Dr. Woodrow Gandy attended the University of Texas as an undergraduate and obtained his medical degree from U.T. Southwestern Medical School in Dallas before completing residency training in internal medicine at the University of California, Sacramento, and San Francisco General Hospital. He practiced medicine in the Dallas area, serving as Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Baylor Medical Center at Irving until co-founding T-System, Inc., a medical informatics company that serves hospitals in all 50 states as well as military facilities. He is a past chairman and a current director of Medisend International, a public charity serving hospitals in the developing world as well as providing biomedical technical training to veterans through the General Richard B. Meyers Veterans Program. Dr. Gandy is an active investor in early stage life science companies and serves on the boards of medical device, software, and biotechnology companies.
As the father of a daughter with hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, Dr. Gandy supports and is involved with research to improve our understanding of the various Ehlers-Danlos syndromes and to develop more effective specific treatments.