Dr. Cutrell is originally from Sulphur Springs in northeast Texas. Following in the footsteps of his uncle and father who both attended UT Southwestern, Dr. Cutrell completed his medical school training at UTSW and was the Ho Din Award winner of his graduating class. Attracted by the breadth of clinical cases and intellectually stimulating environment, he remained at UT Southwestern to complete an internal medicine residency, a chief medicine residency, and an infectious diseases fellowship. Dr. Cutrell’s clinical interests focus on the care of patients with HIV and the rational and effective use of antimicrobials. He is currently leading the antibiotic stewardship program at the Dallas VA Medical Center in addition to providing clinical care in the HIV clinic, on the general medicine wards, and ID consult service. Dr. Cutrell also has strong interests in graduate medical education and teaches medical students, residents, and fellows in infectious disease. Outside of medicine, Dr. Cutrell enjoys reading, spending time with his wife and two sons, and traveling.