Biosketch as of 1981
STERLING HARPER FLY, JR., M.D., of Uvalde, was appointed to the Board
of Regents of The University of Texas System by Governor Dolph Briscoe in
January, 1977, to serve a six-year term. Dr. Fly was elected vice chairman of the
U. T. System Board of Regents on January 24, 1981.
He was educated at Crystal City High School, Texas A&M University, The
University of Texas at Austin and The University of Texas Galveston Medical Branch.
He served an internship at the Philadelphia General Hospital and a residency (general practice)
at the Robert B. Green Hospital in San Antonio.
Dr. Fly has been in the private practice of medicine in Uvalde since
1952, and also has been clinical professor of family practice at the U. T.
Medical School - San Antonio.
He served as a first lieutenant in the
U.S.A.R. Medical Corps and as a volunteer physician in Vietnam.
He is a member of the Nine Counties Medical Society, Texas and
American Medical Associations; a fellow of the American Academy of Family
Practice; Diplomate of the American Board of Family Practice; and a member
of the Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society.
Dr. Fly has a long-standing interest in education. His father was
superintendent of schools in Sabinal and Crystal City, and served as
president of Southwest Texas Junior College.
Active in civic organizations, Dr. Fly is affiliated with the Rotary
Club and Boy Scouts of America. He is a former member of the board of
trustees of Southwest Texas Junior College, former chairman of the board of
managers of the Uvalde County Hospital Authority and former member of the
State Board of Health Resources.
His hobbies are hunting, fishing and archaeology.
Dr. Fly is married to the former Bobbie Kirkpatrick of Portland,
Texas, and the are the parents of four children -- Marguerite;
Sterling H., III; Suzanne, and Bruce.
last updated July, 1981