George & Cynthia Mitchell Distinguished Chair in Geriatric Medicine
Director of the Sealy Center on Aging
University of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Blvd
Galveston, Texas 77555-0177
Phone: (409) 747-1987
FAX: (409) 772-1942
James S. Goodwin, M.D. is currently the George and Cynthia Mitchell Distinguished Chair in Geriatric Medicine and Director of the Sealy Center on Aging at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. He attended Amherst College and Harvard Medical School, spent much of his early career at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, and since 1992 has been in Galveston. Throughout his career he has written more than 200 scientific articles.
Recently, Dr. Goodwin was appointed vice president and chief research officer at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Read the news article.
Previously, Goodwin directed an effort that resulted in UTMB being awarded $4.9 million for the state’s first federally funded center to study individual preferences of older men and women about the most important outcomes from their medical care. Read the news article.
“One of my major goals is to work with the entire health system to foster translational research that directly impacts and improves the medical care of our patients,” Goodwin stated.