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Charles D. Adams, MD, MPH
Senior Medical Director

Adams, CharlesDr. Charles D. (Danny) Adams was born in Houston, Texas. After graduating from Spring Branch High School, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy, where he spent the next 3 1/2 years. Adams graduated magna cum laude from The University of Houston. He received his Doctor of Medicine from The University of Texas Medical Branch and his Master of Public Health from The University of Texas Health Science Center. He spent 9 years in private practice in Pasadena, Texas and Dillard, Georgia. He is a past member of The American College of Emergency Physicians.

Adams has been in correctional medicine for the past 21 years. He has held numerous positions during that time including regional supervisor, and currently is the southern division medical director. Adams has been a long time member of the UTMB-CMC Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee and is currently co- chairman of the UTMB-CMC Peer Review Committee. He has conducted numerous prison surveys on behalf of the NCCHC (National Commission for Correctional Health Care) throughout the United States. His current position entails the supervision of medical care of over 40 Texas Department of Criminal Justice prison units which house approximately 60,000 incarcerated felons.

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