N. Niles Farr, MD MPH

N. Miles Farr MD, MPH
Assistant Professor

DivisionGeneral Medicine
DepartmentInternal Medicine 


Dr. Farr earned his bachelor’s degree in Finance from Louisiana State University and both his MD and MPH from UTMB.  He completed his Internal Medicine and Pediatrics residency training at Harvard-affiliated Mass General Hospital in Boston, MA. 

Since returning to UTMB, Dr. Farr has held leadership positions in both graduate and undergraduate medical education.  He currently serves as an Associate Program Director for the Internal Medicine residency program, Assistant Dean of Educational Affairs and Director of the Office of Clinical Education.  He continues to practice both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics precepting medical students and residents.  He has been recognized with multiple teaching awards.  In addition, he has produced award-winning medical education scholarships for his work on curriculum development. 

Dr. Farr’s interests include enhancing undergraduate and graduate medical education around clinical reasoning and medical decision-making, high-value care, and health-systems science as the third pillar of health-sciences education.  Prior to his medical career, Dr. Farr worked domestically and internationally as a consultant and internal auditor for an international accounting firm and multiple Fortune 500 companies. 

Degree/Training CompletedYearName & Location
B.S. in Biology2000Louisiana State University and Texas A&M
M.D.2011University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
Internship & Residency2015Mass General Hospital-Harvard, Boston, MA