About the President ad interim

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Photo of Charles P. Mouton, MD, MS, MBA

Dr. Charles P. Mouton was appointed President ad interim for the University of Texas Medical Branch in August 2022. He is also Executive Dean and Executive Provost, as well as a Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at UTMB Health. Dr. Mouton previously served UTMB most recently as Executive Vice President, Provost and Dean of the John Sealy School of Medicine. He has also served as Vice Dean for Academic Affairs in the medical school.

He joined UTMB in March 2017 from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, where he served as Senior Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean of the School of Medicine. He also was Adjunct Professor of Medical Education and Administration for Vanderbilt University’s School of Medicine. Before moving to Meharry in 2010, Dr. Mouton was Professor and Chair of the Department of Community and Family Medicine at Howard University College of Medicine, where he received both his undergraduate and doctoral degrees. He also earned a master’s degree in Clinical Epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health in 1997 and an MBA from Tennessee Technological University in 2018. He established Meharry’s first Clinical Simulation Center and helped lead Howard’s Master of Public Health program.

Dr. Mouton’s primary research interests are in women’s health, health disparities, late life domestic violence, and aging. He was a co-investigator for the Women’s Health Initiative, the first study to investigate health in a large sampling of women across the United States to determine how diet, hormone therapy, and calcium and vitamin D might prevent heart disease, cancer, and bone fractures. Dr. Mouton was elected as fellow of The Gerontological Society of America, American Academy of Family Physicians, and the American Geriatrics Society. He is a member of the National Institutes of Health Council of Councils, the Association of American Medical Colleges Board of Directors, and a former member of the Liaison Committee for Medical Education.

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