Grant Fowler, MD, FAAFP




Grant C. Fowler, MD, is currently a tenured Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He is also Assistant Chief of Family Medicine at Memorial Hermann Hospital. Dr. Fowler is a National Merit Scholar graduate of Rice University with a degree in Chemical Engineering. Upon receiving his Medical Degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, he completed his residency at Memorial Family Practice in Houston. After almost eight years as the Director of the UT Houston Family Practice Residency, Dr. Fowler assumed the duties of Vice Chair in 1998. Dr. Fowler has served as an invited lecturer at multiple regional and national meetings as well as at multiple institutions. Author or co-author of over 80 articles, book chapters, and monographs, he has also served as an editor for several professional publications. Recently, as co-editor, he helped revise the best-selling textbook from Mosby/ Saunders/ Elsevier, Procedures for Primary Care. He is also in the process of completing another textbook, 20 Common Problems in Cardiology for Primary Care. Currently a member of the Board of Advisors of the Harris County Academy of Family Physicians, he has completed multiple terms on the Board of Directors of the Texas Academy of Family Physicians and two elected terms on the Board of Directors of the national Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors. Dr. Fowler has also served on the Executive Board of the Harris County Medical Society and was elected Chair of their Ethics Committee. His current research and teaching interests focus on Preventative Medicine including depression, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and office procedures. He also has an interest in both Geriatrics and Primary Care Sports Medicine and has a Certificate of Added Qualifications in both. Dr. Fowler has been a recipient of the Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award every year.

Co-Editor, Pfenninger and Fowler's Procedures for Primary Care Textbook - Published by Elsevier
Professor & Vice Chair, Department of Family & Community Medicine-
University of Texas Health Science Center Houston Medical School

Past President Harris County Academy of Family Physicians
Past Director Texas Academy of Family Physicians
Houston, Texas

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