Family Medicine

Meet the Program Leadership and Core Faculty

Department of Family Medicine
Associate Program Director
Grant Fowler, MD
Medical Degree: University of Texas Houston McGovern Medical School
Residency Training: University of Texas Houston Memorial Family Practice

Dr. Grant Fowler is an expert in geriatric and sports medicine, who previously served as the Vice Chair of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston Department of Family and Community Medicine. Dr. Fowler also served as the Residency Program Director for the University of Texas Medical School at Houston Family Practice Program. Dr. Fowler is past president of the Harris County Academy of Family Physicians and served in a national leadership position on the board of the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors. Dr. Fowler's numerous honors include the 2016 Texas Academy of Family Physicians Exemplary Teaching Award, the 2017 University of Texas System Regents Outstanding Teacher Award and induction into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society as an alumnus in 2015. In addition to his role as Department Chair, Dr. Fowler is the Academic Chair of Family Medicine for the TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine.

Program Director
Daniel Casey, MD
Medical Degree: University of Missouri of Columbia
Residency Training: John Peter Smith Hospital

A graduate of the University of Missouri School of Medicine and the John Peter Smith Family Medicine Residency, has been Program Director since 2005. Recently he has been involved in the P4 Initiative and Length of Training Pilot, which has led to innovations and improvements in the education of family medicine residencies. Clinical interests include rural medicine, hospital/critical care medicine, and bioethics. Dr.Casey, a lifelong Dallas Cowboys fan, enjoys spending time with his family, particularly coaching his three boys in football, basketball, and baseball.