Charles Mouton, MD, MS
Executive Vice President, Provost, Dean of the School of Medicine
University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine
Charles P. Mouton, MD, MS is Executive Vice President, Provost, Dean of the School of Medicine, and Tenured Professor of Family Medicine at University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine in Galveston, TX. He formerly served as Vice Dean for Academic Affairs at UTMB, and Senior Vice President for Health Affairs, Dean of the School of Medicine and Tenured Professor of Family and Community Medicine at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN. Dr. Mouton received his M.D. degree from Howard University College of Medicine, his Master of Science degree in Clinical Epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health, and his Master of Business Administration degree from Tennessee Technological University. He completed his Family Medicine residency at Prince George’s Hospital Center in Cheverly, MD and his fellowship in Geriatrics at The George Washington Medical Center. Dr. Mouton is board certified in Family Medicine and holds a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Geriatrics.
Dr. Mouton joined UTMB as Vice Dean for Academic Affair and served as interim dean of the School of Medicine prior to his current appointment. Before joining UTMB, he served as Senior Vice President and Dean of the School of Medicine at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN. He also held an appointment as Professor at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine as well as Tenured Professor in Meharry’s Department of Family Medicine from 2010 to 2017. Prior to his tenure at Meharry, Dr. Mouton served as Tenured Professor and Chair, Department of Community and Family Medicine at the Howard University College of Medicine from 2004 to 2010. He also served as Tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and was Associate Chief of the Division of Community Geriatrics, Associate Director of Research, and Director of Nursing Home Services. At UTHSCSA, Dr. Mouton also served as Co-Director of the Center on Violence Prevention. Prior to his tenure at UTHSCSA, Dr. Mouton was Assistant Professor and Director of Research in the Department of Family Medicine at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Medical School in Newark, NJ.
At UTMB, he is also Senior Fellow at the Sealy Center on Aging and member of the executive steering committee of the Pepper Center on Aging. At Meharry, Dr. Mouton directed the Data Science Institute and co-directed the community engagement core for the Meharry Translational Research Center and Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Research. He was a co-investigator for the All-of-Us (Precision Medicine) Initiative, the Prostate Cancer Literacy Project, and the Women’s Health Initiative. He is affiliated with the Black Women’s Health Study and developed a practice-based research network of primary care practices serving urban minorities in the DC Metropolitan area. He has also served on the Liaison Committee for Medical Education, National Vaccine Advisory Council, the National Institute of Aging Advisory Council, and currently serves on the National Institutes of Health Council of Council. He has led studies on late life domestic violence, elder abuse, exercise to promote health in minority elders, and end-of-life care for older minorities. His major areas of research interest are in the social and environmental factors that influence the health of older adults, particularly violence, racism, and health disparities as well as identifying health promotion and disease prevention strategies in minority populations and the elderly.