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Houston, Texas

Anatomy instruction at Baylor College of Medicine
Department of Family and Community Medicine
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Robert Parkerson, III, M.D., MPH, Associate Professor and Vice Chair for International Affairs


BS, Duke University, 1977
M.D., Duke University, 1981
Diploma in Tropical Medicine, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
MPH in Health Services Administration, Harvard University, 1985
Residency in Family Medicine at Duke University Medical Center, 1984
Residency/Fellowship in Internal Medicine/Infectious Diseases at Tufts/New England Medical Center in 1995.

Previous Positions

He and his wife are former medical missionaries with the United Methodist Church in Africa.


He is also Advisor for International Activities at Baylor College of Medicine and leads the International Health Task Force charged with developing the International and Community Health Curriculum for the residency program. Dr. Parkerson supervises residents at NWCHC and on the Ben Taub Inpatient Family Medicine service. He provides care to patients with HIV in the Early Intervention HIV clinic at NWCHC and supervises on the Ben Taub Inpatient Infectious Disease service.

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