Tropical Medicine Clinic

The National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine has established a Tropical Medicine Clinic at the Harris Health System's Smith Clinic in the Texas Medical Center.

The Tropical Medicine Clinic opened Oct. 6, 2011, and specializes in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of tropical diseases. The mission of the Clinic is to prevent, diagnose, and treat common and neglected tropical diseases in the Houston metropolitan population and to improve occupational health for those working in regions where tropical diseases thrive.