Dr. Carmel Bitondo Dyer has been practicing geriatric medicine for over 20 years. In 2007, Dr. Dyer joined McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). She is the current Chief of Staff for LBJ Hospital and Associate Dean of Harris County Programs for UTHealth. She founded the Baylor geriatrics program at Harris Health System, the Texas Elder Abuse and Mistreatment Institute, and the UTHealth Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine. Her research and publications have been in the area of elder mistreatment and inter-professional teams. She was a delegate to the 2005 White House Conference on Aging and has twice provided testimony to the U.S. Senate on behalf of vulnerable elders.
Dr. Dyer holds the Roy M. and Phyllis Gough Huffington Chair in Gerontology and the Nancy P. and Vincent F. Guinee, M.D. Distinguished Chair in Gerontology and is the executive director of the UTHealth Consortium on Aging. She is ranked in the top 1% of geriatricians by US News and World Report.
Baylor College of Medicine, 1988
Baylor College of Medicine, 1991
Baylor College of Medicine, 1993