Certificate of Excellence in Geriatrics: Preparing our Future Health Care Workforce for the Aging Boom

Certificate of Excellence in Geriatrics is a 160-hour certificate program for Houston Community College faculty who teach health professional students. The programs consists of three segments:


Carolyn Da Silva, PT, DSc, NCS
Houston Geriatric Education Center Consultant
Texas Woman’s University, School of Physical Therapy 

Carmel B. Dyer, MD
Houston Geriatric Education Center
UTHealth Medical School

John Halphen, MD, JD
UTHealth Medical School
Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine

Vineeth John, MD
UTHealth Medical School
Department of Psychiatry

Kathleen Pace Murphy, PhD, GNP
UTHealth Medical School

Nahid Rianon, MD, DrPH
UTHealth Medical School,
Department of Family and Community Medicine

June Sadowsky, DDS, MPH
Houston Geriatric Education Center
UTHealth School of Dentistry

Paul Schulz, MD
UTHealth Medical School


This page last updated on: March 28, 2020