Carlos R. Hamilton Jr., M.D.
Carlos R. Hamilton Jr., M.D., is Special Advisor to the President of the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston and Professor of Medicine at the U.T. McGovern Medical School. He graduated from the University of Texas in Austin and Baylor College of Medicine. After fellowships at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Massachusetts General Hospital, he served on the faculty at the Johns Hopkins Medical School and at the Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center. For 25 years he was a practicing internist and endocrinologist on the clinical faculty of Baylor College of Medicine before he assumed his present positions. He has long-standing interests in the individual stories that comprise the historical tapestry and has published A Rose Blooms in Texas, the story of two young Texans who came of age during the Civil War era. He is the fourth of five generations of Texas physicians.