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Physician , university official

Herschel Lewis Douglas, American physician, university official. Diplomate: American Board Family Practice.


Douglas, Herschel Lewis was born on February 10, 1935 in Sulphur, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Herschel E. and Evelyn (Lewis) Douglas.


Student, University Oklahoma, 1953. Student, Oklahoma City University, 1956. Doctor of Medicine, University Oklahoma, 1960.


Intern United States Public Health Service, New Orleans, 1960-1961. Practice medicine specializing in family practice Lea County, New Mexico, 1961-1965, 68-71. Chief staff Lea General Hospital, 1968, 69, 70.

Active medical surgical staff Lovington, New Mexico, 1961-1971. Active medical-surgical staff Bexar County Hospital District, Texas, 1971-1981, chief family practice service, 1973-1981. President medical-dental staff, 1977-1978.

Member staff department medicine St. Luke's Lutheran Hospital, San Antonio, 1977-1981. Associate professor department medicine University Texas Health Science Center, 1971-1973, professor, chairman department family practice, 1973-1981, associate dean, clinical affairs, 1979-1981, director family practice residency training program, 1973-1978, clinical professor School Nursing, 1975-1977. Clinical professor College University Texas Pharmacy, Austin, 1976-1981.

Professor human ecology University Texas School Public Health, Houston, 1980-1981. Dean, vice president health affairs Quillen-Dishner College Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, 1981-1988. Associate dean Executive Vice President medical affairs, assistant vice president clinical affairs College Medicine, University Florida, Jacksonville, from 1988.

Consultant staff ambulatory care Audie Murphy Veterans Administration Hospital, San San Antonio, 1974-1980, Compas, Inc., 1974-1975, Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, 1979-1981, V.A. Medical Center, Mountain Home, Tennessee, 1981-1988, Bristol (Tennessee) Memorial Hospital, 1981-1988, Johnson City (Tennessee) Medical Center, 1981-1988, Center Geriatrics and Gerontology Quillen-Dishner College Medicine, 1985-1988. Member active staff University Medical Center, Jacksonville, Florida, since 1988. Assistant professor Trinity University, San Antonio, 1977-1980.

Member National Commission on Certified of Physicians' Assistants, Inc., board directors continuing competence committee, finance committee, since 1983, examination development committee, since 1983. Member American Medical Association Health Policy Agenda for the American People, Medical Science Work Group I, 1984-1987. Member National Board Medical Examiners, Part III, Patient Management Problems Test Committee, 1984-1987.

President Medical Education Assistance Corporation Quillen-Dishner College Medicine, 1983-1988. Member state of Franklin board Indian Pharmacist Association, 1986-1988.


  • Diplomate: American Board Family Practice.


  • Other Work

    • Member editorial advisory board Illustrated Medicine, 1985-1988. Contributor articles on medical education, health care, public health to professional journals.


Member Community Information Task Force, since 1988. Served with United States Agency for International Development, 1965-1968. Fellow American Academy Family Physicians (director Alamo chapter 1972-1977, research committee 1978-1980, T.J. Johnson award 1983).

Member Texas Academy Family Physicians (science program committee 1978-1981, liaison committee with medical schools 1971-1981, committee for funding research programs 1980-1981), Society Teachers Family Medicine (research committee 1976-1978), Bexar County Medical Society (health careers committee 1979, committee medical education 1973-1974, committee medical school and education 1980-1981), Family Physicians Student Association (faculty advisory 1972-1977), American Medical Association (Physicians' Recognition award 1970, 72, 76, 79, 82, 85, 88), Texas Medical Association (continuing education committee 1974-1983), Tennessee Academy Family Physicians (committee on legislation and government affairs 1981-1988, Accreditation Council Graduate Medical Education (special site visitor, research review committee since 1981, World Organization National Colleges (bibliography committee) Tennessee Technology Foundation (board directors 1985-1988), Florida Medical Association (vice chairman committee clinical excellence since 1988), Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce (healthcare council), Alpha Omega Alpha.


Married Constance R. Vaught, December 29, 1968. Children: Dane E., Craig S., Nicole.

Herschel E. Douglas

Evelyn (Lewis) Douglas

Constance R. Vaught

Dane E. Douglas

Craig S. Douglas

Nicole Douglas