Clinical Assistant Professor, Director of Interprofessional Education, College of Medicine, Texas A&M University
Hector Chapa, MD, FACOG, is a board-certified OB-GYN and serves as clinical assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology and clerkship director for OB-GYN at Texas A&M College of Medicine. He is a nationally and internationally recognized speaker and published author in the field of obstetrics and gynecology.
Dr. Chapa has been involved in research of minimally invasive gynecological procedures. He has published more than 40 clinical articles, case reports and medical commentaries covering both obstetrical and gynecological topics. Other areas of research publications include therapies for abnormal uterine bleeding, post-partum sentinel events and female sexual health.
Dr. Chapa has taught as an invited physician-faculty member in South Africa, Israel, the European Union, the Netherlands, Norway, Ireland, Chile, Columbia and Canada due to his unique lecture style and passion for evidence-based learning.
He serves as the director of interprofessional education for the College of Medicine. As medical education has evolved, training of future healthcare professionals must be done with a team-focused approach, in addition to being patient-focused. Dr. Chapa assists in supervising disaster day student activities, interprofessional simulations for OB/GYN and is an advocate for interprofessional curriculum development.
In clinical practice, he is an OB-GYN hospitalist at CHI St. Joseph Regional Hospital in Bryan, Texas. He is a graduate of University of Texas Southwestern Medical School with specialty training at Parkland Memorial Hospital.
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