Our Team

R. Dakota Carter, MD, EdD

Dr. Carter is an Adult and Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist who trained at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston/McGovern Medical School. Dr. Carter is passionate about education, teaching, and training students and residents and has a doctorate in education from University of Houston. He is an avid researcher and has published on a myriad of topics in psychiatry, in addition to developing curriculum for medical schools in the Houston area and across the United States. Dr. Carter also sits on the American Psychiatric Association Board of Trustees and is on the Council of Government Relations and Advocacy. Dr. Carter is a national SAMHSA/APA Diversity Fellow and a national George Ginsberg Award recipient for his continued work in psychiatry and mental health. Dr. Carter has also recently won a coveted “Texas 30 under 30” award by CultureMap.