Bio of Chair and Program Director


Elizabeth “Lisa” Carter, MD 

Department of Family Medicine
JPS Health Network
Tarrant County Hospital District
1500 South Main Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76104

Dr. Lisa Carter, born in El Paso, is a proud Native Texan. She is married and has four children.
She graduated North Texas State University in 1974 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work. She earned her Medical degree in 1981 from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. Dr. Carter completed her residency in Family Medicine in 1984 at John Peter Smith Hospital where she currently has a practice in Family Medicine and Geriatrics. She also has a Board in Medical Acupuncture and Quality Assurance/Utilization Review.
Dr. Carter has held a number of clinical appointments in her career. She has served as a Coordinator for the Quality Improvement Program for the Department of Family Medicine. From 2002-2011, she was appointed Medical Director for Physician Quality. She has an appointment as a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas as well as an appointment as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at Texas A & M.
In 2010, Dr. Carter was elected President of the Medical Staff at John Peter Smith Hospital. She became the Senior Vice President of Population Health in 2012.
In addition to her love of her patients and JPS Health Network, Dr. Carter enjoys gardening and reading.





Daniel Casey, MD
Program Director

Daniel Casey, MD, a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Medicine and the John Peter Smith Family Medicine Residency, has been Program Director since 2005. Recently he has been involved in the P4 Initiative and Length of Training Pilot, which has led to innovations and improvements in the education of family medicine residencies. Clinical interests include rural medicine and hospital/critical care medicine. Dr. Casey, a lifelong Dallas Cowboys fan, enjoys spending time with his family, particularly coaching his three boys in football, basketball, and baseball.




Diana Singer, RN
Residency Coordinator

Diana Singer, RN, received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Texas Christian University in 2010. Upon graduation, she accepted a position in the John Peter Smith Hospital Intensive Care Unit, where she worked full time until the fall of 2012, when she took over as Senior Residency Coordinator in the JPS Family Medicine Residency. She thoroughly enjoys getting to work first-hand with the residents and outside of JPS enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends.