Family Medicine

Meet the Program Leadership and Core Faculty

Department of Family Medicine
Associate Program Director
Grant Fowler, MD
Medical Degree: University of Texas Houston McGovern Medical School
Residency Training: University of Texas Houston Memorial Family Practice

Dr. Grant Fowler is an expert in geriatric and sports medicine, who previously served as the Vice Chair of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston Department of Family and Community Medicine. Dr. Fowler also served as the Residency Program Director for the University of Texas Medical School at Houston Family Practice Program. Dr. Fowler is past president of the Harris County Academy of Family Physicians and served in a national leadership position on the board of the Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors. Dr. Fowler's numerous honors include the 2016 Texas Academy of Family Physicians Exemplary Teaching Award, the 2017 University of Texas System Regents Outstanding Teacher Award and induction into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society as an alumnus in 2015. In addition to his role as Department Chair, Dr. Fowler is the Academic Chair of Family Medicine for the TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine.

Department of Family Medicine
Jay Haynes MD, MSc
Medical Degree: Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport
Graduate Degree: Master of Science in Medical Management - University of Texas Southwestern/University of Texas at Dallas
Residency Training: John Peter Smith Hospital
Dr. Jay Haynes has practiced medicine and served in healthcare leadership in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, and North Texas since 1985. He is a Senior Medical Director for Acclaim Physician Group with the JPS Health Network and previously served on the Board of Managers for the Tarrant County Hospital District and as Chief Medical Officer of the JPS Health Network from 2004-2009. Dr. Haynes was the founding Medical Director of HCA Med Alliance in North Fort Worth and has served as President of the Tarrant County Academy of Medicine. He is also actively engaged as teaching faculty and research with JPS and Professor and Academic Liaison with Burnett School of Medicine at Texas Christian University where he was elected in 2017 to the Accreditation Committee for Quality Improvement. In 2019, Dr. Haynes was appointed as Chair of the JPS Medical Staff Bylaws Committee. In 2021, he was appointed as Vice-Chair of the JPS Family Medicine Department and elected as Secretary-Treasurer of the JPS Medical Staff.
Dr. Haynes has a passion for quality patient-centered care and medical education, teaching the art and science of clinical practice and performance development to medical students, residents and fellow clinicians.
Jay is married to Bonny, a family law attorney, and they have 4 adult children. Besides creating valuable healthcare experiences with co-workers and colleagues, he enjoys time with his family, friends, and dogs, making music with his children, exploring outdoor adventure, and culinary experimentation.
Program Director
Daniel Casey, MD
Medical Degree: University of Missouri of Columbia
Residency Training: John Peter Smith Hospital

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, hospital/critical care medicine, and bioethics. Dr.Casey, a lifelong Dallas Cowboys fan, enjoys spending time with his family, particularly coaching his three boys in football, basketball, and baseball.