(TEMPLE, TX) — The Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, Scott & White Hospital and Central Texas Veterans Health Care System have announced the appointment of Charles Foulks, M.D., as interim chair of the Department of Internal Medicine, effective immediately.

A professor of internal medicine at the HSC-COM, Dr. Foulks has served as director of nephrology and hypertension since 1998. He also is a vice chair in the Department of Internal Medicine and sits on the Scott & White Board of Directors and Board of Trustees.

Dr. Foulks is board certified in nephrology and nutrition support from the American Board of Internal Medicine and a member of the Scott & White faculty since July 1, 1998.

After receiving a Bachelor of Science degree from East Tennessee State University, Dr. Foulks earned his M.D. from the University of Tennessee in 1975. He completed his residency at Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC) at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, in 1979, followed by a nephrology fellowship at BAMC in 1981.

Founded in 1977, the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine is committed to educating, training and equipping physicians who are compassionate about their patients and dedicated to the communities in which they serve. Located on the Texas A&M University campus and at Scott & White Hospital in Temple, the college consists of approximately 700 basic scientists and clinicians who instruct students during the course of their medical education. The HSC-COM’s primary clinical affiliate, Scott & White, is ranked as one of the top 15 teaching hospitals in the nation.

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