Thomas P. Houston, MD

Steering Committee Member 
The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Dr. Houston is a graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. After a 10-year career in academic family medicine, he directed the American Medical Association’s tobacco control and public health advocacy programs. From 2003 to 2005, he held the Jim Finks Chair in Health Promotion at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, and was Professor of Public Health and Family Medicine. From 2005-2016, he worked at the McConnell Heart Health Center in Columbus, and directed tobacco cessation and policy initiatives for OhioHealth. He is currently Adjunct Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at The Ohio State University. He is past-president of the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians.