Dr. Lapus serves as the McGovern Medical School Department of Emergency Section Co-Chair of Clinical Affairs. He oversees pediatric clinical operations at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, as well as for our pediatric emergency medicine community sites. He joined the UT faculty in 2009 after completing a fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. He has salary support from the NIH and CDC as a Co-Investigator looking at cognitive and developmental outcomes in children who have suffered a traumatic brain injury. He is a recipient of the Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award.


University of Santo Tomas (Philippines)
Pediatrics, McGovern Medical School
Pediatrics, McGovern Medical School
Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Areas of Interest

Clinical Interests

Resident Education; Quality Improvement; Traumatic Brain Injury; Sedation and Analgesia; Patient Flow and Satisfaction

Research Interests

Quality Improvement