Jason L. Burnett, Ph.D.

Co-Director of the Texas Elder Abuse and Mistreatment Institute (TEAM)
Assistant Professor - Geriatric and Palliative Medicine


Contact Information

  • Office Phone: 713-873-4685

Specialties

Clinical and Behavioral Research


Education & Training

Ph.D.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health
M.S.
The University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe Louisiana
B.S.
Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas

Certifications & Interests

Research Interest
Co-Principal Investigator Title: “Intervention to Reduce Mediation Non-Adherence in Community-Dwelling Elders Who Self-Neglect”, Principal Investigator Title: “Estimating Differential Mortality Rates for Elder Mistreatment and Self-Neglect Types: A Road to More Efficient Service Delivery”

Jason Burnett is the Co-Director of the Texas Elder Abuse and Mistreatment Institute (TEAM). Dr. Burnett earned his PhD from the University of Texas School of Public Health-Houston (Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences). His research focuses on the development of valid and reliable assessments of elder self-neglect and identifying intervention programs aimed at reducing the occurrence of elder self-neglect and its negative health outcomes.


UTPhysicians
Memorial Hermann Hospital System
Harris Health System
MD Anderson Cancer Center
TIRR Memorial Hermann
Kindred Hospital