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


Clinical and Behavioral Research

Education & Training

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health
The University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe Louisiana
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.

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