Jean Pointon

Jean Pointon — Assistant Professor

Dr. Jean Pointon is assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral medicine with the College of Community Health Sciences. She teaches and supervises the College’s family medicine residents, medical students and clinical learners, and she cares for patients at University Medical Center, which the CCHS operates. Pointon earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in chemical engineering from Mississippi State University. After working for Exxon as a chemical engineer with positions in the Peoples Republic of China and the United Kingdom, she earned her medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. She completed residency training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, and a fellowship at the University of Houston Health Science Center. She is board certified in child and adolescent and general psychiatry and has extensive inpatient and outpatient experience.

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