R. Dakota Carter, MD, Ed.D

Medical Director


2006-2010 University of North Texas, Bachelor of Arts: Political Science;
Minors: Biology, Chemistry, Spanish; summa cum laude; Honors College Scholar

2010-2014 M.D, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
2015-2017 Ed.D, Healthcare Curriculum, Instructor and Leadership, University of Houston

2014- 2017 General Psychiatry Residency Program,
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
2017 Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship,
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth


2019-present Medical Director - Rock Prairie Behavioral Health
2019-present Adjunct Professor - Texas A&M Medical School
2013-present Member, Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians (TSPP)
2017-present Council on Government Relations and Advocacy (TSPP)
2013-present Member, American Psychiatric Association (APA)
2016-2018 APA/SAMHSA Minority Fellowship Program
2016-2018 APA Council on Government Relations and Advocacy
2017-2018 APA/SAMHSA Minority Fellowship Chair
2017-2018 APA Board of Trustees Member
2017-2018 RFM-elect Nominating Committee
2017-2018 Adviser to APA Wellness Committee
2018-present APA Scientific Committee
2018-present APA Committee on Telehealth
2018-present APA Political Action Committee Board of Directors
2014-present Member, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)