Clinical Associate Professor
Primary Care Medicine
Jason McKnight earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, and completed his family medicine residency at Texas A&M Family Medicine Residency Program. During residency, he received special training in primary care endoscopy, especially as it relates to colorectal cancer screening in underserved patient populations. He is currently the primary investigator of a colorectal cancer screening grant through the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). Dr. McKnight is also heavily involved in both undergraduate and graduate medical education, specifically relating to primary care medicine, hospital medicine, primary care endoscopy, evidence-based medicine, healthcare policy and physician advocacy. He has co-authored a book section on lower gastrointestinal conditions, and writes occasional blog posts on a variety of medical related topics for patient education. Dr. McKnight is also a current member of the Texas Medical Association (TMA) Leadership College Class of 2019, and a voting member of the TMA Committee on Rural Health.