James Mobley


Dr. James Mobley


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Dr. James Mobley has been teaching Epidemiology at Sam Houston State University since 2014.  He teaches from his home in Portland, Texas.   

His primary areas of professional activity are Family Medicine and Public Health.  As medical advisor to Texas A&M Health South Texas Initiative, he has provided creative programs to reduce the incidence of diabetes, cancer and asthma in 27 South Texas Counties.  As Health Authority for San Patricio County, he is one of the longest serving Health Authorities in the State of Texas (40 years).  He is retired from the United States Army with the rank of Brigadier General.  He also sponsored a medical careers club for local high school students for over 25 years.


  • MD: University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio (1973

  • MPH: Texas A&M School of Rural Public Health- Epidemiology (2013 Honors)

  • BS: Texas A&M  Zoology (1969)

Professional Experience and Honors:

  • Fellow, American Academy of Family Medicine

  • Order of Military Medical Merit, U.S. Medical Regiment

  • Texas Academy of Family Physicians Public Health Award

  • Commanding General, 807th Medical Command, U.S. Army

  • President Medical Arts Clinics, Portland, Aransas Pass

  • Health Authority, San Patricio County, Texas

Professional Experience and Honors:

Public Health

Family Medicine

Nuclear, chemical and biological warfare