Dr. Robert Gee is an Associate Professor in the Department of Behavioral Science and the Director of the Ross University School of Medicine’s (RUSM) Counseling Center.
Dr. Gee earned his Ed.D. from Texas Tech University, where he also completed his undergraduate and master’s degrees. Prior to joining RUSM, Dr. Gee taught at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and the University of Texas at San Antonio, where he also directed the Community Family Life Center. Dr. Gee is a nationally recognized expert in mental health across the lifespan. Dr. Gee received additional research training as an invited Fellow with the National Institute on Drug Abuse’s National Hispanic Science Network. His research examines mental health, at the individual, family, institutional, and community levels.
Dr. Gee has served on many university, state, and national committees, including those of the Texas Medical Association and the Texas Department of State Health Services. He has received extensive funding for both clinical and research projects, including integrating mental health care for adolescents into primary care settings, patient and provider educational resource manuals, tobacco/nicotine dependence intervention, and treatment for criminal justice offenders. Dr. Gee has published over 30 peer-reviewed papers, book chapters, and educational modules/reports.
Dr. Gee is a current and past member of several professional organizations including the American Counseling Association, International Association of Medical Science Educators, Society for Adolescent Medicine, and Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse. “Robby” and his family enjoy the outdoors, boating, traveling, and being together.