Aghaegbulam Uga, M.D., has been appointed to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission’s Behavioral Health Advisory Committee. The committee provides input and recommendations on the adequacy of behavioral health services and programs in Texas.
Dr. Uga is an assistant professor of internal medicine and psychiatry at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso. He is also program director of TTUHSC El Paso’s combined internal medicine/psychiatry residency program. Dr. Uga received his medical degree from the University of Maiduguri College of Medical Sciences in Maiduguri, Nigeria. He completed a psychiatry residency, as well as a consultation-liaison psychiatry fellowship in Nigeria. Upon immigrating to the United States, he again completed residency training in psychiatry, as well as internal medicine. He is board certified in internal medicine and psychiatry. His major area of interest is integration of behavioral health into primary care services.