AIM Medical Director

William Pieratt, DO

Family Medicine

Gabriel Neal, MD
Clerkship Director

Dr. Gabriel Neal is a clinical assistant professor and faculty member at the Family Medicine Residency Program. He received his degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and attended the Family Medicine Residency at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. He has a Fellowship in Family Medicine/Obstetrics. His teaching interests are obstetrics, international medical missions, and bioethics. He received the Clinical Faculty Preceptor of the Year Award in 2011 and the Humanism in Medicine Award in 2001. 

Dr. Neal was in private practice in Bryan-College Station from 2006-2013. He then practiced Family Medicine in the United Arab Emirates for three years before returning to join the Texas Family Medicine Residency Program as core faculty in 2016. He and his wife, Stacy, have five children.

For more information about the family medicine clerkship, contact Clerkship Coordinator Teri Lee 979.436.0975

Internal Medicine

William Pieratt, DO
Clerkship Director

For more information about the internal medicine, radiology or pathology clerkship, contact Clerkship Coordinator Arthur Castro 979.436.0972

Obstetrics & Gynecology

William Price, MD
Clerkship Director

Dr. William F. Price received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston in 1975. He completed his residency in obstetrics-gynecology at the University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston in 1978. He is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Price practiced OB-GYN for 20 years in Longview, Texas, before returning to Bryan-College Station to open his private practice in 1999. He joined Scott & White's OB-GYN department in June 2008. Since returning to Bryan-College Station he has been actively involved in independent research as well as medical education for both medical and nursing students. He maintains professional associations with multiple professional organizations including the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the American Medical Association and the Texas Medical Association.

Hector O. Chapa, MD
Associate Clerkship Director

Dr. Hector O. Chapa received his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin and his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. From 2000 to 2015, he served as the medical director and research coordinator for the Women's Specialty Center of Oak Cliff in Dallas. He is a published author of over 30 clinical articles and clinical commentaries. Additionally, he has served as a physician medical adviser to several national and international medical corporations, and has participated in several FDA clinical trials for gynecological surgery.

In fall 2015, Chapa joined the medical faculty of the Texas A&M University Health Science Center and is currently the associate director for the OB-GYN clinical clerkship. He is in full-time clinical practice at CHI St. Joseph Health System as an OB-GYN Hospitalist.

For more information about the OB-GYN clerkship, contact Clerkship Coordinator Teri Musia 979.436.0975


Jessie Parr, MD
Clerkship Director

Dr. Jesse W. Parr received a bachelor’s degree in zoology from Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in 1969. He completed his medical degree at Louisiana State University School of Medicine at New Orleans in 1973. He completed his pediatric residency at Baylor Affiliated Hospitals in Houston, Texas Children’s Hospital, Ben Taub General Hospital and Jefferson Davis Hospital. He has been in private practice in Bryan-College Station since 1976. He co-founded University Pediatric Association in 1978 with Drs. Ken Matthews and William Conkling, and has been in private practice as member-owner since. He has been a team physician for Texas A&M University athletic teams since 1983. His clinical interests are general pediatrics, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and other mental illness of children and adolescents, and medical aspects of sports activity.

For more information about the pediatrics clerkship, contact Clerkship Coordinator Dana Gerlock 979.436.0973


Darlene McLaughlin, MD
Clerkship Director

Dr. Darlene McLaughlin joined the Texas A&M College of Medicine in 2009 in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health. McLaughlin graduated from Stephen F. Austin University with a Bachelor of Science in biology and chemistry. She completed both medical school and residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, as well as a rotating internship at Louisiana State University.

For more information about the psychiatry clerkship, please contact Clerkship Coordinator Dana Gerlock 979.436.0973


Bruce Hoak, MD

Dr. Bruce Hoak graduated Summa Cum Laude from Texas A&M University in 1979. He captained the varsity swim team and was named Outstanding Student in the College of Science. Hoak continued his training at University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, receiving his medical degree in 1983. He completed his residency at West Virginia University, Charleston Division, where he earned the Dean’s Prize and was named Outstanding Chief Resident. Hoak has been practicing general surgery in Bryan-College Station since 2001.

Bryan D. Parrent, MD, FACS

Dr. Bryan David Parrent grew up in Plano, Texas, and graduated magna cum laude from Texas A&M University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Arts in biology with a minor in chemistry. Parrent pursued his medical degree from the Texas A&M College of Medicine, graduating with honors. He completed his residency and internship training at Baylor University Medical Center, performing and perfecting his skills in general and bariatric surgery. Upon completion of his training, Parrent relocated to the Bryan-College Station area to join General and Bariatric Surgical Associates where he has built a successful and thriving practice. Parrent is a member of the American Board of Surgeons and was board certified in March 2006 in General Surgery and became a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons in 2008.

For more information about the surgery, anesthesiology and emergency medicine clerkship, contact Clerkship Coordinator Anne Christian 979.436.0974


Physical Location Address for Clerkship Coordinators:

Bryan-College Station Clinical Campus
St. Joseph Regional Health Center
2801 Franciscan Drive, Bryan, TX 77802