Dr. Timothy B. Boone is the chair of the Urology Department, co-director of the Institute for Academic Medicine and a member of the Neurological Institute at Houston Methodist Hospital. He is a professor of urology at Weill Cornell Medical College and holds positions as vice dean and professor of urology at Texas A&M College of Medicine and Baylor College of Medicine where he also is a clinical professor of urology. Dr. Boone earned his medical degree, Master of Science in physiology and doctorate in neuroscience at the University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston. He completed his urology residency training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. In 1991, he joined the faculty in the Department of Urology at the University of Texas Southwestern for two years and then moved to Baylor College of Medicine where he joined the Scott Department of Urology. In 2000, Dr. Boone was named professor and chair of the Scott Department of Urology where he served until 2008. For over 20 years he has actively participated in the care of spinal cord injured veterans with neurogenic bladder dysfunction at the VA Spinal Cord Injury Unit in Dallas and in Houston.