Dr. Houston gradated from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences with both a Master of Public Health and a Doctor of Medicine. Upon the completion of the third year of medical school, Dr. Houston received the Barton Foundation Scholarship. The Barton scholarship is awarded annually only to students who complete the prior year of medical school with the highest-grade point average.
He enjoys a variety of outdoor activities from fly fishing, fly tying, hiking, biking and hunting. He is also an avid fan of the Arkansas Razorbacks.