Texas Children’s Hospital patient Ella Garner strikes a pose in September, when TEXAS CHILDREN’S CANCER CENTER and other TMC hospitals, participated in “going gold” to honor all the brave superheroes fighting cancer during National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. (Credit: Allen S. Kramer / Texas Children’s Hospital)
Texas Children’s Hospital patient Ella Garner strikes a pose in September, when TEXAS CHILDREN’S CANCER CENTER and other TMC hospitals, participated in “going gold” to honor all the brave superheroes fighting cancer during National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. (Credit: Allen S. Kramer / Texas Children’s Hospital)
SHAWN W. CLOONAN, chief operating officer and executive vice president of the TMC, joins Nora’s Home founders LILLIAN GABER, M.D., associate medical director of renal pathology at Houston Methodist Hospital, and her husband, OSAMA GABER, M.D., director of Houston Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center and the J.C. Walter Jr. Presidential Distinguished Chair, at a ribbon cutting ceremony for an expansion of Nora’s Home that doubles its capacity.
SHAWN W. CLOONAN, chief operating officer and executive vice president of the TMC, joins Nora’s Home founders LILLIAN GABER, M.D., associate medical director of renal pathology at Houston Methodist Hospital, and her husband, OSAMA GABER, M.D., director of Houston Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center and the J.C. Walter Jr. Presidential Distinguished Chair, at a ribbon cutting ceremony for an expansion of Nora’s Home that doubles its capacity.
RAJARAJAN AMIRTHALINGAM THANDAVARAYAN, PH.D., instructor at the Houston Methodist Research Institute’s department of cardiovascular sciences, was awarded a two-year American Heart Association Innovative Project Award.
RAJARAJAN AMIRTHALINGAM THANDAVARAYAN, PH.D., instructor at the Houston Methodist Research Institute’s department of cardiovascular sciences, was awarded a two-year American Heart Association Innovative Project Award.
RADHE MOHAN, PH.D., professor in the department of radiation physics at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, was honored with the William D. Coolidge Award, which recognizes a member of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine for a career in medical physics.
RADHE MOHAN, PH.D., professor in the department of radiation physics at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, was honored with the William D. Coolidge Award, which recognizes a member of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine for a career in medical physics.
PADMANEE SHARMA, M.D., PH.D., professor of genitourinary medical oncology and immunology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, won the William B. Coley Award for Distinguished Research in Tumor Immunology.
PADMANEE SHARMA, M.D., PH.D., professor of genitourinary medical oncology and immunology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, won the William B. Coley Award for Distinguished Research in Tumor Immunology.
LAURA A. PETERSEN, M.D., M.P.H., professor of medicine-health services research at Baylor, associate chief of staff for research at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center won the 2017 Under Secretary’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Health Services Research.
LAURA A. PETERSEN, M.D., M.P.H., professor of medicine-health services research at Baylor, associate chief of staff for research at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center won the 2017 Under Secretary’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Health Services Research.
The Periwinkle Foundation’s 28th “Making A Mark” art exhibit unveiled art and creative writing by children touched by cancer and blood disorders at TEXAS CHILDREN’S CANCER AND HEMATOLOGY CENTERS.
The Periwinkle Foundation’s 28th “Making A Mark” art exhibit unveiled art and creative writing by children touched by cancer and blood disorders at TEXAS CHILDREN’S CANCER AND HEMATOLOGY CENTERS.
JOHN ARCIDIACONO was appointed president and CEO of The John P. McGovern Museum of Health & Medical Science (Credit: Justin Calhoun).
JOHN ARCIDIACONO was appointed president and CEO of The John P. McGovern Museum of Health & Medical Science (Credit: Justin Calhoun).
JANE HAMILTON, PH.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, was selected to serve on AcademyHealth’s Behavioral Health Interest Group National Advisory Committee (Credit: Dwight C. Andrews/McGovern Medical School at UTHealth).
JANE HAMILTON, PH.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, was selected to serve on AcademyHealth’s Behavioral Health Interest Group National Advisory Committee (Credit: Dwight C. Andrews/McGovern Medical School at UTHealth).
MAYAR AL MOHAJER, M.D., associate professor of infectious diseases in the department of medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, was selected by the Infectious Disease Society of America as a Fellow in their Distinguished Physicians and Scientists group.
MAYAR AL MOHAJER, M.D., associate professor of infectious diseases in the department of medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, was selected by the Infectious Disease Society of America as a Fellow in their Distinguished Physicians and Scientists group.
MARY AGNES CAREY, right, partnerships editor and senior correspondent for Kaiser Health News, moderated a panel Sept. 12 at Third Coast restaurant to discuss the results of “The Nation’s Pulse: The Texas Medical Center’s 2018 Consumer Survey.” Panelists included, from left to right, JESSICA MANTEL, JD, co-director of the Health Law & Policy institute at the University of Houston Law Center; PEGGY LANDRUM, PH.D., RN, clinical professor of nursing at Texas Woman’s University; and VIVIAN HO, PH.D., director of the Center for Health and Biosciences at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.
MARY AGNES CAREY, right, partnerships editor and senior correspondent for Kaiser Health News, moderated a panel Sept. 12 at Third Coast restaurant to discuss the results of “The Nation’s Pulse: The Texas Medical Center’s 2018 Consumer Survey.” Panelists included, from left to right, JESSICA MANTEL, JD, co-director of the Health Law & Policy institute at the University of Houston Law Center; PEGGY LANDRUM, PH.D., RN, clinical professor of nursing at Texas Woman’s University; and VIVIAN HO, PH.D., director of the Center for Health and Biosciences at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.
RICHARD HANBURY, founder and CEO of Sana Health, pitched to potential advisors, mentors and opinion leaders at the TMC INNOVATION INSTITUTE (TMCx) EXPERT FORUM.
RICHARD HANBURY, founder and CEO of Sana Health, pitched to potential advisors, mentors and opinion leaders at the TMC INNOVATION INSTITUTE (TMCx) EXPERT FORUM.
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Texas Children’s Hospital patient Ella Garner strikes a pose in September, when TEXAS CHILDREN’S CANCER CENTER and other TMC hospitals, participated in “going gold” to honor all the brave superheroes fighting cancer during National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. (Credit: Allen S. Kramer / Texas Children’s Hospital)

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