The TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER POLICE have relocated to a new headquarters at the corner of Bertner Avenue and Holcombe Boulevard. The new location brings the TMC Police into the core of the medical center to better serve the growing TMC community.
Brad Ellington, Shawn Stoute, John Whittle, David Carmony and RONALD McDONALD HOUSE HOUSTON (RMHH) CEO RICK NORIEGA pose at the RMHH Cup Golf Tournament, which raised more than $335,000. Proceeds will support the nonprofit’s mission to serve families of children with life-threatening illnesses receiving treatment in the Texas Medical Center.
Houston Hospice’s Butterfly Luncheon chairs Isabel Lummis, Sue White and Jenny Kempner address guests at the Junior League of Houston. Proceeds help fund HOUSTON HOSPICE operations and its Butterfly Program of pediatric hospice care. (Photo credit: Daniel Ortiz)
CHARLES MOUTON, M.D., has been appointed executive vice president, provost and dean of The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston School of Medicine.
The Medical Towers Building at 1709 Dryden will be restored by Pearl Hospitality to become the WESTIN HOUSTON MEDICAL CENTER. Redevelopment of the 382,000 square foot midcentury landmark will preserve the building’s historic integrity and update the space for contemporary needs. Opening is slated for early 2020. (Photo courtesy of Pearl Hospitality)
CARLA DAVIS, M.D., chief of immunology, allergy, rheumatology and retrovirology at Texas Children’s Hospital and associate professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, was named an at-large director by The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.
BEENA GEORGE, PH.D., will become Chief Innovation Officer of the University of St. Thomas (UST) in July. Currently, she is dean of UST’s Cameron School of Business.
Houston Texans wide receiver, Deandre Hopkins, left, went out for a pass from patient Greg at the National Pediatric Cancer Foundation’s Fashion Funds the Cure event at The Galleria. Patients from THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MD ANDERSON CANCER CENTER, CHILDREN’S MEMORIAL HERMANN HOSPITAL and TEXAS CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL walked the runway with adult professionals who hold jobs they admire.
JEREMIAH JOHNSON, M.D., assistant professor of neurosurgery at Baylor College of Medicine, was a recipient of a ‘Houston Knuckleball’ Patients’ Choice Award from the Joe Niekro Foundation, which funds research, treatment and awareness of brain aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations and hemorrhagic strokes, and provides patient and family support. The award was founded in honor of former Houston Astros pitcher Joe Niekro, known for throwing a knuckleball pitch, who died of a brain aneurysm in 2006.
Brianna Mathis and Laura Arredondo interact at the new community health center on the UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON campus. The clinic is located in the Health 2 Building, temporary home of the planned UH College of Medicine, and features 12 exam rooms and another 15 rooms for behavioral health services.
Maternal-fetal medicine specialist KENNETH MOISE, M.D., left, who received the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s Lifetime Achievement Award, posed with Sean C. Blackwell, M.D., chair of the OB-GYN department at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston’s McGovern Medical School. (Photo credit: David Braun Photography)
WILL PARSONS, M.D., PH.D., was named deputy director of Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers. Parsons also serves as co-director of the Brain Tumor Program, co-director of the Cancer Genetics and Genomics Program, and director of the Center for Precision Oncology within Texas Children’s Cancer Center.
CHERYL WALKER, PH.D., director of the Center for Precision Environmental Health and professor of molecular and cellular biology at Baylor College of Medicine, was honored with the Society of Toxicology’s Distinguished Toxicology Scholar Award.
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