Friends, family and members of the Baylor community gathered at Jesse H. Jones Hall for the Performing Arts on May 28 to celebrate this year’s graduates. BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE had 158 graduates and the GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES had 103 graduates.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II appointed V. CRAIG JORDAN, M.D., OBE, professor of breast medical oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, as Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George for services to women’s health. This award is offered to men and women who render exceptional service outside of the United Kingdom. (Credit: Robert Seale)
TMCx Demo Day drew a standing-room-only crowd to the TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER INNOVATION INSTITUTE on June 6 to hear presentations from the 19 companies in the TMCx08 cohort. The eighth Demo Day featured companies focused on creating digital solutions to some of the world’s most complex health problems.
PAUL AUSTIN, M.D., was named chief of urology at Texas Children’s Hospital.
BELINDA REININGER, DR.PH., MPH, professor in the department of health promotion and behavioral sciences at UTHealth School of Public Health, was selected as a member of The University of Texas Kenneth I. Shine, M.D., Academy of Health Science Education. (Credit: JHPhotographyOnline)
University of Texas at Austin student cyclists participating in the Texas 4000 ride to Alaska stopped in Houston to present checks to TEXAS CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL and MD ANDERSON CHILDREN’S CANCER HOSPITAL to support cancer-related programs and research.
LARRY H. HOLLIER JR., M.D., surgeon-in-chief and S. Baron Hardy Chair in Plastic Surgery at Texas Children’s Hospital, was honored at Smile Train’s 20th Anniversary Gala in New York City.
MARC L. BOOM, M.D., president and CEO of Houston Methodist Hospital, and SUSAN AND DENIS DeBAKEY, son of Michael E. DeBakey, M.D., and a member of Houston Methodist’s DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center Council, hosted the screening of a new documentary, “Houston Methodist: The Hospital with a Soul, Celebrating 100 Years of Leading Medicine,” at the iPic Theater in River Oaks in June.
DONNA WARREN MORRIS, M.ED., program director and professor in the department of periodontics and dental hygiene at UTHealth School of Dentistry, was selected as a member of The University of Texas Kenneth I. Shine, M.D., Academy of Health Science Education. (Credit: University of Texas Dental Branch)
EMMA A. OMORUYI, M.D., MPH, assistant professor of pediatrics at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, was selected as a member of The University of Texas Kenneth I. Shine, M.D., Academy of Health Science Education. (Credit: Dwight C. Andrews)
DAVUT PEHLIVAN, M.D., an instructor of pediatrics and neurology at Baylor College of Medicine, was recently awarded a Mentored Clinical Fellowship from Rettsyndrome.org.
SUSAN D. RUPPERT, PH.D., RN, associate dean and department of graduate studies chair at the Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth, was selected as a member of The University of Texas Kenneth I. Shine, M.D., Academy of Health Science Education.
MICHAEL BAGG, a third-year medical student at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, received the Texas Medical Association Medical Student Section Student of the Year Award. (Credit: Dwight C. Andrews)
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Field Notes: July 2019

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