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Humanism in Medicine Award – Dr. Heinrich Taegtmeyer

Dr. Heinrich Taegtmeyer

Dr. Heinrich Taegtmeyer, professor of internal medicine, is the 2015 recipient of the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award presented by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation.

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    The Texas Medical Association (TMA) honored four UTHealth Medical School faculty at its recent TMA Council on Medical Education meeting in Austin.

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    Dr. Carlos Moreno

    Dr. Carlos Moreno, the C. Frank Webber, M.D. Chair in Family Medicine, has been recognized for enhancing the credibility of family medicine in an academic setting by the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Foundation (STFM).

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    After a long, national search, UTHealth President Giuseppe Colasurdo announced Barbara J. Stoll, M.D., an internationally known pediatrician who has been a champion for pediatric global health, as the dean of the UTHealth Medical School, effective Oct. 1.

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    Dr. Gabriel Aisenberg

    Dr. Gabriel Aisenberg, assistant professor of general internal medicine, is the recipient of the 2015 Herbert L. and Margaret W. DuPont Master Clinical Teaching Award. Established in 2001 and made possible by a gift from the DuPonts, the award recognizes and preserves the essence and quality of the master clinical teacher, reflecting the Medical School’s top priority of quality clinical medical education.

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Effective graduates

Effective graduates

Dr. Eric Thomas, associate dean for healthcare quality, congratulates the 40 graduates of the Clinical Safety and Effectiveness Program May 15 at the Hermann Conference Center. Started in 2008, physicians and non-physician clinicians partner to complete a quality improvement project to better outcomes.

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In Memoriam: Dr. Larry Ross

Dr. Larry RossLarry Ross, M.D., Ph.D., 76, an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, died Sunday, March 1, 2015.  For more than a decade, he contributed substantially to the teaching of the Gross Anatomy and Developmental Anatomy courses at the UTHealth Medical School.

He received his Ph.D. and M.D. degrees from the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) – Galveston in 1966 and 1968, respectively.

The visitation and rosary will be held Thursday, March 5 at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, 6502 County Road 48, Manvel, TX 77578, 7-9 p.m. Bring your memories to share.

The funeral will be held Saturday, March 7 at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, 6622 Haskell St, Houston, TX 77007 at 2 p.m. with a reception following at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 607E Whitney St, Houston, TX 77022.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to the Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research, St. Thomas High School, University of St. Thomas or the Willed Body Programs at either MSU or the University of Texas Medical Schools.

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