Pedro Mancias, M.D., professor of pediatric neurology and assistant dean for admissions and student affairs, was recently recognized for outstanding medical practice by the Texas Medical Center Orchestra and the Mexican Institute of Greater Houston.
Mancias, who is also assistant dean for diversity and inclusion at McGovern Medical School, was one of just five physicians to receive a certificate of appreciation on Saturday, Oct. 15, during the 12th annual Lunada performance at Miller Outdoor Theater.
He was recognized for caring and outstanding medical practice in pediatric neurology, award-winning training of future physicians, tireless promotion of cultural diversity in medicine, and for being an excellent role model and colleague.
He shared this honor with Frenando Stein, M.D., and Flor M. Munoz, M.D., of Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital; Pedro Antonio Piedra, M.D., of Baylor College of Medicine; and Jorge Eduardo Cortes, M.D., of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
E. Lynn Zechiedrich, Ph.D., of Baylor College of Medicine, presented the certificates on behalf of Libi Lebel and Ken Sebek of the Texas Medical Center Orchestra and Carlos J. Lopez, president and executive director of the Mexican Institute of Greater Houston.