Emory University School of Medicine will bestow its 2018 Award of Honor upon Dean Barbara J. Stoll.
Dr. Hope Northrup, professor and director of the division of medical genetics in the Department of Pediatrics at McGovern Medical School, said presenting the Samuel Pruzansky Memorial Lecture at the 49th Annual March of Dimes Clinical Genetics Conference was something she “couldn’t have imagined in her wildest dreams.”
Dr. Hazim J. Safi, professor and chair of the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, joins a distinguished list of colleagues in his field selected with the rare distinction of giving the John Homans Lecture at the 2018 Society of Vascular Surgery (SVS) Annual Meeting. Safi will present the lecture on the final day of the event, held June 21 to 23 in Boston.
The American College of Cardiology (ACC) honored Dr. Tom Nguyen, associate professor of cardiothoracic surgery and director of minimally invasive valve surgery in the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, and two other colleagues with first place in the ACC 2017 Section Awards for their Transcatheter Heart Valve Handbook.
UT Physicians at The Heights, part of the medical practice of McGovern Medical School, has received the highest award recognition as an outstanding medical home by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
Women In Science With Excellence (WISE) named Dr. Barbara Murray, professor and director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at McGovern Medical School, as one of several honorees at the 9th Annual WISE Luncheon last month.
Scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) received $6 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Defense to expand studies of a therapeutic antibody, the two UT health institutions announced last month.
The Scleroderma Foundation named Dr. Maureen Mayes, professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at McGovern Medical School, their 2017 Doctor of the Year in recognition of her ongoing work in patient education.
The University of Texas System Board of Regents honored a group of McGovern Medical School educators for their excellence with Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Awards earlier this month.
Dr. Henry Strobel, professor emeritus of biochemistry and molecular biology, is the recipient of the 2017 Carole J. Bland Phronesis Award by the Group on Faculty Affairs (GFA), which is a constituent group of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).