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).
Dr. Milton L. “Chip” Routt, Jr., professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at McGovern Medical School and Orthopedic Trauma Specialist at Memorial Hermann, said he was “more than overwhelmed” when he found out he received an Ashbel Smith Distinguished Alumnus (ASDA) Award alongside his peers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston School of Medicine (UTMB) earlier this month.
Kevin P. Lally, M.D., M.S., chair of the Department of Pediatric Surgery, is the recipient of the 2017 Coe Medal from the Pacific Association of Pediatric Surgeons (PAPS).
Perfusion trainee Alysha Williams is the recipient of this year’s Dan Zwada Memorial Scholarship. With the knowledge base that she has gained regarding the perfusion profession and her skillful writing, Williams explained her passion for perfusion in her submission.
Amber Luong, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of otorhinolaryngology, has been recognized with the 2017 Helen F. Krause, MD Memorial Trailblazer Award.
Jerry S. Wolinsky, M.D., professor emeritus of neurology, recently was recognized with two prestigious distinctions for his innovation and dedication to helping those with multiple sclerosis (MS).