Surgery professor Tien Ko named chief of staff at Harris Health’s LBJ Hospital
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October 26, 2017
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Surgery professor Tien Ko named chief of staff at Harris Health’s LBJ Hospital

Tien C. Ko, M.D., professor in the Department of Surgery, has been named chief of staff at Harris Health System’s Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital, becoming only the fifth chief of staff in the hospital’s 28-year history.

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Ernst Knobil Distinguished Lecture

James Thomson, Ph.D., pioneer in stem cell biology and Director of Regenerative Biology at the Morgridge Institute for Research at University of Wisconsin, Madison will present the annual Ernst Knobil Distinguished Lecture from noon – 1:00 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, in MMS 3.001.


The 2017 Fall Diversity Awareness Week begins noon to 1 p.m. Oct. 30 through Nov. 2, with events sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion held throughout the week. Enjoy the Taste of McGovern Medical School Cultural Fair this Monday and sample delicious cuisine from various places around the world and learn about the many diverse cultures and countries represented at our school. For more information, visit:

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