Community News

Baylor’s Office of Outreach and Health Disparities collaborates with Vietnamese television to raise cancer awarenessMar 2, 2017
Baylor's Office of Outreach and Health Disparities, part of the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center, has launched a collaboration with VIETV to generate awareness about colorectal cancer in one of Houston’s largest demographics.
Baylor, Hess Toy Truck partner on new free STEM initiativeMar 1, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine and Hess Corporation are partnering to offer a free STEM education curriculum for schools nationwide.
Expert explains importance of respecting other cultures Jan 30, 2017
Dr. Asim Shah offers tips on how people can learn more about different cultures.
HIV testing, are you #DoingIt?Dec 1, 2016
On World AIDS Day, Baylor health experts suggest everyone gets tested for HIV.
Experts make the case for Housing FirstNov 30, 2016
Experts make the argument for Housing First as an approach to end homelessness across the country.
Baylor College of Medicine’s Wellness 5K Race/Walk to take place Oct. 22Oct 11, 2016
Medical students at Baylor College of Medicine want to bring the Houston community together at the 5th annual Wellness 5K Race and Walk on Oct. 22, 2016.
Baylor College of Medicine Honors Breast Cancer Awareness MonthOct 10, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine will host a special panel discussion in honor of Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day on Oct. 13.
Baylor College of Medicine, Horizons Trust sign memorandum of understanding to advance maternal health in The GambiaSep 30, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine and Horizons Trust UK sign a memorandum of understanding to facilitate training and research to advance maternal health in The Gambia.
Local playwright donates proceeds of production to Baylor’s NCI-designated Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer CenterSep 29, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine’s Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center has been chosen as the beneficiary of an original musical play titled “This American Family."
International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Day aims to help ensure healthy pregnanciesSep 7, 2016
The CDC awarded Baylor College of Medicine a grant to train primary care providers and social workers how to ensure women have healthy pregnancies and prevent Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.
Annual Compassion and the Art of Medicine series begins at Baylor College of MedicineAug 23, 2016
The annual Compassion and the Art of Medicine series, directed by Dr. Kenya Steele, will take place this fall.
Baylor College of Medicine awarded more than $10 million from CPRIT for prevention and facility support servicesAug 22, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine researchers awarded more than $10 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas to support evidence-based cancer prevention services and core facility.
Parents: Focus on protective factors to delay teen sexual activityAug 18, 2016
Baylor Teen Health Clinics director Peggy Smith offers tips to parents worried about teens becoming sexually active.
Baylor College of Medicine receives grant from Komen Houston for breast health programJul 8, 2016
Susan G. Komen Houston awarded a $132,050 grant to Baylor for the prevention and treatment of breast cancer in underserved patient populations.
Complete genome sequenced of Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpesvirus 4Jun 17, 2016
The complete genome of the disease-causing Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpesvirus 4 has been sequenced by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
Baylor recognizes excellence among cliniciansJun 16, 2016
A select group of Baylor College of Medicine faculty members were recognized for excellence in patient care at the Master Clinician and Rising Star Clinician Awards ceremony.
Baby elephants need their vaccinations, tooJun 7, 2016
Dr. Paul Ling and his team are raising funds for the design and generation of an effective Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpesvirus vaccine by launching a crowdfunding initiative. 
Advice to Baylor’s Class of 2016: Be mindful, keep involved in community serviceJun 1, 2016
The 2016 Baylor College of Medicine graduating class were cheered by hundreds of family members and friends gathered in Jones Hall in downtown Houston.
The Partnership for Baylor College of Medicine brings ‘Magic of Motown’ to Houston to benefit Baylor Lung Institute Feb 8, 2016
The Partnership for Baylor College of Medicine will host a tribute to “The Magic of Motown” benefitting the Baylor Lung Institute.
Baylor Lung Institute trains international medical residentsOct 28, 2015
New program invites thoracic surgery residents from Mexico City's National Institute of Respiratory Diseases to observe complex thoracic procedures at the Lung Institute at Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center.