The Memorial Service for Dr. Bobby R. Alford has been set for 1 p.m. Sunday, March 4, at Geo. H. Lewis & Sons Funeral Directors, 1010 Bering Drive. Dr. Alford, Distinguished Service Professor, chancellor emeritus and longtime chair of the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, died Tuesday, Feb. 20. In more than 50 years at Baylor, he contributed in every mission area and served in many leadership roles. To read more about Dr. Alford’s legacy and to share a note with his family, please visit the website.
Nobel Laureate Dr. Robert Lefkowitz, Houston Emergency Medical Services Director Dr. David Persse, Dr. Alice McPherson and Houston Texans star J.J. Watt will receive honorary degrees on Tuesday, May 29, at Jones Hall for the Performing Arts during Baylor's commencement ceremony.