News About Faculty and Staff Appointments

Dr. Mary Dickinson named Dean of ResearchSep 24, 2019
Dr. Mary Dickinson has begun her new role as vice president and dean of research at Baylor College of Medicine. Dickinson served as associate dean of research for the past two years.
Dr. Peggy Goodell named chair of cell biologyAug 27, 2019
Dr. Margaret “Peggy” Goodell has been named chair of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Baylor College of Medicine by the College’s Board of Trustees.
Drs. Lee, Petrosino named new Baylor chairsAug 8, 2019
Dr. Michael Lee has been named as chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Dr. Joseph Petrosino has been named chair of the Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology.
Dr. Dick Kuo named chair of emergency medicineFeb 18, 2019
Dr. Dick Kuo, professor of emergency medicine, has been named chair of the Henry J.N. Taub Department of Emergency Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine.
Dr. Alastair Thompson to lead breast surgical oncologyOct 22, 2018
Dr. Alastair Thompson is bringing his expertise Baylor as the new section chief of breast surgery in the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, and co-director of the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center.
Welcome Dr. Taylor RipleySep 11, 2018
Dr. Taylor Ripley joins the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of General Thoracic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, bringing his expertise in mesothelioma, thoracic surgical oncology and robotic thoracic surgery.
Baylor approves departmental status for emergency medicine sectionJan 4, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine has announced a new Department of Emergency Medicine with Dr. Dick C. Kuo, associate professor of emergency medicine, as the interim chair.
Dr. Hashem El-Serag named chair of medicine at Baylor College of MedicineDec 6, 2016
Dr. Hashem El-Serag has been named the Margaret M. and Albert B. Alkek Chair of the Department of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine.
Baylor College of Medicine to focus on environmental causes of disease Aug 29, 2016
Renowned molecular biologist Dr. Cheryl Lyn Walker will develop a new center to understand causes of disease through research at the intersection of genetics, environmental health and computational biology.
Baylor College of Medicine welcomes Dr. Stacey CarterAug 26, 2016
Dr. Stacey Carter joins the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center and the Department of Surgery as an assistant professor.