Faculty and Staff Awards and Honors News

Baylor faculty honored with 2015 DeBakey Research AwardsMay 7, 2015
Michael E. DeBakey, M.D., Excellence in Research Award. Five faculty members whose work represents Baylor's most significant published scientific contributions to clinical or basic research over the past three years.
McNair Scholar awarded two grants to support researchMay 4, 2015
Dr. Russell Ray, assistant professor of neuroscience and McNair Scholar at Baylor, has been awarded two prestigious honors, a fellowship in the Parker B. Francis Fellowship Program and a March of Dimes Basil O’ Connor Starter Scholar Research Award.
Dr. Huda Zoghbi honored for distinguished achievement in developmental psychobiology Mar 27, 2015
Baylor College of Medicine pioneering scientist Dr. Huda Zoghbi is this year’s recipient of the Mortimer D. Sackler, M.D. Prize for Distinguished Achievement in Developmental Psychobiology.
Ellis receives ASCO award for contributions to breast cancer genomics research, mentorshipMar 23, 2015
Dr. Matthew Ellis has been named recipient of the 2015 American Society of Clinical Oncology’s Gianni Bonadonna Breast Cancer Award and Lecture.
O’Malley receives Outstanding Innovation Award from Endocrine SocietyJan 14, 2015
Dr. Bert O’Malley, chair of molecular and cellular biology at Baylor College of Medicine, has been named as the recipient of the Endocrine Society’s Outstanding Innovation in Science Award.
Johnson named one of Houston’s most influential womenJan 13, 2015
Dr. Deborah Johnson, dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, named one of Houston’s 50 most influential women of 2014.
Dr. Atul Chopra named Caroline Wiess Law ScholarDec 31, 2014

Dr. Atul Chopra has been named a Caroline Wiess Law Scholar, an award designated to recruit and retain accomplished, young physician-scientists.

Dr. Trey Westbrook named TAMEST 2015 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Award winner in medicine Dec 9, 2014
Baylor College of Medicine researcher Dr. Thomas “Trey” Westbrook tapped for prestigious honor given annually to one scientist across the state of Texas for outstanding innovation in medicine.
Dr. Peter Hotez named U.S. Science EnvoyDec 4, 2014
Dr. Peter Hotez, professor and dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, has been named by the U.S. Department of State as one of four eminent scientists who will serve as a U.S. Science Envoy beginning in January 2015
Occupational therapist receives highest honor in the professionDec 1, 2014
The American Occupational Therapy Association select Baylor Professor and Occupational Therapist Susan L. Garber to receive the Eleanor Clark Slagle Lectureship Award.