Dr. Jim Phillips in his chocolate shop.

DECEMBER 2010

Sweet!

December 1, 2010

Dr. Jim Phillips is a man with two passions – his BCM job as head of the Office of Diversity and his other job as owner of a hand-dipped chocolate shop.

Stay safe during the holidays

December 1, 2010

Butch Roberson, director of security at BCM, offers tips to keep you from becoming a crime victim during the holidays.

Genetics faculty help open Guatemalan research institute

December 1, 2010

A first-of-its kind genetics research institute has opened in Guatemala thanks in part to the work and support of faculty and staff from the BCM genetics group.

One doctor's prescription to de-stress: yoga

December 1, 2010

To emergency medicine physician and educator Dr. Bobby Kapur, yoga is not just an exercise, it's a part of his family history and a passion that he incorporates into his professional and personal life.

Rhonda Patterson

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Every month we focus on an outstanding faculty or staff member of the BCM Family.

Rhonda Patterson

Ambulatory Operations

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Revathi Jyothindran and Joshua Liao

STUDENT CORNER

Joshua Liao and Revathi Jyothindran have been selected as Albert Schweitzer Fellows.

Joshua Liao and Revathi Jyothindran

MS3

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Health Hints

Stay healthy and safe as the weather turns colder:

  • It's peak cold and flu season – get vaccinated and take other precautions, like washing hands, to stop the spread of viruses.
  • Be careful when using space heaters indoors.
  • Check in on elderly family, friends and neighbors to make sure they are staying warm and safe.

Dr. Brian Reed, associate professor, family and community medicine