BCM residents, faculty and students gave away 150 bicycle helmets to local kids.

NOVEMBER 2010

BCM trainees promote bicycle safety for kids

November 1, 2010

Some Houston area youngsters are better protected from injury while riding their bikes thanks to volunteers from BCM.

BIPAI's Nancy Calles named one of the "Top 25 Women of Houston"

November 1, 2010

Nancy Calles has made a significant impact on caring for the world's poorest and least fortunate children, and now a local organization has taken note of her remarkable accomplishments.

Research award established in honor of Bobby Alford

November 1, 2010

Dr. Bobby Alford was recently honored with the establishment of the Bobby R. Alford, M.D., Endowed Research Grant by the American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation.

High schoolers hear from Nobel-winning scientists

November 1, 2010

Students at the Michael E. DeBakey High School for Health Professions had a visit from Nobel Laureates Robert F. Curl Jr., Ph.D., and Sir Harold W. Kroto, Ph.D., who with late colleague Richard Smalley, discovered the third basic form of carbon known as C60, or the "buckyball."

Benefit Fairs

November 1, 2010

Benefit Fairs were held during Open Enrollment, featuring representatives from HR and other BCM departments and offices, along with representatives from the college's benefits partners.

BCM ranks 3rd nationally in Best Medical Schools for Hispanics

November 1, 2010

Hispanic Business magazine has ranked Baylor College of Medicine as the third best medical school in the country for Hispanics, and first among medical programs in the state of Texas.

Rene Lerma

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

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

Rene Lerma

Mail Services

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Peggy Walsh

STUDENT CORNER

Walsh is president of the Student Academy of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Peggy Walsh

PA3

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Health Hints

Make this an enjoyable holiday without adding the pounds that you'll regret later.

  • Only eat your favorites—choose a small amount of the food that makes the holiday special.
  • Find time to add 30 minutes of exercise per day.
  • Modify recipes by using lower fat and healthier ingredients.
  • Remember "failure to plan, is planning to fail." Organize your plan today!

Roberta Anding, registered dietitian at BCM