Medical students take a break from their white coats to don aprons as a part of a new cooking elective

OCTOBER 2011

Doctors in training are also chefs in training

Oct.1, 2011

Second-year medical students at Baylor College of Medicine are taking a break from their white coats to don aprons as a part of a new cooking elective.

BCM researchers make impact on children's cancer with help from CPRIT grants

Oct.1, 2011

Doctors and researchers from Baylor College of Medicine and the Texas Children’s Cancer Center have received two grants from the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas since the nonprofit organization was established in Texas two years ago and already the support has had a significant impact.

The healing power of art on display at BCM's Parkinson's clinic

Oct.1, 2011

Bright blues and radiant reds are the backdrop to some of nature's offerings captured in images by Houston photographer Robert Flatt. As a gift, Flatt donated more than 30 nature photographs he has taken in Houston and around the world to the Parkinson's Clinic at BCM.

Longtime educator Dr. Edward Singleton honored for contributions

Oct.1, 2011

If you ask pediatric radiologist Dr. Edward Singleton about his greatest accomplishment during his 60-plus year career at BCM and Texas Children's Hospital, he doesn't hesitate for one second to answer: "Teaching has been the most enjoyable aspect of my career."

Graduate Program in Nurse Anesthesia benefits from simulation technology

Oct.1, 2011

Nurse anesthesia students at BCM's School of Allied Health Sciences have a new tool in their training that will give them real-world experience. A new Human Patient Simulator was funded by a grant from the Health Resources and Service Administration.

You FIRST Awards recognize outstanding Baylor Clinic employees

Oct.1, 2011

Some exemplary members of the BCM family were recognized at the fifth annual You FIRST Faculty and Staff of the Year awards luncheon, held Aug. 26 at Marriott Medical Center.

Cinceria Johnson

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

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

Cinceria Johnson

Dermatology

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Sue Ellen Crawford

STUDENT CORNER

Ph.D. candidate in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Sue Ellen Crawford

Graduate Student

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Health Hints

Everyone is at risk of getting complications from the influenza virus or spreading it to someone who could experience serious complications, so universal vaccinations are recommended – even for pregnant women. Having the flu early in pregnancy can have serious consequences for the fetus, and having the virus in the final months of pregnancy can have serious consequences for the mother.

-Dr. Paul Glezen, professor of molecular virology and microbiology and pediatrics