JANUARY 2012

Allied Health Commencement

Jan. 1, 2012

Commencement ceremonies were held last month for students in the School of Allied Health Sciences. Master of Science degrees were conferred to 40 physician assistant and 14 nurse anesthesia students.

Genetics track now offered for medical students

Jan. 1, 2012

Recognizing that physicians entering medical practice in the 21st century will require more than a basic understanding of human genetics, a genetics track curriculum has been introduced for medical students at BCM.

Thousands unite for BCM co-hosted breast cancer meeting

Jan. 1, 2012

More than 7,000 breast cancer clinicians, researchers and advocates from over 100 countries across the world met last month at a Baylor College of Medicine co-hosted meeting to discuss groundbreaking research in basic science, prevention and new treatments.

Employees help make web more accessible

Jan. 1, 2012

Two BCM employees, Barbara Shreffler and Nhan Nguyen, made the web more accessible to local nonprofits on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, at an annual web development competition.

Patient Business Services supports the troops

Jan. 1, 2012

The staff in Patient Business Services has shown their support for U.S. military troops.

Emmony Pena

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

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

Emmony Pena

Dermatology

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Russell Cruz

STUDENT CORNER

Russell Cruz

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

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Health Hints

It's not too late to be vaccinated against the influenza virus. The seasonal flu usually picks up a few weeks after school resumes from the winter holidays, so this is an important time to get vaccinated.

—Dr. Paul Glezen, professor of molecular virology and microbiology