Alumni, faculty and staff gather in the DeBakey Library and Museum for the unveiling of an anatomy book from the 1500s donated by Dr. O. Howard "Bud" Frazier.

MAY 2012

Alum donates 1500s anatomy book to BCM

May 1, 2012

The DeBakey Museum and Library at BCM is the new home for De humani corporis fabrica (On the Structure of the Human Body), an anatomy text dating back to the 1500s.

First M.D./M.P.H. dual degree graduates leave with great memories, experiences

May 1, 2012

Being the first to do something can be both exciting and intimidating. Luckily, for Junaid Niazi and Kasia Kimmel, who will be the first two graduates of BCM's M.D./M.P.H. Dual Degree Program, they had each other for support throughout their experience.

Menninger Clinic celebrates grand opening of John M. O'Quinn Foundation Campus

May 1, 2012

The Menninger Clinic celebrated its relocation to a new, 50-acre campus near the Texas Medical Center with a grand opening ceremony in April. The state-of-the-art facility will begin seeing patients this month.

BCM, Avon Foundation's strong partnership continues in fifth year of walk

May 1, 2012

Baylor College of Medicine has partnered with the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer Houston every step of its five-year journey in Houston.

Patient Services group supports Easter Seals

May 1, 2012

The staff of BCM's Patient Business Services kicked off spring with "Make Someone's Spring a Little Brighter," an event to support Easter Seals of Greater Houston.

Remijio (Remy) Elizondo


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

Edgar Toledo


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Amanda Little

Second-year medical student

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Health Hints

Sleep problems? Be sure to establish a bedtime routine that allows for seven to eight hours of sleep. Remember that a bright computer, television or even an eReader may not fit into the equation.

— Dr. Philip Alapat, assistant professor of medicine and medical director of the Baylor Sleep Center