Baylor College of Medicine was the medical sponsor of the games at the George R. Brown Convention Center and Pearland Aquatic Center locations.

SEPTEMBER 2012

BCM takes part in Junior Olympics

Sept. 1, 2012

As the world tuned in to the Olympics, medical volunteers from Baylor College of Medicine were focused on a different type of athlete. They were working to ensure the safety of those competing in the AAU Junior Olympic Games held here in Houston.

Bray: Champion of Change

Sept. 1, 2012

Dr. James Bray, associate professor of family and community medicine, recently made a trip to Washington, D.C., as an invited speaker for the Champion of Change event, honoring every day Americans for doing extraordinary things in their communities.

Peacock recognized for exemplary clinical professionalism

Sept. 1, 2012

Growing up next door to two young men with childhood disabilities helped BCM's Dr. Cynthia Peacock develop a quality that shaped her career as an academic physician – humility. That trait – and much more – has led to her being honored for her professionalism.

Program director sets groundwork for new master's program

Sept. 1, 2012

With its program director and assistant program director settled into Houston and Baylor College of Medicine, the new Master of Science in Orthotics and Prosthetics program in the School of Allied Health Sciences is well on its way to welcoming its first class in June 2013.

Tropical medicine update

Sept. 1, 2012

Since arriving at BCM one year ago to establish the National School of Tropical Medicine, Dr. Peter Hotez has made great strides in accomplishing his goals.

You FIRST to expand to all BCM

Sept. 1, 2012

The successful You FIRST program that has been in place at the Baylor Clinic for six years is being expanded college wide.

Annual Compassion and the Art of Medicine series begins

Sept. 1, 2012

BCM students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the Compassion and the Art of Medicine lectures, hosted by the department of family and community medicine at Baylor College of Medicine.

Natalie Guice

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

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

Natalie Guice

Department of Dermatology

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Jasdeep Mangat

STUDENT CORNER

Jasdeep Mangat

Third-year medical student

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Health Hints

Protect yourself against West Nile virus by limiting outdoor activities between dusk and dawn and wearing insect repellant with DEET.

— Dr. Kristy Murray, associate professor of pediatrics – tropical medicine