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Awards and Recognitions

Poplack and Weiner honored by cancer foundation

Dr. David PoplackDr. Howard WeinerDr. David Poplack, the Elise C. Young Chair in Pediatric Oncology at Baylor, longtime director of the Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Centers and now associate director, and director of the Global Hope program, received the Angel Award in recognition of lifetime achievement at the Children's Brain Tumor Foundation's Dream and Promise Awards Benefit in Houston last month. In addition, Dr. Howard Weiner, professor of neurosurgery at Baylor and chief of neurosurgery at Texas Children's Hospital, was the organization's medical honoree for his commitment to patient care.

College earns workplace wellness award

Baylor College of Medicine has been recognized by the Wellness Council of America as one of the nation's healthiest companies in 2018. The Silver Well Workplace award demonstrates supportive efforts to modify health risks and improve overall health and well-being in the workplace. See a list of the winners.

College News

December issue of BCM Family online

Check out the latest issue of BCM Family, the College's monthly online newsletter, including a story on the campus talk by Holocaust survivors and twin brothers Bernard and Henry Schanzer, a recap of the recent School of Health Professions commencement, a look at how Baylor space health experts helped some young students with their Lego competition and more. Read BCM Family online.

Be a SMART program mentor!

Mentors are being sought for the summer 2019 Summer Undergraduate Research Training (SMART) program. SMART provides research experiences for undergraduates from around the nation in a supportive and rigorous environment with supplemental educational activities. Over a nine-week period, students work in a laboratory and attend research seminars, professional development workshops and GRE prep classes to broaden their exposure and prepare them for scientific careers. If interested in mentoring an undergraduate student in your lab this summer, please complete a SMART Mentor Commitment Form before Jan. 11. Learn more on the SMART website or follow BCM_SMART on Twitter, and with questions email eveliny@bcm.edu.

Faculty in the News

Read Baylor's news media mentions in Faculty in the News, and follow BCMHouston_News on Twitter to keep up with our experts in the media. Interested in science news? Read the latest in From the Labs.

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