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Volume 5, Issue 5
May 2008

Close-up of DeBakey's hands holding the Congressional Gold Medal


President Bush, Congressional leaders award DeBakey nation's highest civilian honor

Michael E. DeBakey, M.D., holds the Congressional Gold Medal, the nation's highest civilian honor, which he received from President George W. Bush and the leaders of Congress. Read more about the ceremony.

In This Issue

Sollenberger appoints three VPs for Baylor Clinic and Hospital

Donna Sollenberger, executive vice president and CEO of the Baylor Clinic and Hospital, has announced three key appointments to her management team: Lynn Fisher, R.N., M.B.A., is vice president for clinic and hospital operations, Anne Frank Speed is vice president for human resources, and Tom Riley is vice president for clinic and hospital operations.

Educator awards presented

The 2008 Education Awards ceremony was held April 30 in Cullen Auditorium. David Leach, M.D., retired CEO of the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education delivered the lecture.

Minimally invasive procedures now performed in doctor's office

Robert Zurawin, M.D., leads a program at the Baylor Clinic that features minimally invasive options that can help improve quality of life for women.

Endowed chair honors Dr. William R. Brinkley

The William R. Brinkley/BRASS Endowed Chair was established to honor Bill Brinkley, Ph.D., who has served as the dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences for 17 years and who also serves as senior vice president for graduate sciences.

Helping people: Life goal comes full circle

Student Tiffany Andrews took a circuitous route from her undergraduate studies to the BCM physician assistant program.

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