BCM Family
for Faculty, Staff and Trainees
Volume 6, Issue 2
February 2009

Clockwise from top left: Thomas Zwaka, M.D., Ph.D.;  Jianpeng Ma, Ph.D.; Scott Pletcher, Ph.D.; N. Tony Eissa, M.D.


Four outstanding scientists receive this year’s DeBakey awards

Four scientists from different disciplines were chosen this year to receive the 2008 Michael E. DeBakey, M.D., Excellence in Research Awards.

In This Issue

Service Awards recognize employees' commitment to BCM

Baylor College of Medicine employees who have achieved between five and 55 years of service will be honored at ceremonies the week of Feb. 23.

BCM’s partnership to establish Botswana medical school makes strides in '08

Baylor College of Medicine’s collaborative effort to launch a medical school at the University of Botswana in southern Africa saw significant progress in 2008.

Teen Clinic part of new program to improve health of new mothers, babies

The Baylor Teen Health Clinic is now part of a new program aimed at improving the health of low-income, first-time mothers and their babies through home visits.

Upcoming concert to honor Musher, benefits AIDS Foundation

BCM’s Dan Musher, M.D., will be honored for his contributions to AIDS research at the Feb. 15 concert by the Doctors Orchestra of Houston, which will also benefit the AIDS Foundation Houston.

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