BCM Family
for Faculty, Staff and Trainees
Volume 6, Issue 4
April 2009

Match Day 2009


BCM fourth-years learn their fate

Match Day, held March 19, was a culmination of years of hard work for 151 Baylor College of Medicine fourth-year medical students.

In This Issue

BCM dermatopathologist helps children in native Vietnam

Thuy Phung, M.D., assistant professor of pathology, always knew she wanted to return to her native Vietnam to give something back to her country. She recently did just that by establishing the Vietnam Vascular Anomalies Center in Saigon.

Ballantyne named interim chief of cardiology

Christie M. Ballantyne, M.D., has been named interim chief of cardiology at Baylor College of Medicine.

Avon Walk funds support breast cancer patients, BCM research

A grant to the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at the Dan L. Duncan Cancer will help women newly diagnosed with breast cancer navigate through the health care system. Money for the grant was raised through the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer.

BRASS scholars get chance to give back

BCM graduate students led BRASS members through a hands-on experience at the second annual Brain Lab.

Play targets group at risk for colorectal cancer

The Office of Outreach and Health Disparities in the Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine sponsored a play March 19 on colorectal cancer prevention that was geared to Hispanics, a high-risk group for the disease.

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