BCM Family
for Faculty, Staff and Trainees
Volume 6, Issue 10
October 2009

Shkelzen Hoxhaj, interim chief of the new section of emergency medicine


New emergency medicine section established at BCM

BCM recently established a section of emergency medicine within the Department of Medicine, a move that will have a great impact at the college and on the Houston community as a whole.

In This Issue

Innovative BCM scientists receive top NIH awards

Dr. Susan Rosenberg is the recipient of a $2.5 million NIH Director's Pioneer Award, and Dr. Brendan Lee is the recipient of a $2.3 million NIH Director's Transformative R01 Award. Both scientists are professors in the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics.

Nursing student plays hero at home

Reinier Rabanal, a first-year nurse anesthesia student at Baylor College of Medicine, got a lot more than he bargained for at his local recreation center when a man playing racquetball had a sudden heart attack and needed immediate attention.

BCM Tour de Pink riders brave elements

Wearing their Baylor College of Medicine blue and white jerseys and poised to pedal, a host of BCM riders took off from Prairie View A&M University Sept. 13 to enjoy the Tour de Pink bike ride. A total of 66 signed up, and most made it even though rain threatened.

Alkek Eye Center celebrates 20th anniversary

The Alkek Eye Center at BCM recently marked its 20th anniversary.

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