BCM Family
for Faculty, Staff and Trainees
Volume 7, Issue 10
October 2010

Recognized by The Good Samaritan Foundation: Maggi Dodds

Commitment of BCM nurse practitioner leads to 'gold medal'

Maggi Dodds, a pediatric nurse practitioner at BCM, has been recognized as one of the top nurses in Houston by a local nonprofit organization.

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In This Issue

NSBRI, Center for Space Medicine join Rice's BRC

The National Space Biomedical Research Institute and BCM's Center for Space Medicine joined Rice University's BioScience Research Collaborative, becoming part of the BRC's extensive network of scientists and educators.

You FIRST Faculty and Staff of the Year Winners

Faculty and staff of the year at the Baylor Clinic were recently honored through the clinic's You FIRST customer service program.

Fifth graders at health sciences magnet school don white coats

BCM's Center for Educational Outreach participated in the inaugural white coat ceremony for fifth graders at the Houston Independent School District's Whidby Elementary School for Leadership in Health Sciences.

Look for changes to BCM Family newsletter

Starting with the October 2010 issue, you will notice some changes to the BCM Family Newsletter, including several new features.

Student Corner: Rory Mayer

BCM Family Spotlight: Gwen Smith-Johnson

Health Hint

Dr. Emily Sedgwick
Dr. Emily Sedgwick

"Beginning at age 40, all women should have a screening mammogram for breast cancer every year. Women who have a family history (mother, sister, grandmother, etc.) should begin screening 10 years prior to their family member's age at diagnosis."

— Dr. Emily Sedgwick, director of breast imaging at the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at BCM

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