Honors, Awards, and News
Aug. 17, 2017 – The UT Southwestern School of Health Professions will open the academic year with new departmental chairs: Dr. Temple Howell-Stampley in Physician Assistant Studies and Dr. Jeffrey Browning in Clinical Nutrition.
Aug. 15, 2017 – Dr. Blake Barker, an Associate Dean for Student Affairs at UT Southwestern Medical School, posed a deceptively simple admissions question: Should faculty committees at academic medical centers be looking for perfect students, or resilient ones
Jason Fish, M.D. is named President Elect of the North Texas American Diabetes Association. He and Michael Bowen represent UT Southwestern as board members.
Stephanie Brinker, M.D. becomes the Director of the University of Texas Dallas-UTSW PACT Program
Blake Barker, M.D. is named Medical Graduation Marshal by the 2016 graduates
Blake Barker, M.D. is inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Society.
Blake Barker, M.D. earns fellowship status with the American College of Physicians.
David Balis, M.D. finishes in the top at the Tri for Casa Sprint Triathlon (TX State Championship, 1st Master’s (2nd overall); Swim Across America, 2.4 mile open water swim, 3rd overall; Texas Man Olympic Triathlon, 1st overall.
September 5, 2017 – Oanh Nguyen, M.D., M.A.S. receives a five-year K23 grant from NHLBI entitled, “Addressing Social Vulnerabilities to Prevent Hospital Readmissions in Adults with Cardiovascular Disease.” It focuses on understanding and reducing the risk of hospital readmission among Parkland patients admitted for heart disease (heart failure and ischemic heart disease). Her work will develop better predictive analytics to identify those at high-risk patients for both medical and social reasons, and develop a pilot intervention addressing both determinants of adverse post-hospital outcomes.
Anil Makam, M.D., M.A.S. receives a K23 award from the NIA on “Post-acute care in the elderly: the role of long-term acute care hospitals.
Oanh Nguyen, M.D., M.A.S. receives a KL2 award from the UTSW Center for Translational Medicine
Ethan Halm, M.D. receives the Center for Translational Medicine Outstanding Mentorship Award, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Jason Newman, M.D. receives the Outstanding Outpatient Teaching Award from the medical students
General Internal Medicine faculty named D Magazine Best Doctors in Dallas: Blake Barker, M.D., David Balis, M.D., Stephanie Brinker, M.D., Carol Croft, M.D., Ethan Halm, M.D., Magda Hennes, M.D., Temple Howell-Stampley, M.D.
Carol Croft, M.D. is named as one of Texas Monthly Magazine’s Texas Super Doctors
Michael Bowen, M.D. wins the Outstanding Quality and Patient Safety Oral Presentation Award at the 2016 Society of General Internal Medicine National Conference
Jason Fish, M.D. is awarded Healthcare Informatics Innovation of the Year/Ambulatory Quality Program
Bridges to Excellence in Diabetes and Cardiovascular Care recognition from Blue Cross-Blue Shield of Texas: Bethany Agusala, M.D., Vini Bapna, M.D., David Balis, M.D., Blake Barker, M.D., Michael Bowen, M.D., Stephanie Brinker, M.D., Chevelle Brudey, M.D., Carol Croft, M.D., Jason Fish, M.D., Ethan Halm, M.D., Temple Howell-Stampley, M.D., Ellwood Jones, M.D., Wen Lai, M.D., Steven Leach, M.D., Mary McGarry, M.D., Adebisi Obafemi, M.D., Angela Orlino, M.D., Irina Privorotskaya, M.D., Adrian Salazar, M.D., Heather Wainstein, M.D.
Jason Fish, M.D. earns the Impact Service Award – Blue Level
Brett Moran, M.D. is named Epic Systems Physician of the Year – PACademy Award by the Physicians Advisory Council Academy
Mary McGarry, M.D. receives a Gold PACT pin
May 17, 2017 – Hospital-acquired anemia more common, increases risks
May 16, 2016 – Hospital Revenue Not a Factor in Clinical Outcomes