News, Honors and Awards 2014
Adrian Salazar, M.D. is named to the Leadership Emerging in Academic Departments (LEAD) Program.
Blake Barker, M.D. completes the Physician Leadership Development Program.
Blake Barker, M.D. completes the Clinical Safety & Effectiveness Course.
Hari Raja, M.D. is named Medical Graduation Marshal by the 2014 graduates.
James Wagner, M.D. is named Medical Graduation Marshal by the 2014 graduates.
Rody Cox, M.D. is named Medical Graduation Marshal by the 2014 graduates.
Gary Reed, M.D. is named Headmaster of the Academic Colleges.
Gary Reed, M.D. is named Associate Dean of Quality, Safety and Outcomes Education.
Ethan Halm, M.D. receives a grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality for “Comparative Effectiveness of Carotid Artery Revascularization vs. Medical Therapy.”
Ethan Halm, M.D. receives a grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality for his role in UT Southwesternn’s Center for Patient Centered-Outcomes Research (PCOR).
Jason Fish, M.D. receives a UT System Patient Safety Research Grant Award for “Harnessing the EMR to Reduce Delays in the Diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes: A Systems-Based, Decision Support Approach.”
Elizabeth Paulk, M.D. is awarded a grant from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute at the NIH for “Black-White Differences in Advanced Cancer Communication.”
Michael Bowen, M.D. is awarded a K23 Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award from the NIDDK for “Predicting Diabetes Risk Using Glucose Data in the Electronic Medical Record.”
Michael Bowen, M.D. is awarded the Dedman Family Scholar in Clinical Care by UT Southwestern.
Padmashri Rastogi, M.D. is awarded a grant from the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Million Veteran Program: A Partnership with Veterans.
Ruben Amarasingham, M.D. receives a grant from The Commonwealth Fund for “The Potential of Shared-Savings Models to Support Integrated Health and Social Services for Complex Patients.”
Ruben Amarasingham, M.D. receives a grant from the NIH Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory – Demonstration Projects for Pregmatic Clinical Trials Focusing on Multiple Chronic Conditions for “Improving Chronic Disease Management with Pieces (ICD-Pieces).”
Cheryl Sampson, M.D. receives the Beckham Award from the VA North Texas Healthcare System for her contribution for Women’s Heart Health Awareness.
UT Southwestern Teaching Awards from the Excellence in Education Committee for excellence in teaching: David Albracht, M.D., David Balis, M.D., James Wagner, M.D., Mary McGarry, M.D., Ellwood Jones, M.D., Sujata Bhushan, M.D.
Ethan Halm, M.D. is elected to the National Council for the Society of General Internal Medicine.
Ishak Mansi, M.D. receives the Achievement Medical for Civilian Services from the Commanding General of Brooke Army Medical Center, Department of Army.
Jason Fish, M.D. receives UT Southwesternn’s Impact Services Award – Blue, Silver and Gold levels.
Gary Reed, M.D. is named one of the Best Doctors in America by Best Doctors, Inc.
Bridges to Excellence in Diabetes and Cardiovascular Care recognition from Blue Cross-Blue Shield of Texas: David Balis, M.D., Blake Barker, M.D., Michael Bowen, 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., Angela Orlino, M.D., Irina Privorotskaya, M.D., Adrian Salazar, M.D., Anne Brancaccio, M.D., Kristen Lampe, M.D., Gary Reed, M.D.
February 17, 2014 – UT Southwestern Medical Center has been funded to establish a Center for Patient-Centered Outcomes Research that supports and conducts high-quality research comparing the outcomes and effectiveness of different strategies to prevent, diagnose, treat, and monitor health conditions to improve patient care.
June 12, 2014 – Adults over 65 who have recently begun thiazide diuretics are at a greater risk for developing metabolic-related adverse events, researchers at UT Southwesternn Medical Center have found.
November 17, 2014 – Emergency rooms are testing many patients for markers of acute coronary syndrome who show no signs of having suffered a heart attack, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have found.