2016 Features

Mentoring the next generation of cancer researchers

Mentoring the next generation of cancer researchers

 

David Gerber, M.D., Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center, knows the importance of mentorship and its role in advancing cancer research.

Plastic surgeons use art and creativity to improve patient outcomes

Plastic surgeons use art and creativity to improve patient outcomes

 

You may not think of surgery as an artistic process, but UT Southwestern’s breast reconstruction surgeons apply their background and interest in art to provide the best aesthetic results for their patients.

Mary Kay Foundation Professorship honors Jerry Shay, Ph.D.

Mary Kay Foundation Professorship honors Jerry Shay, Ph.D.

 

The Mary Kay Foundation recently donated $250,000 to establish the Distinguished Professorship in Women’s Cancer Research in Honor of Jerry Shay, Ph.D.

Alfred G. Gilman Memorial Symposium Presentations

Alfred G. Gilman Memorial Symposium Presentations

 

The Alfred G. Gilman Memorial Symposium featured scientific presentations from 10 distinguished speakers on a broad range of topics that were of special interest to Dr. Gilman, including the 'birth' of G proteins.

Widow on a mission to attract minorities to clinical studies

Widow on a mission to attract minorities to clinical studies

 

To Mrs. Jefferson’s surprise, doctors couldn’t definitively answer many of her biggest questions, particularly how certain treatments have affected other African-Americans like her husband.

From Sept. 11 responder to Emergency Management Coordinator, Derek Trabon has a passion for safety

From Sept. 11 responder to Emergency Management Coordinator, Derek Trabon has a passion for safety

 

When the plane hit the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001, it sounded like cannon fire.

Meet Donna Ivery, Day Operations Supervisor for Environmental Services

Meet Donna Ivery, Day Operations Supervisor for Environmental Services

 

Directly responsible for EVS sustainability on units 7, 8 and 9, Ms. Ivery is recognized by her colleagues as a dedicated teammate whose work ethic and responsibilities are vital to unit cleanliness and the prevention of infectious disease.

Radiology blazes new trails, as department celebrates 60th anniversary

Radiology blazes new trails, as department celebrates 60th anniversary

 

As UT Southwestern’s Department of Radiology celebrates its 60th anniversary, the team continues to blaze new trails in imaging and radiological services, including the opening this past year of its first cyclotron facility that generates radioisotopes.

The community care connection

The community care connection

 

Reaching patients where they live is one of UT Southwestern’s goals with its neighborhood Clinical Center program. Next up are new locations in Fort Worth and Frisco, Texas, joining existing centers in Richardson/Plano, Las Colinas, and the Park Cities.

UTSW’s Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center certification raises bar in patient treatment, research

UTSW’s Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center certification raises bar in patient treatment, research

 

Mary Alice Stam already was experiencing some classic stroke symptoms - slurred speech, dwindling vision, and inability to move her left side - by the time she arrived at UT Southwestern's Robert D. Rogers Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center.