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Dr. ‘Mickey’ LeMaistre: cancer investigator, UT System leader

Dr. ‘Mickey’ LeMaistre: cancer investigator, UT System leader

 

Dr. Charles A. “Mickey” LeMaistre, a former UT Southwestern Medical School Associate Dean and Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs whose pursuit of cancer prevention resulted in one of the most influential papers on lung cancer, died on Jan. 28. He was 92.

Three new Shine Academy members and its 2017 President named from UT Southwestern

Three new Shine Academy members and its 2017 President named from UT Southwestern

 

Three Professors from UT Southwestern Medical Center have been named to the prestigious Kenneth I. Shine, M.D., Academy of Health Science Education – a University of Texas System organization that honors outstanding health science teachers – while a fourth will begin her one-year Presidency of the Academy this month after serving as President-Elect in 2016.

2017 Green Professor outlines advances in genetic research

2017 Green Professor outlines advances in genetic research

 

Dr. Elizabeth M. McNally, Director of the Center for Genetic Medicine at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, recently served as the 2017 Ida M. Green Distinguished Professorship Honoring Women in Science and Medicine.

Outstanding students receive honors, induction into health professions honor society

Outstanding students receive honors, induction into health professions honor society

 

The UT Southwestern School of Health Professions met recently to hand out awards, prizes, and recognition.

UTSW hosts Chancellor’s ‘Leading the Brain Health Revolution’ event

UTSW hosts Chancellor’s ‘Leading the Brain Health Revolution’ event

 

Praising UT Southwestern Medical Center as the UT System’s focal point for neuroscience, Chancellor William H. McRaven brought together researchers from across the System for a two-day “Leading the Brain Health Revolution” symposium on the UT Southwestern campus in January.

Heart Month

Heart Month

 

Coronary Heart Disease – often simply called heart disease – is the main form of cardiovascular disease. It is a disorder of the blood vessels of the heart that can lead to heart attack. Heart disease is a lifelong condition – once you get it, you'll always have it.

Awards for December 2016

Awards for December 2016

 

Federal, non-federal, and industry-sponsored grants awarded to UT Southwestern faculty in December 2016.

McNally to deliver WISMAC lecture Wednesday

McNally to deliver WISMAC lecture Wednesday

 

Dr. Elizabeth M. McNally, Director of the Center for Genetic Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and holder of the 19th Ida M. Green Distinguished Visiting Professorship, Honoring Women in Science & Medicine, will deliver the lecture named to honor late Mrs. Green

MLK Commemorative Celebration promotes diversity, justice, and service

MLK Commemorative Celebration promotes diversity, justice, and service

 

The 2017 commemoration at UT Southwestern Medical Center of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. highlighted the importance of service to the community, diversity in science and medicine, and promoting justice in various aspects of society, including health care.

Sage advice offered as Clerkships loom

Sage advice offered as Clerkships loom

 

Speaking to UT Southwestern Medical School students, Dr. Marshall Wolf, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital, recently offered advice, counsel, and tips on becoming a better physician.