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Commencement 2017: Greenberg, McKnight to give keynote addresses

Commencement 2017: Greenberg, McKnight to give keynote addresses

 

Dr. Raymond S. Greenberg, the UT System’s Executive Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs, and Dr. Steven McKnight, Professor of Biochemistry at UT Southwestern Medical Center, will deliver the keynote addresses at Commencement exercises for UT Southwestern Medical School and UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, respectively.

Ho Din Award: Future radiologist Dr. Lauren Kolski honored by SW Medical Foundation

Ho Din Award: Future radiologist Dr. Lauren Kolski honored by SW Medical Foundation

 

When Dr. Lauren Kolski was considering medical schools, she did what many prospective medical students do: She applied to all the top programs around the country, and she hoped.

Nominata Award: Ryan Golden shines while combining molecular biology, CRISPR technology

Nominata Award: Ryan Golden shines while combining molecular biology, CRISPR technology

 

Ryan Golden, the recipient of the 2017 Nominata Award, says the UT Southwestern Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) enabled him to combine his love of research with his lifetime goal of service to others.

UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Candidates for Degrees

UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Candidates for Degrees

 

UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Candidates for Degrees

Dr. Kevin Yi: TAFP Dallas Chapter Outstanding Graduate Award

Dr. Kevin Yi: TAFP Dallas Chapter Outstanding Graduate Award

 

Dr. Kevin Yi was just 6 years old when his parents immigrated to the United States from China to chase the American dream. Starting over in a new country taught him the value of a good education and the importance of serving others.

Dr. Jonathan Xia: Endocrine Society Medical Student Achievement Award

Dr. Jonathan Xia: Endocrine Society Medical Student Achievement Award

 

Given the rising obesity epidemic in the United States, it’s difficult to imagine a more needed area of biomedical investigation than that of obesity/metabolism.

Dr. Christopher Leba: Hemphill-Gojer Award in Internal Medicine

Dr. Christopher Leba: Hemphill-Gojer Award in Internal Medicine

 

Long before he started at UT Southwestern Medical School, Christopher Leba was saving lives.

Dr. Emily Marquez: Eliot Goldings Award in Rheumatology

Dr. Emily Marquez: Eliot Goldings Award in Rheumatology

 

Dr. Emily Marquez is the first member of her family to graduate not only from medical school, but from college as well.

Dr. Courtney Lane-Donovan: American Academy of Neurology Medical Student Prize for Excellence in Neurology

Dr. Courtney Lane-Donovan: American Academy of Neurology Medical Student Prize for Excellence in Neurology

 

Dr. Courtney Lane-Donovan was captain of her high school robotics team and a Girl Scout through her senior year – roles that exemplified her passion for science and desire to help others.

Dr. Grayson Koval: MT ‘Pepper’ Jenkins Outstanding Medical Student Award in Anesthesiology and Pain Management

Dr. Grayson Koval: MT ‘Pepper’ Jenkins Outstanding Medical Student Award in Anesthesiology and Pain Management

 

Dr. Grayson Jeffrey Koval’s lightbulb moment in high school occurred when he was on a mission trip to Brazil with his church. While there, he worked in the medical clinic.