Women Faculty Accomplishments

Dr. Hobbs captures Breakthrough Prize

Helen Hobbs on the red carpet at the Breakthrough Awards
Helen Hobbs, M.D., on the red carpet at the Breakthrough Awards. Image previously appeared in The New York Times.

Helen Hobbs, M.D., is the 2016 recipient of the prestigious Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences. The Breakthrough Prize, an international award begun in 2012 by Russian entrepreneur Yuri Milner, Google co-founder Sergey Brin, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, and Alibaba founder Jack Ma, awards annual prizes of $3 million for groundbreaking discoveries in the fields of Mathematics, Physics, and Life Sciences.

NY Times article
UT Southwestern news release

Dr. Gardner receives top American College of Emergency Physicians award

Dr. Gardner
Angela Gardner, M.D.

Angela Gardner, M.D., Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, has received the John G. Wiegenstein Leadership Award from the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). 

Dr. Rao calls out cancer

Dr. Rao
Roshni Rao, M.D.

Roshni Rao, M.D., Associate Professor of Surgery, appeared on WFAA.com as part of UT Southwestern's Call Out Cancer campaign.

Number of births may affect mom’s future heart health

Monika Sanghavi
Monika Sanghavi, M.D.

New research presented by Monika Sanghavi, M.D., Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, indicates that number of births affects future heart health in women. Read more

Symposium honors career of Dr. Mendelson

Carole Mendelson, Ph.D.
Carole Mendelson, Ph.D.

scientific symposium in honor of Carole R. Mendelson, Ph.D., Professor of Biochemistry and Obstetrics and Gynecology, was held Thursday, May 8, 2014. The symposium recognized all the accomplishments and service throughout Dr. Mendelson’s scientific career and mentorship, which has launched more than 50 scientific careers.

Dr. Levine receives 2014 Korsmeyer Award 

Beth Levine, M.D.

Featuring Beth Levine, M.D., a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and Director of the Center for Autophagy Research at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Jan. 22, 2014 

Researchers identify novel mechanism that helps stomach bug cause illness

Anju Sreelatha and Kim Orth, Ph.D.
Anju Sreelatha, left, and Kim Orth, Ph.D.

Featuring Kim Orth, Ph.D., Professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, and Anju Sreelatha, a graduate student in Dr. Orth’s laboratory.
July 29, 2013

Watson Award Announcement

Featuring Marilynn G. Punaro, M.D. 
July 8, 2014

Leadership program gives junior faculty new skill set

Featuring Jenny Hsieh, Ph.D. and Carrie McAdams, M.D., Ph.D.
May 29, 2013

Levine Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Featuring Beth Levine, M.D.
April 30, 2013

Genetics: A Gene of Rare Effect

Featuring Helen Hobbs, M.D.
By Stephen S. Hall
Published: April 9, 2013