2017 Article Archive

Health professions students dive into communications issues at symposium


The aim of this daylong School of Health Professions symposium was to bridge educational gaps that can hinder the performance of modern healthcare teams.

UTSW scientists find novel way foodborne pathogen gets nutrients


UT Southwestern scientists have uncovered a novel molecular pathway that helps the bacteria that cause a common foodborne illness get nutrients.

UTSW recognized for seventh year as a ‘Most Wired’ hospital


UT Southwestern is on the national “Most Wired” hospitals list for a seventh consecutive year, thanks to its use of tools making patient-provider interaction easier while improving communication, safety, and relationships.

Supporting our veterans: UTSW supervisors honored with Patriot Award


Supporting veterans: UTSW supervisors honored with Patriot Award

UTSW community unites in hurricane relief effort


More than two dozen UT Southwestern physicians, fellows, students, and other volunteers were involved with the medical response at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Mega-Shelter.

Newsmakers: September 2017


Faculty newsmakers recognized in the September 2017 issue of Center Times

An Innovative Breast Reconstruction Method: The PAP Flap


When Carla Forbes was diagnosed with breast cancer last year, the retired elementary school principal didn’t think twice about opting for a bilateral mastectomy.

Dr. Bell receives national award for advancing rehab field


Dr. Kathleen Bell has received the 2017 Frank H. Krusen, MD, Lifetime Achievement Award for advancing research and clinical care in physical medicine and rehabilitation.

Hispanic and Latino Heritage Month celebration highlights cultural diversity and achievement


Several hundred UT Southwestern employees and students recently gathered on South Campus for the 2017 Hispanic and Latino Heritage Month celebration, a lunchtime event honoring the enduring contributions of individuals whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.

Speech pathologist helps her own baby surmount cleft palate


Eleanor Feight turned 1 year old in June, and her mother’s colleagues in the NICU can take pleasure in the fact that all is normal now.