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Awards and Honors
Kristy Murray, D.V.M., assistant professor of epidemiology, School of Public Health (SPH), was selected as an Outstanding Alumnus of the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences for her dedication and career accomplishments, which have brought exceptional credit to the college, university and profession. She received the award at the Outstanding Alumni Awards Dinner March 23 in Bryan.
Ruchi Wanchoo, M.D., resident, Department of Family Medicine, Medical School (MS), volunteered to serve as the Family Physician of the Day for the 80th Texas Legislature March 20. She is a resident member of the Texas Academy of Family Physicians, the state’s largest specialty organization, which coordinates the program. Wanchoo was introduced in the House and the Senate by her legislators, Rep. Ellen Cohen (D-Houston) and Sen. Rodney Ellis (D-Houston).
Arlo Weltge, M.D., clinical associate professor of emergency medicine, MS, has been elected president of the Harris County Medical Society Central City Branch. The Central City Branch serves physicians in the Inner Loop, including the Texas Medical Center. As president of the Central City Branch, Weltge also serves on the executive board of the Harris County Medical Society, the largest county medical society in the United States with a membership of more than 10,000 physicians and medical students.
Joan C. Engebretson, Dr.P.H., professor, Department of Target Populations, Women & Childbearing, School of Nursing, and former nursing faculty member Jane S. Mahoney, D.S.N, were among authors of “Spasticity Experience Domains in Persons with Spinal Cord Injury” in the March issue of the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Charles Streckfus, D.D.S., professor of diagnostic sciences, Dental Branch, and second-year dental student Sebastian Paige published “Salivary Analysis in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Breast Cancer: A Role for the General Dentist,” in General Dentistry, March-April 2007.
In the April issue of Distinctions, C. S. Raman, Ph.D., assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the UT Medical School at Houston, was incorrectly identified as director of the Structural Biology Research Center. The current director is Pawel Penczek, Ph.D., associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology. We regret the error.
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