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Administrative Updates Archives

College of Medicine Hires Director of Institutional Advancement

July 2, 2004

The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College of Medicine has hired Tom Pool as director of institutional advancement, effective July 1, 2004. He comes to the College from the Texas A&M Foundation, which directs university-wide, major gift fund raising activities and asset management services for Texas A&M University in College Station.

New TAMU Partnership for SRPH

April 6, 2004

The School of Rural Public Health (SRPH), at The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center, and the Bioenvironmental Sciences Program, in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University, will soon offer a fast track to a graduate education in public health.

New Surgery Department Chair for Clinical Campus

March 30, 2004

Central Texas native W. Roy Smythe, M.D., is the new Chairman, Department of Surgery, Scott & White, as well as Head of the Department of Surgery for the Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College of Medicine.

HSC President Named to Scott & White Foundation Board

February 19, 2004

Respected physician and educator Nancy W. Dickey, M.D., is the newest trustee elected to the Scott & White Hospital Foundation. Dr. Dickey, president of The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center and vice chancellor for health affairs for the A&M System, was elected to a four-year term.

HSC Names Chief Information Officer

February 13, 2004

Jefferson Lett has been named to the position of chief information officer (CIO) at The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center. The appointment was effective February 2.

Frye Named Joseph H. Shelton Professor in Clinical Pharmacology

November 11, 2003

Gerald D. Frye, Ph.D., professor in the department of pharmacology and toxicology at The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College of Medicine, has been named Joseph H. Shelton Professor in Clinical Pharmacology at the College of Medicine. The Joseph H. Shelton Professorship was the first endowed professorship established at the College of Medicine, set up by Robert R. Shelton '58 in 1977 in memory of his father, Joseph Harrison Shelton, who was a medical doctor.