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College of Medicine Hosts National Young Leadership Forum Students

July 18, 2005

The College of Medicine at The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center is hosting students from the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine (NYLF) on Thursday, July 21.

McCord Receives Prestigious Piper Professor Award

June 10, 2005

This spring, Dr. Gary McCord was recognized at the state level by being named a 2005 Piper Professor by the prestigious Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation.

Castro Tapped as COM Associate Dean

June 7, 2005

Juan Castro, M.D., M.B.A., director of The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center’s Coastal Bend Health Education Center (CBHEC) and assistant professor of family and community medicine at the A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, has been appointed Associate Dean for Coastal Bend Affairs in the College of Medicine.

Executive Vice President Smith Retires

June 1, 2005

Elvin E. Smith, Ph.D., executive vice president of The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center and a driving force in bringing medical education to Texas A&M University, was recognized for 30 years of outstanding leadership and service at a reception on May 31 at the A&M Health Science Center’s headquarters in College Station.

COM Student Receives AMA Foundation 2005 Leadership Award

April 28, 2005

Amit Nanavati, a student at The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College of Medicine, recently received the prestigious 2005 Leadership Award from the American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation. Nanavati, a second-year student from Houston, accepted the award at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., last month.

Sanders to Lead Humanities in Medicine Dept. at COM

April 11, 2005

Dr. Charles W. Sanders, associate professor at the College of Medicine at The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center, has been appointed Head of the Department of Humanities in Medicine, effective April 1, 2005.

COM Rural Family Medicine Training in Beeville

February 17, 2005

Beeville physicians Dr. Grady Hogue, Dr. Joseph Larakers and Dr. Francisco Calica are instructors for a new rural family medicine training program for students from the College of Medicine at the Texas A&M University System Health Science Center.

Medical Students Host Cadaver Memorial Service

January 11, 2005

Organized by the college’s first-year medical students, the Cadaver Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, January 12, 2005, at 11 a.m. in the lobby of the Joe H. Reynolds Medical Building on Texas A&M University’s west campus. The memorial service is an annual event that allows gross anatomy students to publicly express their appreciation for the individuals who donated their bodies for the educational benefit of physicians-in-training.

COM Student Elected OSR National Delegate

January 5, 2005

College of Medicine student Jim Littlejohn was elected as one of five national delegates to the Organization of Student Representatives (OSR) at the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC)’s annual meeting in November 2004.

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.

Medical Students Receive Scott & White Scholarships

June 18, 2004

Four medical students at the College of Medicine of The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center received Scott & White Medicine Scholarships during a special presentation in the College of Medicine lobby in Temple on June 16. John Starr, M.D., professor of medicine, awarded a $2,000 scholarship to each of the following: fourth-year medical students Kit Y. Lim and Chris Kneip, and third-year medical students Monty Shah and Jedidiah J. Gisel.

College of Medicine, CHRISTUS Spohn Forge New Ties

June 1, 2004

The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College of Medicine and CHRISTUS Spohn Health System are pleased to announce their affiliation to train medical residents in the Coastal Bend. A press conference marking the official announcement of affiliation will take place at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 3, 2004, at CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi-Memorial, 2606 Hospital Boulevard (Lower Level Auditorium), in Corpus Christi.

COM Dean Receives Top Psychiatry Award

May 4, 2004

Christopher C. Colenda, M.D., M.P.H., dean of The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College of Medicine, has won the American Psychiatric Association (APA)’s Jack Weinberg Memorial Award for Geriatric Psychiatry. Dr. Colenda was presented with this prestigious award at the 2004 APA National Meeting in New York City on Monday, May 3.

COM Student Doubles Up on “Best Student” Awards

April 6, 2004

A second-year student at The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College of Medicine, Christopher Brett Nelson, has won the Best Student Awards in his anatomy and physiology classes. Nelson, a native of Duncan, Oklahoma, received the honors for posting the highest average scores in the classes.

COM Staffer Returns from Iraq Duty

March 30, 2004

The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College of Medicine proudly welcomes back Sergeant Matthew Maddox, a laboratory attendant at the college who recently returned from a 14-month tour of duty in the U.S. Army Reserves which included a year with the Army’s Military Police in Iraq.

College of Medicine’s Dean Honored with “Alumni Star” Award

November 11, 2003

Christopher C. Colenda, M.D., M.P.H., Dean of The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College of Medicine, has been named as Virginia Commonwealth University’s 2003 Alumni Star in Medicine. Dr. Colenda is an alumnus and former faculty member at VCU’s Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine.