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BCD Bridge to Dentistry program seeks support from area dentists

September 21, 2006

Each year, select students in the Dallas area receive academic enrichment and get a peek inside the field of dentistry through the Bridge to Dentistry program provided by the Texas A&M Health Science Center Baylor College of Dentistry. HSC-BCD is seeking practicing dental professionals to play a key role in the various components of the program by serving as mentors and sponsoring area students interested in learning more about careers in dentistry.

IBT researchers find protein essential in death of heart muscle cells

September 18, 2006

(HOUSTON, TX) - Researchers at the Texas A&M Health Science Center Institute of Biosciences and Technology at Houston have identified a key factor in human heart failure that may also be successful against hypertension and erectile dysfunction.

COM dean testifies before U.S. Senate committee

September 18, 2006

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BCD faculty member appointed to ADA commission

August 18, 2006

Dr. Ronald D. Woody, professor and director of implant dentistry at the Texas A&M Health Science Center Baylor College of Dentistry, has been named to the American Dental Association

COM hosts 25th reunion for Charter Class of Aggie docs July 28-29

July 25, 2006

The Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine is hosting a weekend of events July 28-29 to honor the first graduating class of Aggie doctors, the Class of 1981.

Texas A&M HSC Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy receives official approval to open

July 20, 2006

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board unanimously approved Thursday the granting of the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree by the Texas A&M Health Science Center Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy, thereby enabling the first stand-alone professional school in South Texas to open its doors in mid-August.

BCD helps demand for mission workers

July 18, 2006

Dr. Stan Cobb, assistant professor of restorative sciences at the Texas A&M Health Science Center Baylor College of Dentistry, has participated in dental mission trips and relief efforts in Zambia, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Central America and Asia. But none of his previous experiences prepared him for the hunger and desperation he witnessed in February 2006 during a trip to Ethiopia in northeastern Africa.

HSC signs agreement for new graduate program with Monterrey Tech

July 14, 2006

In an affirmative move for both neighbors on the Texas-Mexico border, the Texas A&M Health Science Center announced today an agreement with Tecnol

COM students recognized for work with Martha’s Health Clinic

July 5, 2006

Students from the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine recently were recognized by Texas State Rep. Dianne Delisi (R-Temple) for their humanitarian efforts at Martha

COM student first to pursue MBA degree through Texas A&M business school

June 28, 2006

Whether Delip Patel is a sucker for punishment is still up for debate, but there

Griffith named head of COM Department of Neuroscience and Experimental Therapeutics

June 1, 2006

William H. Griffith, Ph.D., has been appointed head of the Department of Neuroscience and Experimental Therapeutics at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine.

Wilson named COM Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies

March 14, 2006

Van Wilson, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Microbial and Molecular Pathogenesis in the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, has accepted the position of Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies. He assumes the position effective immediately.

Two COM students to serve on TMA Executive Council

February 14, 2006

Two second-year students at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine were elected to positions in the Texas Medical Association during the organization

Parmer Receives Presidential Award for Excellence

January 25, 2006

On January 24, 2006, Marie Parmer was awarded the Presidential Award of Excellence for Administrative Support by the Texas A&M Health Science Center.

Colenda Attends White House Conference on Aging, Encourages Focus on Mental Health

December 16, 2005

WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 16, 2005) Christopher C. Colenda, M.D., M.P.H., dean of the College of Medicine at The Texas A&M Health Science Center, attended the White House Conference on Aging (WHCoA) in Washington, D.C. December 11-14. Dr. Colenda was one of many delegates from around the United States that gathered to discuss issues facing the rapidly growing population of older adults in this country. At the conclusion of the conference, delegates voted on 50 recommendations to present to the President and Congress for consideration in making health care policy decisions regarding aging citizens.