Two faculty members at The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center were named today as recipients of the prestigious Regents Professor Service Award. Wallace McKeehan, Ph.D., faculty member at the A&M Health Science Centers Institute of Biosciences and Technology in Houston and director of the institutes Center for Cancer Biology and Nutrition, and Larry Bellinger, Ph.D., professor in the department of biomedical sciences at Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, received the award. The awards were presented at a meeting of The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents in College Station.
Health Science Center Faculty Member Named to Council of Advisors On Geriatric Drug Therapy Research
David A. Smith, M.D., FAAFP, CMD, an assistant professor in the department of emergency medicine at The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College of Medicine, was recently appointed to serve a two-year term on the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) Research and Education Foundation Geriatric Drug Therapy Research Institutes Council of Advisors.
Dr. B.D. Tiner will be the featured speaker at the 6th Annual Dr. Phillip Earle Williams Lectureship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery scheduled for Jan. 24, 2004, in Dallas. The day-long symposium will begin at 8:30 a.m. with a continental breakfast in Baylor University Medical Center's Beasley Auditorium, which is adjacent to BCD. Tiner, a nationally recognized oral and maxillofacial surgeon, will speak on "Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea."
Director of The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center's Institute of Biosciences and Technology Richard H. Finnell, Ph.D., is co-organizer of the Third International Conference on Neural Tube Defects, to be held September 27-30, 2003, at the Seabrook Conference Resort at Seabrook Island, South Carolina.
Robert D. Wells, Ph.D., became the 88th President of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) on July 1. Dr. Wells is the Director of the Center for Genome Research at the Institute of Biosciences and Technology, Texas A&M University System Health Science Center.