Administrative Updates

Texas A&M Health Science Center CEO Dr. Brett Giroir to chair advisory VA Choice Act Blue Ribbon Panel

Brett P. Giroir, M.D., CEO of Texas A&M Health Science Center and professor in the Texas A&M College of Medicine, has been named chairman of an advisory panel of

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Alpini named the 2016 Takeda Distinguished Scientist, honored for work in gastrointestinal field

Alpini named the 2016 Takeda Distinguished Scientist, honored for work in gastrointestinal field

Gianfranco Alpini, Ph.D., distinguished professor of internal medicine and medical physiology at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, was recently named the 2016 Takeda Distinguished Scientist by the Gastrointestinal & Liver Section of the American Physiological Society.

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Jay Maddock

Texas A&M University names new dean of the School of Public Health

The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents on Thursday, Feb. 12, approved Jay Maddock, Ph.D., as the new dean of the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health. As the School of Public Health dean, Maddock will provide academic and administrative leadership in expanding academic, research and public health practice opportunities, serving as a visionary leader in public health initiatives within the health science center and with key national and international constituencies.

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Gerald Parker, Ph.D.

Parker to address biodefense preparedness at international meeting in Korea

Gerald Parker, D.V.M., Ph.D., vice president for public health preparedness and response at Texas A&M Health Science Center and principal investigator of the Texas A&M Center for Innovation in Advanced Development and Manufacturing, will serve as the keynote speaker on February 10 at an international symposium to commemorate the establishment of the Biodefense Research Institute at Korea University.

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Looking out over the Gulf of Mexico

Health Science Center researchers to play a key role in new gulf restoration initiative

Researchers from Texas A&M Health Science Center will play a key role in a new initiative designed to help the Texas Gulf Coast recover following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

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$100 million in research expenditures

Texas A&M Health Science Center solidifies growth trajectory with unprecedented research expenditures milestone

With an unprecedented 34 percent increase in 2014, Texas A&M Health Science Center has crossed the $100 million threshold in total annual research expenditures, which includes a nearly 68 percent increase in funding from federal sources.

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Arthur Laganowsky, Ph.D., assistant professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center Institute of Biosciences and Technology.

Biological science phenom joins Texas A&M from Oxford, bringing cutting-edge techniques to “see” proteins as they interact with lipids

Arthur Laganowsky, Ph.D., a rising star in protein structural biology, has joined the Texas A&M Health Science Center Institute of Biosciences and Technology (IBT) in Houston’s Texas Medical Center. Laganowsky, the Nicholas Kurti Junior Research Fellow at the University of Oxford in world-renowned Dame Carol Robinson’s Laboratory, is the most recent faculty recruit for the Texas A&M Health Science Center IBT.

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Theresa Maldonado, PhD, PE

Texas A&M Health Science Center taps seasoned academic leader to advance interdisciplinary initiatives

Brett P. Giroir, M.D., CEO of Texas A&M Health Science Center, today announced the appointment of Theresa Maldonado, Ph.D., PE, to the role of special assistant to the CEO.

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Giroir testifies before U.S. House Committee on infectious disease preparedness and response

Giroir testifies before U.S. House Committee on infectious disease preparedness and response

Brett P. Giroir, M.D., CEO of Texas A&M Health Science Center and director of the Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response, testified on Oct. 10 before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security to address rising concern surrounding the nation’s infectious disease preparedness and response following the first case of Ebola being diagnosed in the United States the previous week.

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