Southwestern Medical Foundation Announces New Chairman, Trustees

James R. Huffines will be the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Southwestern Medical Foundation. He will be joined by four new board members: Timothy P. Costello, Sarah K. Miller, Matthew S. Ramsey, and Sam L. Susser. Huffines will team up with Foundation President and CEO Kathleen M. Gibson to lead the charitable corporation in their work to advance medical progress through UT Southwestern Medical Center and its related institutions. He became a board member in 2011 and will succeed Robert B. Rowling, who held the role since 2014. “It has been an honor to serve Southwestern Medical… Full Story

Southwestern Medical Foundation Names Ho Din Award Winner

The  Southwestern Medical Foundation has given the Ho Din Award to Dr. Bethany Werner, recognizing her for her medical wisdom, human understanding, and compassion. Since 1943, the award has been the highest honor given to a UT Southwestern medical student. Werner graduated with honors from UT Dallas while playing for the volleyball team, was a manager and regular volunteer at the UTSW Office of Global Health’s Agape Clinic in medical school and directed a health fair. She will soon begin her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at UT Southwestern. “Through her compassionate spirit and academic devotion, Dr. Werner has embodied the vision… Full Story

Innovators Invited to Solve Industry’s Largest Problems at the Texas Healthcare Challenge

Health Wildcatters, a Dallas-based healthcare accelerator, will be hosting a competition meant to address problems facing the healthcare called the Texas Healthcare Challenge. On February 8-9, students and professionals are invited to problem solve, design, code, and pitch solutions around home health, managing chronic conditions, health insurance, nursing shortages, and more.  Cash and in-kind prizes will total $10,000 for the event, with a panel of judges selecting the best solutions based on the pitches. “Health Wildcatters, through our top-ranked accelerator program, is on the forefront of health innovation nationally and beyond,” said Health Wildcatters CEO, Dr. Hubert Zajicek via release.… Full Story

Southwestern Medical Foundation Elects 10 New Trustees

Southwestern Medical Foundation, an institution that identifies opportunities to advance the progress of medicine, elected ten new trustees this month. The new trustees are known for their business and service acumen, and emphasize community leadership and medical progress. “I am thrilled to introduce these 10 new Trustees to our Board,” said Robert B. Rowling, Chairman of Southwestern Medical Foundation via release. “They are tremendous stewards of our region and each has contributed significantly to grow our community into the vibrant place it is today. By aligning their talents and passion with our mission, we look forward to seeing the many… Full Story