Nearing the end of her chemotherapy treatment, Galvestonian June Merrell knew she was in for a long day at the Baylor Infusion Center. But her long day – treatment from about 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. – quickly brightened up with a surprise visit from Sadie, a golden retriever and pet therapy dog.
The inaugural “Breakfast with the Docs” was held Jan. 14 to kick off a campaign aimed at expanding the internal referral network for Baylor College of Medicine physicians. The breakfast marked the first element of the campaign.
As a medical student, Dr. Jeremy Slone developed an interest in global health. He also was interested in pediatric oncology, but he didn’t know how to blend the two. He has found the perfect way to combine his medical interests – through the International Center at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers.
The annual Baylor Global Health Symposium was held Jan. 22, offering a glimpse of the work students and faculty are doing in healthcare across the world as well as a look into what the future of global health holds by keynote speaker Dr. Michael Merson, director of the Duke Global Health Institute.