When the COVID-19 pandemic first struck, numerous schools and businesses switched to working from home and communicating through platforms like Zoom. Although the virtual format was a major and often difficult transition for many, the students and organizers of the Saturday Morning Science program discovered that online learning became a positive experience.
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the entire world, but it is more important than ever to care for communities closer to home.
For their contributions to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic, Baylor’s Dr. Peter Hotez and Dr. Jim McDeavitt were honored by the Center for Pursuit, itself an important community resource for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Baylor faculty are involved in a City of Houston effort to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic in underserved communities where people are disproportionately impacted, not just by the consequences of disease but also by economic challenges.
The Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI) at Texas Children’s Hospital lost one of its founding members Aug. 11 with the passing of Dr. Peter Nicholas Kazembe.