Earlier this year, Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers, the Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative at Texas Children’s Hospital and the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation announced a groundbreaking effort to change the pediatric cancer landscape in southern and east Africa through clinical care and training.
Remarkable is a word that most people would use to describe Dr. David Hilmers’ career. Over the course of Hilmers’ expansive career, he has been a Marine, an astronaut and is now a professor of internal medicine and pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine with a commitment to global health projects.
Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers has had a profound effect on the lives of children in Houston and throughout the country through its exceptional patient care and cutting-edge research. The Center, a joint program of Baylor and Texas Children’s Hospital, also is extending its reach far beyond our borders.
Baylor College of Medicine’s Dr. Elizabeth Montgomery Collins has contributed years of her career serving patients in Houston and abroad, helping HIV-infected children who might never receive lifesaving treatment if it wasn’t for her time and efforts. She’ll continue that work through a prestigious fellowship.