University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Philanthropist Hill Gives $25M To UT Southwestern

Philanthropist Lyda Hill has pledged $25 million to the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas to establish a bioinformatics department.


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Dallas Pharmacist Fills Prescription For Success

When it comes to career success, one might look at high-level positions as being the hallmark of success. But, as Jacque Borel knows, true career success is doing what you love.


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Dallas Scientist Looks To Infodemiology For Next Career Step

DFW Risk Reduction Specialist Marie Camacho, knows an advanced degree will help her achieve the next step in her career path.


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Woman Found Shot Inside UT Southwestern Parking Garage

A shooting inside a parking garage has students and staff at UT Southwestern Medical Center on alert.


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Whooping Cough Makes Fatal Resurgence In Texas

Whooping cough is making a deadly resurgence in Texas. In all of 2011, there were 961 reported cases statewide. Through April of this year, though, there have been 424 cases, including one that resulted in the death of a Dallas child.


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Doctors, Researchers Credit Estrogen With Improving Recovery Time

Doctors and researchers at UT Southwestern say a simple shot of estrogen can help improve recovery time


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Doctor Who Treated JFK In ER After Shooting Dies

An anesthesiologist who attached a heart monitor to President John F. Kennedy in a Dallas hospital’s emergency room and interviewed wounded Texas Gov. John Connally for surgery has died. Dr. Adolph H. “Buddy” Giesecke Jr. was 79.



Feds End Parkland Hospital Medicare Billing Probe

Parkland Memorial Hospital and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas have agreed to pay $1.4 million to end a federal investigation of alleged Medicare billing fraud at Dallas County’s general hospital.



Feds Say Parkland Hospital Poses ‘Threat’ To Patients

The federal government said after an inspection at Parkland Memorial Hospital found conditions that were a “serious threat” to patient safety, the public hospital will not be able to participate in the Medicare program without coming up with correction plans.


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Blood Sample May Predict When You’re Going To Die

A blood test that measures how quickly a person is aging could let some sick people know if they are dying faster than others.


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Texas Medical Students Learn About Older Patients

A young man in a lab coat knocks on the door of room 221. He enters and shakes Agness Robertson’s hand. The two sit side by side. Robertson tells him of her decades of marriage, flipping through photos and handing him newspaper clippings of her career as a society columnist.