An Evening with DocStars 2023


November 2, 2023


6:00 PM – 9:00 PM


T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building at UT Southwestern Medical Center
6001 Forest Park Rd
Dallas, TX 75235

An Evening with DocStars celebrates innovative minds and community support around early stage research. We hope you’ll join The Cary Council on November 2nd to experience the future of medicine as we enjoy an evening under the stars with leading-edge simulation technology and innovation stations, gourmet sips and bites, and much more.

We will honor and celebrate the 2023 recipients of The Cary Council’s Early Stage Research Grants. All funds raised will support future research grants awarded annually to UT Southwestern investigators working on promising research.

Learn more about The Cary Council and how they’re impacting innovative medical research.

Sponsorship Opportunities

The deadline for sponsors to be listed on printed event materials was September 15. All sponsorships purchased after September 15 will receive sponsor recognition via social media, swmedical.org, and post-event coverage.

You can also download and fill out this Sponsorship Form if you prefer to mail a check in.




2023 Sponsors

Michael and Abby Gregory Foundation

Dedman Dietz Family Foundation
The Eugene McDermott Foundation


The Mary Kay Family Foundation
Sewell Automotive Companies


Jennifer and John Eagle
Beth F. Kahn Family
Southwestern Medical Foundation

PaperCity Magazine

Sandy and Rex Jobe
Jacob and Barrell Jones
J.P. Morgan Private Bank
Eddie and Laura Lee
Kate Morris and Cat Needham
PlainsCapital Bank


Brittny and Hunt Allred
Lauren and Ben Baldwin
Reagan and Celia Browning
Victoria Huffines Bohn & Megan Shepherd
Children’s Health
Lili Clark
Nancy and William Collins
Crowe & Dunlevy, P.C.

INVENTOR (con’t)
Molly and Conrad Edwards
Evolution Spine
Amanda and Chris George
HPS Investment Partners, LLC
The Jorba Gonzalez Family
Margaret Elizabeth and Michael McKissack
Tori and Ross C. Mulford Jr.
The Nelson Family
Lara and Brian Pryor
Josie and Carl Sewell
Mills Weinmann
Woodforest National Bank

2023 Host Committee

Saryn and Jonathan Dietz*

Brittny and Hunt Allred*
Lauren and Ben Baldwin*
Reaga_n and Celia Browning
Lewis Chang*
Lili Clark*
Molly and Conrad Edwards*

Amanda and Chris George*
Amber and Grafton Ifill*
Jacob and Barrell Jones*
Alex and Michael Kahn*
Alex and Sam Kincaid*
Kevin Kirksey
Taylor and Mu neat Kouzbari
Brittany and Travis Mathews
Margaret Elizabeth and Michael McKissack
Tori and Ross Mulford Jr.

The Nelson Family
Stefanie and Michael Prentiss
Lara and Brian Pryor
Josie and Carl Sewell*
Mills Weinmann*
Kyle and Erik Yohe*

*The Cary Council Steering Committee Member and/or Founder’s Circle Member

The Cary Council Steering Committee

Brittny Allred
Lauren Baldwin
Lili Clark
Lewis Chang
Jonathan Dietz

Saryn Dietz
Molly Edwards
Barrell Jones
Alex Kincaid
Sam Kincaid

Josie Sewell (Chair)
Rob Swift
Mills Weinmann
Erik Yohe

The Cary Council Founder's Circle

Annika Cail
Grace Cook
Lana Constantine
Nancy Collins
Pete Dale

Amanda George
Michael Gregory
Anders Fisher
Grafton Ifill
Jacob Jones

Michael Kahn
Kate Morris
Amanda Shufeldt