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August 9, 2021

The Remarkable Life of Dr. Jere Mitchell


We join our community in celebrating the remarkable life led by Dr. Jere Mitchell. His legacy will live on forever through the profound contributions he made as a physician, scientist, researcher, and mentor.

August 6, 2021

2021 Schweitzer Fellows: Assisting Adolescents with Substance Use Disorders

Advancing Public Health

Nathan Guyton learned the value of working together with others to achieve a common goal through his passion for football. As an Albert Schweitzer Fellow, he’s collaborating with the Phoenix House Texas Hill A. Feinberg Academy to help adolescents struggling with addiction.

August 2, 2021

A Greater Purpose


Mary Stewart and Jim Ramsey appreciate the work of Southwestern Medical Foundation to advance progress in medicine and have made a generous gift to support the faculty of two specialties – gastroenterology and palliative care – at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

July 30, 2021

2021 Schweitzer Fellows: Supporting Healthy Child Development

Advancing Public Health

As a child development researcher, Samantha understands first-hand how important early intervention is in setting up people to thrive in adulthood and create a happier, healthier society. As an Albert Schweitzer Fellow, she's working with the Center for Children and Families to create a 12-week program to increase caregivers' well-being, social support, and parenting skills.

July 20, 2021

2021 Schweitzer Fellows: Preventing Abuse in Teen Relationships

Advancing Public Health

Zara Khan's parents always encouraged her to pursue a path that allowed her to be of service to others. Now, as an Albert Schweitzer Fellow, she's working with The Family Place's youth violence prevention program and teaching teens healthy relationship skills.

July 14, 2021

2021 Schweitzer Fellows: Assisting and Educating Refugees

Advancing Public Health

Nusaiba Chowdhury has worked with refugees for more than eight years. During her experience, she saw the incredible value of creating resources that were made for refugees by refugees.

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Read the Latest Edition of Perspectives Magazine

Our 2019 edition features the world-changing gene-editing technology of CRISPR and its revolutionary impact on humanity. With voices from thought leaders, scientists, and researchers around the world, this edition opens up a profound discussion around the history and ethics of gene editing.

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