Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources and Updates
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources and Updates
Southwestern Medical Foundation plays a critical and trusted role in improving the health of our community.
Southwestern Medical Foundation is dedicated to engaging the public in important conversations about progress in medicine and honoring the legacies of those who made these advancements possible.
Southwestern Medical Foundation Trustee Steven Schiff explains what has been the most rewarding about being a Trustee, discusses what he finds inspiring about the work he supports, and shares his experience with the COVID-19 vaccine.
As part of UT Southwestern’s ongoing commitment to an equitable, effective, and efficient vaccination rollout, they are pleased to launch an online portal where eligible individuals can sign up to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
UT Southwestern Medical Center and Texas Health Resources launched the DFW COVID-19 Prevalence Study to help us understand COVID-19 in our community and why it matters.
Kathleen M. Gibson, President and CEO of Southwestern Medical Foundation, shares remarks about the 2020 Bio North Texas Virtual iC3 Life Sciences Summit and gives her thanks to David Thomas, Vice President of Industry Research at Biotechnology Innovation Organization (Bio), for joining us as a keynote speaker.
We called on our friends to help us share messages of encouragement and gratitude to the medical students, doctors, researchers, nurses, and medical professionals at UT Southwestern Medical Center. We want to thank everyone who joined us at the #heartofhealthcare.
Southwestern Medical Foundation is grateful for its longtime partnership with generous philanthropists Carolyn and Roger Horchow and their daughters, Lizzie Horchow Routman, Regen Horchow, and Sally Horchow. The family’s imprint is forever embedded on the UT Southwestern Medical Center campus and in the hearts of the Dallas community.
Shad and Michele Rowe made a generous gift to Southwestern Medical Foundation that will help scientists decipher the workings of the human brain at the Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute (OBI). The Rowes are hopeful that new discoveries will someday end the devastating toll of neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s (PD) and other movement disorders.
The Institute supports the recruitment of world leaders in science and medicine.
Alan and Joan (Joni) Walne are proud to give back through their Fund at Southwestern Medical Medical Foundation, which supports advances in Alzheimer’s research and treatment at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
We witness, encourage, and support the service of today’s health care heroes in action, as they innovate solutions for our most pressing medical challenges, and we remember – always – the sacrifices made by so many when our world was forever changed on September 11, 2001.
Community service and giving back has always been a key component of Kerry Arrington's life. As an Albert Schweitzer Fellow, she is drawing on her passion for education to create a tutoring program with a social-emotional learning component at Fred F. Florence Middle School.
As an Albert Schweitzer Fellow, Shivani Raman aims to make treatment and care for hypertension more accessible. She is designing and implementing a self-measured blood pressure (SMBP) program for patients diagnosed with hypertension at the North Dallas Shared Ministries (NDSM) free clinic to promote improved hypertension management and patient empowerment.
Dr. Jean Wilson, an internationally recognized endocrinologist and Professor Emeritus of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center, died June 13. He was 88. Dr. Wilson held the Charles Cameron Sprague Distinguished Chair of Biomedical Research at UT Southwestern, where his laboratory research lasted six decades. His significant scientific discoveries led to profound insights into the mechanisms underlying sexual differentiation and to now widely used treatments for prostate disease.
As a first-generation immigrant from Bangladesh, Maishara Muquith has always been passionate about alleviating health disparities. Through the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship program, she is establishing a student-run free clinic that provides after-work hour services, specifically primary and preventive care, at Brother Bill’s Helping Hands.
August 9, 2021
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.