!

Weather Update

BCM Family Medicine on Kirby is without electrical power. Patients with appointments on Monday at this location will be moved to Baylor Medicine on the McNair Campus:  7200 Cambridge St, 7th floor, Suite 7B. Patients will be contacted. For questions, call 713-798-7700.

Department of Medicine

Epidemiology and Population Sciences News

Master
Terms
Dr.

Item Term
Dr. Li receives NIH funding

Item Definition

Dr. Yong Li, Professor, Epidemiology and Population Sciences received funding from the National Institutes of Health. The title of his study is, “Cancer Prevention-Interception Against MGUS Progression.” (Total Funding: $4,500,000, Funding Period: Four years). 

Photo

Item Term
Dr. Symanski and Dr. Whitworth receives NIH funding

Item Definition

Dr. Elaine Symanski, Professor, Epidemiology and Population Sciences and Dr. Kristina Whitworth, Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Population Sciences, received funding from the National Institute of Health. The title of their study is, “Exploring pathways through which structural racism impacts children’s environmental health.” (Total Funding: $2,583,470, Funding Period: 2 years). Click here to read more.

Aaron

Item Term
Dr. Thrift receives NIH National Cancer Institute funding

Item Definition

Dr. Aaron Thrift, Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Population Sciences, received an R01 Award from the National Institutes of Health National Cancer Institute. The title of his study is, “Genetic Epidemiology of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in African Americans.” (Funding Amount: $1,830,000 Funding Period: Five years)

Terms

Dr. Oluyomi Wins the First Department of Medicine 2023 Colleague of the Quarter Award

Item Definition

"Dr. Abiodun Oluyomi is leading a new Population Science core for the Dan L. Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center and an expert on geospatial analytics. He is ever present, helping many investigators understand how geospatial attributes such as crowding, variation in income, ethnicity and proximity to contaminants affect health. He is an exemplar of teamwork, integrity and excellence."

Dr. Li Receives Philanthropic Award

Item Definition

Dr. Yafang Li, assistant professor, Epidemiology and Population Sciences, received a philanthropic award for $30,000 on behalf of VICTORY Houston, Inc. to support her work on genetic interactions between oncogenesis-related genes in lung cancer.

Back to topback-to-top