Archive for May 2018

Board of Regents Recognizes Child Life Specialist

On May 14, 2018, Laura Wiedemann received the Regents’ Outstanding Employee Award. This award is given to non-faculty employees who have shown outstanding performance, innovation, enthusiasm and dedication in their job. It is a distinguished achievement, with only 30 awards given out each year across the 14 University of Texas System institutions. Laura has been a…

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Proton Therapy Cancer Research Team

As we celebrate Cancer Research Month, we turn the spotlight to our research team at the MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center. Our research team is the gatekeeper of our clinical trials on different cancers such as head and neck, pediatrics, prostate, breast and others. Many of our researchers come from diverse science-based backgrounds. The research…

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Against All Odds, Denise Hansen

During a work trip to New York City in November 2011, Denise Hansen, felt a painful lump on the lower part of her collarbone. Once she returned to her hometown of Houston, Texas she went directly to the emergency room. Her diagnosis — a swollen lymph node, but Denise knew there was something more to…

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