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2011-01-18 07:00:00

DALLAS, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Freddy Jones, president, All Saints Health Foundation, has announced that he will retire from his post in March 2011. Freddy's extraordinary career spans 19 years and a variety of leadership positions within All Saints Episcopal Hospital including vice president, human resources and chief operating officer. In 1999, Freddy was named president, All Saints Health Foundation. Under his leadership, the All Saints Foundation staff achieved...

2010-12-04 10:00:00

DALLAS, Dec. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- This morning recordings/Jive Records recording artist David Archuleta will kick off the holiday season in Dallas by taking part in a 22-year tradition, the Children's Medical Center Holiday Parade. Archuleta will contribute to the magic of the parade by singing a special number while riding on the 'Sounds of the Season' float. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101204/DA12228 ) The Children's Medical Center Holiday Parade, presented by...

2010-11-22 09:57:00

DALLAS, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On December 4, 19 Recordings/Jive Records recording artist David Archuleta will take part in a 22-year Dallas tradition, the Children's Medical Center Holiday Parade, presented by Capital One Bank. Archuleta will contribute to the magic of the parade by singing a special number while riding on a 'Sounds of the Season' float. On December 3, Archuleta will also perform a special holiday concert at the Majestic Theater in Dallas presented by 103.7 Lite...

2010-11-17 03:00:00

Soldiers' Angels & Air Warrior Courage Foundation Team Up SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It was down to the last few days before Soldiers' Angels was to provide laptop computers and other hi-tech devices for 100 wounded veterans recovering at the Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC) in San Antonio, but 13 more computers were needed. Gary Baber, BAMC Project Manager for Air Warrior Courage Foundation heard about the shortfall and stepped up to help. (Photo:...

2010-11-09 16:43:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mark A. Wallace, president and chief executive officer of Texas Children's Hospital, received the 2010 Texas Pediatric Society (TPS) Distinguished Service Award on Nov. 6 at their annual meeting awards luncheon in San Antonio. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101109/DC98514) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101109/DC98514) "We are very pleased to present this award to Mark A. Wallace," said Dr. Richard Lampe,...

2010-11-03 16:36:00

DALLAS, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the fifteenth consecutive year Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas (Baylor Dallas) has earned the Consumer Choice Award by the National Research Corporation (NRC) for the Dallas region in the categories of Best Overall Quality and Best Image/Reputation. The Consumer Choice Award is given to the hospitals that consumers have chosen as having the highest quality and image in 250 markets throughout the U.S. This is the fifteenth year...

2010-10-27 14:50:00

DALLAS, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Experienced health care attorney Paul S. Leslie of Dallas' Taber Estes Thorne & Carr PLLC has been named interim general counsel for the Parkland Health & Hospital System in Dallas. Mr. Leslie brings more than 20 years of legal expertise to Parkland, including five years as assistant general counsel for a Fortune 500 health care company. His industry experience includes directing and negotiating government inquiries, overseeing and budgeting...

2010-09-03 05:00:00

DALLAS, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scott Peek has been named president of Baylor Medical Center at McKinney. The facility, which is currently under construction, will open in July 2012. Peek will serve double-duty, continuing his role as chief operating officer for Baylor Regional Medical Center at Grapevine while also assuming the Baylor Medical Center at McKinney mantle until July 2011, at which point he'll dedicate 100 percent of his time to his role as president of Baylor...

2010-08-13 11:12:00

DALLAS, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The UT System Board of Regents gave its approval on Aug. 12 to plans for a new state-of-the-art University Hospital at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. The project now will go to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for its review and final approval. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100813/DC50311) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100813/DC50311) As planned, the new hospital will replace University...

2010-06-04 07:30:00

HOUSTON, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gulf Coast Regional Center of Innovation and Commercialization (GCRCIC) was pleased to announce four companies who will receive up to a total of $6.5 million in commercialization awards from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF). The announcement was made this morning at the Houston Technology Center (HTC), a business accelerator that assists Houston-based emerging technology companies, whose client companies are among the award recipients. (Logo:...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'