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Texas Health's Magnet designation, Cook Children's ER recognition, C-suite addition to Nexus, and Fort Worth docs in TMA leadership.

Five Texas Health Resources hospitals earned the Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, honoring their nursing services. They include Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital,Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth.


Cook Children’s Health Care System is  one of 33 hospitals worldwide to receive the Lantern Award from the Emergency Nurses Association, who recognized Cook’s emergency department for its exceptional performance and commitment to quality, safety, and a healthy work environment.


Cameron Hernholm has been named chief philanthropy officer of Nexus Recovery Center, a Dallas-based nonprofit agency that treats substance use disorder for adult women. The 18-year nonprofit veteran was previously the chief advancement officer at Communities In Schools of the Dallas Region where she launched a $10 million capital campaign and secured the organization’s first major gift.


Ten Fort Worth physicians will serve terms in leadership positions at the Texas Medical Association, where they study healthcare issues and make recommendations on policy that affects providers and their patients. The new leaders are below, via release:

Tilden L. Childs III, MD, a diagnostic radiologist in practice for 41 years; reelected to the TMA Council on Legislation.

Shanna M. Combs, MD, an obstetrician-gynecologist in practice for nine years; appointed chair of TMA’s Committee on Membership and reappointed to the committee, and reappointed as a consultant to TMA’s Committee on Reproductive, Women’s and Perinatal Health.

Cheryl L. Hurd, MD, a psychiatrist in practice for 19 years; reappointed as a consultant to the TMA Committee on Physician Health and Wellness.

R. Larry Marshall, MD, a rheumatologist in practice for 32 years; appointed to TMA’s Committee on Continuing Education.

G. Sealy Massingill, MD, an obstetrician-gynecologist in practice for 32 years; appointed as a consultant to the TMA Council on Science and Public Health, and reappointed as a consultant to TMA’s Committee on Reproductive, Women’s, and Perinatal Health.

Matthew M. Murray, MD, a pediatric emergency physician in practice for 31 years; reappointed to TMA’s Committee on Health Information Technology.

Stuart C. Pickell, MD, an internist and pediatrician in practice for 21 years; elected to TMA’s Council on Medical Education, and reappointed as a consultant to the TMA Council on Health Service Organizations.

Drew Elizabeth Rainer, MD, an obstetrician-gynecologist in practice for four years; elected to TMA’s Council on Medical Education.

Angela D. Self, MD, an internist in practice for 19 years; reappointed to TMA’s Committee on Patient-Physician Advocacy.

Linda M. Siy, MD, a family physician in practice for 28 years; reelected to TMA’s Council on Legislation.

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