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DFW Healthcare Brief: Texas Health Resources Receives Community Service Award and UTSW Researcher Named to National Academy of Sciences

Plus TMA awards Dallas neurosurgeon for service to physicians in training and TimelyMD is a best place to work.
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Texas Health Resources has won the Foster G. McGaw Prize for Excellence in Community Service for its leadership and building community while addressing its needs. The prize includes $100,000 toward that mission. The prize is sponsored by the Baxter International Foundation, the American Hospital Association and its non-profit affiliate Health Research & Educational Trust and given to a healthcare organization committed to improving the health of its community.

Dallas neurosurgeon Dr. Bradley Lega has been given the 2022 J.T. “Lamar” McNew, MD, Award for his service to physicians-in-training by the Texas Medical Association Resident and Fellow Section. The award recognizes a TMA physician who provides mentoring and service to residents and fellows. Lega has been in practice for nine years and is an associate professor in the Department of Neurological Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.

TimelyMD has been named to Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces list. The Fort Worth-based virtual health and well-being company focuses on connecting those in the higher education space with healthcare and provides a flexible work environment for its 150 full-time employees. In addition, market intelligence organization MedTech Breakthrough named TimelyMD the Best Overall Mobile Health Solution in recognizing the top global health and medical technology companies.

UT Southwestern scientist Jonathan Cohen has been elected into the National Academy of Sciences, one of the top honors for American researchers. Cohen was recognized for his original research identifying genes that are important in the metabolism of cholesterol and triglycerides and highlighting the biological roles of their protein products. Cohen is a professor of internal medicine in the Center for Human Nutrition and the Eugene McDermott Center for Human Growth and Development at UT Southwestern.


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