Southwestern Medical Foundation

Southwestern Medical Foundation Begins Transition to New CFO

by | Feb 2, 2024
The foundation said that in addition to her role as CFO, Sarah Fletcher—formerly CFO of the Trinity Park Conservancy—will serve as a foundation officer. She will oversee the accounting and investment of its $1 billion endowment—which supports leading-edge medical research, education, and patient care.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Awards Nearly $3M in 2023-2024 Blue Impact Grants
by | Jul 25, 2023
Awarded to 101 community-based organizations across the state—including many in North Texas—the Blue Impact grants focus on health care access and target impacts of socio-economic and social determinants of health.
Ho Din Award: Southwestern Medical Foundation Recognizes UTSW Medical Student With Its Highest Honor
by | May 12, 2023
Plano native Whitney Leigh Stuard is the winner of the 2023 Ho Din Award. As a co-founder of a student interest group focused on disabilities and a non-profit organization providing support to mothers, Stuard's contributions extend beyond her medical prowess. She also authored and received a TMA Foundation Grant for a STEM project that impacted more than 4,000 students.

UTSW Researchers Find Autoantibody Linked to Rare Disorder That Destroys Fat

by | Feb 21, 2023
The UT Southwestern researchers discovered the first molecular biomarker for AGL, a rare disorder in which fat deposits are destroyed, causing patients to have dangerously low body fat, signs of accelerated aging, and severe metabolic diseases including diabetes and fatty liver.
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Texas Woman’s University to Honor Lucy Billingsley with Dykes Leadership Award
by | Feb 21, 2023

Noted Dallas developer Lucy Billingsley will receive the 2023 Virginia Chandler Dykes Leadership Award at the Texas Woman’s University Dallas Leadership Luncheon on March 22.

The award recognized Billingsley’s years of setting a high bar as a commercial real estate developer, business owner, and model of civic engagement, Texas Woman’s said....

The Cary Council Awards $50K Grants to Three ‘DocStar’ Researchers at UTSW
by | Dec 12, 2022
The Cary Council—a group of young leaders dedicated to advancing early-stage research in support of Southwestern Medical Foundation and UT Southwestern Medical Center—has announced three new "DocStars": Dominic Moon, M.D.; Robin Higashi, Ph.D.; and Proshad Efune, M.D. The UT Southwestern principal investigators will get $50,000 each to continue their pioneering work. Since launching the program in 2017, The Cary Council has awarded 15 grants, which attracted $9.4 million in additional funding.
DI People: EarthX, Match Group, Bonton Farms, and More Make Leadership Moves
by | Sep 9, 2022
In this week’s roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you’ll also find news from Ribbon Communications, Texas Brand Bank, Evolve Biologics, and COMSoverign Holding Corp., Warrior Connection, T.D. Jakes Foundation, Mindzie, the City of Fort Worth, UT Arlington, Allied Electronics and Automation, KTA Media Group, My Possibilities, and more.

Charting a Course for the Future of Health Care: Meet the New Trustees at Dallas’ Southwestern Medical Foundation

by | Mar 11, 2022
The nonprofit that helped create UT Southwestern Medical Center has added to its lineup of trustees with a mix of philanthropic and business leaders.
The Future of Medical Education
Learn the ways medical school classrooms are looking more and more futuristic by incorporating simulation learning into their curriculums.
This year’s winners from UT Southwestern —Olutoyosi “Toy” Ogunkua, M.D., Luis Sifuentes-Dominguez, M.D, and Chika Nwachukwu, M.D., Ph.D.—bring the total number grants awarded by the Council since its founding five years ago to nine. [Images via UTSW]
Southwestern Medical Foundation/UTSW Cary Council Awards Grants to Three Early-Stage Researchers
by | Jan 11, 2021
Members raised nearly $100K in funding for the research awardees who will investigate new evidence-based pathways that can treat some of the world’s most intractable illnesses.
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DI People: MTX Group, Applications Software, J.Hilburn Make Leadership Moves
by | Jul 2, 2019
You’ll also find news from the University of Texas at Dallas, Southwestern Medical Foundation, Tenet Healthcare, Dallas Museum of Art, THEO Executive Group, and The Arnold Cos. in this report on leadership and executive activity in North Texas.