HOUSTON, May 23, 2012
HOUSTON, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physicians, researchers and medical students from Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) in Houston received prominent acclaim during the 2012 Society for Pediatric Radiology annual meeting held April 16 through 20 in San Francisco. Click here for more information about pediatric radiology at Texas Children's Hospital.
Dr. George Bisset, chief of pediatric radiology at Texas Children's Hospital and the Edward B. Singleton professor of radiology at BCM, was awarded the Pioneer Honor at this year's meeting. Bisset, who is also the president of the Radiological Society of North America, earned this highly prestigious award which is given to physicians who help drive the field of pediatric radiology forward with unique milestones that have fundamentally advanced the discipline.
Physicians, researchers and students from Texas Children's and BCM won several other awards for outstanding research:
"I am impressed, though not surprised, by the numerous awards and achievements garnered at this year's meeting," said Bisset. "These honors truly demonstrate the strength of the department and the impact our physicians and researchers are having on the field of pediatric radiology which will help children across the nation."
In addition to these awards, researchers from Texas Children's and BCM gave 15 presentations, lectured at several sunrise sessions, moderated several workshops and participated in a 3-D face-off and computed tomography (CT) protocol session.
About Texas Children's HospitalTexas Children's Hospital is committed to a community of healthy children by providing the finest pediatric patient care, education and research. Renowned worldwide for its expertise and breakthrough developments in clinical care and research, Texas Children's is nationally ranked in all 10 subspecialties in U.S.News & World Report's list of Best Children's Hospitals. Texas Children's also operates the nation's largest primary pediatric care network, with more than 40 offices throughout the greater Houston community. Texas Children's has embarked on a $1.5 billion expansion, Vision 2010, which includes the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute, a comprehensive obstetrics facility focusing on high-risk births and a community hospital in suburban West Houston. For more information on Texas Children's Hospital, go to www.texaschildrens.org. Get the latest news from Texas Children's Hospital by visiting the online newsroom and on Twitter at twitter.com/texaschildrens.
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Last updated on: 23/05/2012