Forging a connection: Father, daughter unite to support students
Julie Barnett, D.P.T., M.T.C., PT, respected the work of her father, a general surgeon, so much that she decided to follow his path to medicine. It seemed natural for the two of them to create another connection years later.
Mangelsdorff establishes PAS program’s first endowed professorship
“The School of Health Professions mission overlapped with my philanthropic interests in support of multidisciplinary educational programs and in support of community preparedness and homeland defense,” Dr. A. David Mangelsdorff, Ph.D., M.P.H. said. In 2005, Dr. Mangelsdorff established the first endowed professorship for the PAS program as part of a charitable remainder trust.
Dr. Ramirez helps chart path for clinical laboratory sciences students
As a child, Peter Ramirez, M.D., was fascinated with combining baking soda and vinegar to create foaming volcanoes. Today, Dr. Ramirez is board certified in anatomic, clinical and cytopathology and practices in three hospitals of the Methodist Healthcare System. In appreciation of his education, Dr. Ramirez helped establish the Clinical Laboratory Sciences Scholarship Endowment Fund at the Health Science Center in 2003.