Laurie Rutherford, M.B.A., (pictured at left) was promoted from Director to Executive Director of UTHealth School of Nursing’s Office of Student Affairs, effective Feb. 16. She first joined the nursing school in 1986.
After 25 years on the School of Nursing’s faculty and leading UT Health Services since its beginning in 1990, Dr. Thomas A. Mackey (pictured at left) will retire in August. “He will return to the university on a part-time and flexible basis in order to fulfill existing practice contracts,” said Dean Patricia L. Starck, Ph.D., R.N.
The School of Nursing’s Dr. Terri S. Armstrong (pictured at left) and the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG) have published results from a randomized phase III clinical trial that appear the Feb. 20 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
Giuseppe N. Colasurdo, M.D., president of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has announced that Patricia L. Starck, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN (pictured at left), will step down at the end of this academic year as dean of the UTHealth School of Nursing, ending what Colasurdo called “an unprecedented and celebrated 30-year tenure.”