11 Notable alumni of
Baylor College of Medicine

The Baylor College of Medicine is 3297th in the world, 1091st in North America, and 1033rd in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 11 notable alumni from the Baylor College of Medicine sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Joan Oró

    Joan Oró
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1923-2004 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    biochemistpoliticianuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Joan Oró i Florensa was a Spanish biochemist, whose research has been of importance in understanding the origin of life. He participated in several NASA missions, including Apollo mission to the Moon and the Viking lander. He received the Oparin Medal, awarded by the International Astrobiology Society for his contributions to the field of origins of life.

  2. Carl H. June

    Carl H. June
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Enrolled in the Baylor College of Medicine
    Studied in 1975-1979
    Occupations
    university teacherwritercelebrityimmunologistresearcher
    Biography

    Carl H. June is an American immunologist and oncologist. He is currently the Richard W. Vague Professor in Immunotherapy in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania. He is most well known for his research into T cell therapies for the treatment of cancer. In 2020 he was elected to the American Philosophical Society.

  3. Michael D. West

    Michael D. West
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    biologist
    Biography

    Michael D. West is an American biogerontologist, and a pioneer in stem cells, cellular aging and telomerase. He is the founder and CEO of AgeX Therapeutics, a startup focused on the field of experimental gerontology.

  4. Bechara Choucair

    Bechara Choucair
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    civil servantresearcher
    Biography

    Bechara Choucair is a Lebanese-American physician and public health advisor who is the chief community health officer of Kaiser Permanente. He was the senior vice president of safety net and community health at Trinity Health and served as the commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health from 2009 to 2014.

  5. Vipul Patel

    Vipul Patel
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Vipul R. Patel, FACS is the founder and Medical Director of the Florida Hospital Global Robotics Institute, founder and Vice President of the Society of Robotic Surgery, and founder and Editor Emeritus of The Journal of Robotic Surgery. He is board certified by the American Urological Association and specializes in robotic surgery for prostate cancer. As of February, 2018 he performed his 11,000th robotic-assisted prostatectomy. The large volume of prostatectomies he has performed has enabled him to amass a large amount of statistical evidence regarding the efficacy of robotic techniques which has been used in developing and refining techniques. Patel credits the use of robotic assisted surgery with helping surgeons achieve better surgical outcomes with the "trifecta" of cancer control, continence and sexual function. In the course of his career Patel has led and participated in studies that have resulted in developing improved outcomes for robotic surgery and urologic treatment.

  6. Leslie Baumann

    Leslie Baumann
    Years
    1900-..
    Occupations
    dermatologist
    Biography

    Leslie Baumann, M.D. is an American dermatologist, author, and researcher based in Miami, Florida. She founded the Cosmetic Dermatology Center at the University of Miami in 1997 and is the founder and CEO of the Baumann Cosmetic and Research Institute.

  7. José Esparza

    José Esparza
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    virologist
    Biography

    José Esparza is a Venezuelan American virologist who lives in the USA. He is known for his efforts to promote the international development and testing of vaccines against HIV/AIDS. During 17 years he pursued an academic career at the Venezuelan Institute for Scientific Research (IVIC), attaining positions as full professor of virology and chairman of its Department of Microbiology and Cell Biology. From 1986 to 2014 he worked continuously as a viral vaccine expert and senior public health adviser for international health policy agencies such as the World Health Organization, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. José G. Esparza is currently an adjunct professor of medicine, at the Institute of Human Virology (University of Maryland School of Medicine). During 2016 he was the President of the Global Virus Network. In the context historical studies on the early use of horsepox for smallpox vaccination, Esparza was appointed in 2018 as a Robert Koch Fellow at the Robert Koch Institute in Berlin, Germany. He is an active member of the Latin American Academy of Sciences, ACAL.

  8. Charles C. Pixley

    Charles C. Pixley
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1923-2005 (aged 82)
    Enrolled in the Baylor College of Medicine
    Graduated with Master of Science in surgery
    Occupations
    military physiciansurgeon
    Biography

    Charles Calvin Pixley was the 34th Surgeon General of the United States Army, serving in that capacity from October 1, 1977 to September 20, 1981.

  9. Daniel L Kastner

    Daniel L Kastner
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Enrolled in the Baylor College of Medicine
    In 1982 graduated with Doctor of Philosophy
    Occupations
    researchermolecular biologistrheumatologist
    Biography

    Daniel L. Kastner is an American physician and researcher specialising in the genetics of autoinflammatory disorders. He is scientific director of the National Human Genome Research Institute, where he is a National Institutes of Health Distinguished Investigator. He was awarded the 2021 Crafoord Prize for Polyarthritis for his pioneering work on autoinflammatory diseases.

  10. Cynthia Mulrow

    Cynthia Mulrow
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    physician
    Biography

    Cynthia Mulrow is an American physician and scholar from Edinburg, Texas. She has regularly contributed academic research on many topics to the medical community. Her academic work mainly focuses on systematic reviews and evidence reports, research methodology, and chronic medical conditions.

  11. Anne Plant

    Anne Plant
    Occupations
    biochemist
    Biography

    Anne L. Plant is an American biochemist. She is a Fellow at the National Institute of Standards and Technology where she was previously chief of the biosystems and biomaterials division. Plant investigates measurements and models of cell populations. She is a recipient of the United States Department of Commerce's Bronze and Silver Medals. Plant is a fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.