Member Spotlight

The Texas Pediatric Member Spotlight exists to focus attention on the recent awards, promotions, degree completions, and appointments of TPS members.

July 2022

TPS selected as a finalist for the Outstanding Chapter Award Finalists. The Outstanding Chapter Award (OCA) Selection Committee, comprised of the District Vice Chairpersons (DVCs), is pleased to announce this year's 9 OCA finalists!

Very Large Chapter Category – Georgia, Pennsylvania, Texas

May 2022

The Texas Medical Association installed Gary W. Floyd, MD, as their 157th President. Gary W. Floyd, MD, a TPS Past President, current TPS Executive Board member, and Keller pediatrician, will serve in this role for one year before assuming the presidency of America’s largest state medical society in 2022. Dr. Floyd also currently serves as the American Academy of Pediatrics District VII Chair. Check out the TMA article for more information. Congratulations to Dr. Floyd!

April 2022

TPS past president Jason V. Terk, MD was presented with the Ralph D. Feigin, MD Award for Excellence at the The Immunization Partnership's 13th Annual Community Immunity Spring Luncheon. Dr. Terk is with Cook Children’s Physician Network in Keller, Texas. Congratulations Dr. Terk! Check out Dr. Terk's acceptance speech!

February 2022

TPS Member Peter Hotez, MD, Houston is among the Texans nominated for the 2022 Nobel Peace Prize

Congressional leaders nominated a number of Texans for the annual award aimed at recognizing individuals for their outstanding contributions toward peace. Read the full article here.