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Bridges, 80, becomes 1st Doctorate of Health Informatics graduate at UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics

Photo of Joe Bridges standing outside in a green area. (Photo by Rogelio Castro/UTHealth Houston)

April 29, 2022

For more than a decade, Joe Bridges, DHI, witnessed his sister Jan struggle to figure out what was causing bouts of severe swelling; and then he decided to do something about it. Beginning at age 77, Bridges dedicated three years to researching and implementing a solution that can help physicians consider a wider array of possible diagnoses to get it right the first time to help prevent patients, like his sister, from suffering unnecessarily.


Bridges, 80, becomes 1st Doctorate of Health Informatics graduate at UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics (COPY)

Photo of Joe Bridges standing outside in a green area. (Photo by Rogelio Castro/UTHealth Houston)

April 29, 2022

For more than a decade, Joe Bridges, DHI, witnessed his sister Jan struggle to figure out what was causing bouts of severe swelling; and then he decided to do something about it. Beginning at age 77, Bridges dedicated three years to researching and implementing a solution that can help physicians consider a wider array of possible diagnoses to get it right the first time to help prevent patients, like his sister, from suffering unnecessarily.



Moore leads IT security with focus on collaboration, mission

Photo of Beverly Moore. (Courtesy photo)

March 22, 2022

Beverly Moore has a unique background for an information technology professional – at her core she’s a writer. Her written and verbal communication skills, along with an insatiable curiosity and drive for learning and excellence, have been the backbone of her successful climb in the male dominated field of IT security.









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