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Texas Medical Center CEO Says The Institution Is Committed To Growth And Innovation

William McKeon highlights initiatives regarding bio-design, regenerative medicine and genomics research

During an event held in Houston on December 14, 2017, William McKeon, president and CEO of the Texas Medical Center, highlighted that the institution is embarked in a path towards growth and innovation.
During an event held in Houston on December 14, 2017, William McKeon, president and CEO of the Texas Medical Center, highlighted that the institution is embarked in a path towards growth and innovation.

William McKeon, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of the Texas Medical Center (TMC), highlighted Thursday that the TMC is fully embarked in a path towards growth and innovation.

During the ‘State of the Texas Medical Center’ event, which was organized by the Greater Houston Partnership, McKeon assessed the TMC’s work during 2017 and expressed his pride about the fact that the hospitals that form the institution remained operational during Hurricane Harvey.

Located near downtown Houston and with over 100,000 employees, the TMC is the largest medical complex in the world and McKeon emphasized the institution plans to continue combining the clinical care and medical research that has always distinguished it.

In that regard, he highlighted the work of the TMC’s Center for Device Innovation (CDI) and other initiatives that, for instance, focus on combining medicine and engineering, as well as a bio-design, regenerative medicine and genomics research.

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