Building Momentum

Dr. Joan Schiller
Dr. Joan Schiller

Noted lung cancer specialist Dr. Joan Schiller is appointed Deputy Director to lead the growth of Simmons Cancer Center’s Disease-Oriented Teams (DOTs).

A cooperative training program for oncology nursing students from Texas Christian University is created in Simmons Cancer Center Clinics.

The Advanced Imaging Research Center (AIRC) is established within the new Bill and Rita Clements Advanced Medical Imaging Building. The AIRC has become a leader in developing new magnetic resonance and other imaging technologies to shed light on cancer and other diseases.

The newly constructed T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Research Building opens on UT Southwestern’s North Campus, giving Simmons Cancer Center faculty more than 32,000 square feet of laboratory space.


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