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UTHealth STAR Awards

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 - 11:03am

Jackie Duke Anna Senegal Nurys Brokate

Dr. Jackie Duke


Nurys Brokate

Dr. Jackie Duke, Anna Senegal and Nurys Brokate. Photos by Dwight Andrews.

Service awards, as well as a special leadership award, were celebrated at the annual STAR Awards luncheon Feb. 15 at the Houston Marriott Medical Center Hotel.  University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) employees celebrating 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, and 35 years of service were honored for their dedication to UTHealth.  No School of Dentistry employees were in the 35-year group, but three were honored for 30 years of service: Nurys Brokate, Anna Senegal and Pauline “Jackie” Duke, PhD. Many School of Dentistry employees were honored in the other categories.  To see the complete list, CLICK HERE.  Dr. Brent King, chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine and executive vice dean of clinical affairs at the Medical School, received the Michael J. Jimenez Leadership in Action Award.  This prestigious award honors the memory of the late Michael J. Jimenez, UTHealth vice president and chief human resources officer, who made an indelible mark on the university in just four short years.