Houston Business Journal honors Texas Children’s clinicians

The Houston Business Journal recently named its 2019 Health Care Heroes awards, honoring 25 individuals who go above and beyond in Houston’s health care community. Five of these individuals work at Texas Children’s.

Health Care Heroes honorees are recognized in three categories:

Outstanding Health Care Practitioner honors physician’s aides, nurse practitioners, nurses, doctors of pharmacy and clinical psychologists who stand out in their field for exceptional service within the industry and are making an impact on the community.

Outstanding Physician honors a doctor who has made great strides in his or her field, operates on an exceptional level and is making a difference in Houston’s health care industry and larger community.

Rising Star honors a recent graduate or new hire that shows real promise in the fields of scientific research or in the practice of medicine. Should be under 40 years old as of December 2018. A rising star should have a record of taking on challenging responsibilities, leadership abilities and scientific achievement.

The Texas Children’s employees named Health Care Heroes are:

Outstanding Health Care Practitioner

  • Dr. Ricardo Flores, clinical director, Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers – The Woodlands
  • Julie Kaplow, Ph.D, chief of psychology, director of Texas Children’s Trauma and Grief Center

Outstanding Physician

  • Dr. Daniel DeSalvo, medical director of strategic collaboration, Texas Children’s Hospital
  • Dr. Lisa Hollier, chief medical officer for obstetrics and gynecology, Texas Children’s Health Plan
  • Dr. Rayne Rouce, physician, Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers