Women in Medicine

At Baylor Scott & White, we’re proud to celebrate the women who make us Better every day. Discover stories from the women who are inspiring a future filled with more innovation, opportunity and hope.

Through competitive fishing, ovarian cancer survivor uses sport to shed light on silent disease

When Rhonda Reeve, 53, isn’t working full-time as a CPA, she’s with her husband, Jay, on their fishing boat competing in tournaments across the U.S. as professional tournament anglers. But life hasn’t always been smooth sailing for Rhonda. In 2015, Rhonda began to experience subtle, yet alarming symptoms — severe bloating, pelvic pain, ovary pain …

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Artist with MS turns her brain scans into beautiful works of art

Elizabeth Jameson never intended to be an artist. For many years she worked as a human rights lawyer, fighting for social justice for children with disabilities and gender equality. But after she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in 1991, she decided to end her career as a lawyer and transition her passion of service …

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Nurse celebrates 45 years of service

All Connie Warner wanted was a weekend job to help her get through college, but she ended up getting more than she bargained for. Forty-five years later, she’s celebrating a milestone in an inspiring career of dedicated service at Scott and White Medical Center – Temple. Connie, a registered nurse, has been working in the …

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Transplant nurse donates kidney to save father’s life

When John Gossett started feeling sick last year it was all too familiar. Fatigue, loss of appetite, shortness of breath — they were some of the same symptoms he experienced more than a decade ago when he first learned his kidney was failing. Diabetes contributed to his kidney disease and in 2007, the Baylor Scott …

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School librarian enjoying life after weight loss surgery

When the 46-year-old resident of Irving went back to her work as a librarian after the summer break, some students thought the school hired a new librarian. It wasn’t a new librarian; it was still Renee Newry, but she had gastric sleeve weight loss surgery to help improve her health and had lost a significant …

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I’m Possible: Audrey Self’s story in her own words

Until November 2013, my life was playing out just as I had imagined. From the outside looking in, I am sure my life looked “perfect.” I was almost finished with my first semester at Southern Methodist University (SMU). My life was full and active with plenty of potential to achieve my goals. I had no idea …

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