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Tara Morrison077

Tara McDonald Morrison, M.D.

 

Office

18300 Katy Freeway, Suite 305

Houston, Texas 77094

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

Jan. 07 – Present         Houston Ear, Nose & Throat Clinic, L.L.P

 

Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital – Private Practice

Active Status

Additional hospital privileges at Memorial Hermann Hospital and HealthSouth

 

POST GRADUATE TRAINING

 

7/1997-6/2001           

Resident, Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery

The University of Texas Health Science Center- Houston, Texas

Hermann Hospital, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital

 

7/1996-6/1997           

Intern, Department of General Surgery

The University of Texas Health Science Center- Houston, Texas

Hermann Hospital, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital

 

EDUCATION

 

8/1992-6/1996           

Doctor of Medicine

Wake Forest University – School of Medicine

 

1992                           

Bachelor of Arts (Psychology / Pre-Medical)

University of Notre Dame- South Bend, Indiana

 

CERTIFICATION

 

1997                State of Texas Medical License- K4744

 

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

 

2000               

Residency

First Place Resident Research Award

Second highest resident In-service score

 

1992-1996      

Medical School:

Academic Honors and High Honors:

4 of 7 subjects 1st year

10 of 20 subjects 2nd year

                                   

Clinical Honors and High Honors:

Medicine, Surgery, Radiology, Anesthesia, Neurology, Family Medicine, Psychiatry     

McMichael Scholarship of $2,000- awarded by the Alumni Association

Family Practice Externship Program

 

Undergraduate

Dean’s List 5 of 8 semesters

Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

 

1997-Present               The Triological Society

1997-Present               American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery

1997-Present               Texas Association of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery

1997-Present               Houston Society of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery

1992-Present               American Medical Association

1992-Present               Harris County Medical Society

 

POST GRADUATE COURSES

 

Texas Medical Center Rigid Fixation Course

Houston, Texas

October 1998

 

Temporal Bone Anatomy Course

Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery

The University of Texas Health Science Center- Houston

April 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000

 

RESEARCH

 

Influence of Biopsy Method on the Prognosis of Cutaneous Melanoma of the Head and Neck

  Abstract accepted and presented at the Fifth International Head and Neck Conference, San Francisco

  • Chart review of oral/tongue carcinomas with Dr. Fred McGuirt
  • Prospective analysis of infection rates in children in different childcare settings

 

NON-SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATION

 

Survival Guide for the Clinical Years given to rising third year medical students

1st Year update articles in On Call newspaper- Medical School Paper

 

MEDICAL SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

 

  • Class Agent for Medical Alumni Association
  • President of 4th Year Class
    • Vice-President of 1st and 2nd Year Classes
    • Student Advisor to the Medical Alumni Association

1992, 1993      STATS (Students Teaching AIDS to Students) participant

1992, 1993      STEP (Students Teaching Early Prevention) participant

1992-1996       American Medical Student Association, member

1992-1993       American Medical Women’s Association, member

1992-1994       Family Practice Interest Group, member and public relations

1992-1994       Pediatric Interest Group, member

1992                Charlotte Observer Marathon

1993                Marine Corps Marathon

1994                Marine Corps Marathon

1995                Boston Marathon

 

UNDERGRADUATE ACTIVITIES

 

  • Big Brother/Big Sister participant

1990                Family- Patient Liaison in local Emergency Department

1992                Volunteer at job site for the mentally challenged

1991                Research assistant for cancer treatment questionnaire

1988-1989       Varsity Crew

1991                Participant in Chicago Tribune Marathon

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

1988, 1989      Physical Therapist assistant for severally and profoundly mentally challenged children

1991                Research assistant in basic science lab at University of California, Santa Barbara

 

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