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Baylor University,

mainly at Waco, Tex.; coeducational; chartered and opened 1845 by Baptists (see Baylor, Robert E. BBaylor, Robert Emmett Bledsoe
, 1793?–1873, American jurist, founder of Baylor Univ., b. Kentucky. He served in the War of 1812, studied law, and served in the Kentucky legislature. Moving (1820) to Alabama, he served in the Alabama legislature and was (1829–31) a U.
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.) at Independence, moved 1886 and absorbed Waco Univ. (chartered 1861). The library has a noted Robert Browning collection. Frank Lloyd Wright designed a theater center at Dallas for the graduate school. The university's medical school was founded (1900) as part of the Univ. of Dallas, and it became affiliated with Baylor in 1903. In 1943 it moved to Houston, and in 1969 it became a separate corporation under the title of Baylor College of Medicine. It was in connection with the Baylor medical school that Michael DeBakeyDeBakey, Michael Ellis
, 1908–2008, American surgeon, b. Lake Charles, La. While still at Tulane medical school (M.D., 1932), DeBakey developed the roller pump, which later became an essential component of the heart-lung machine, and he later made refinements in the
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 did his pioneer work in heart transplantationtransplantation, medical,
surgical procedure by which a tissue or organ is removed and replaced by a corresponding part, usually from another part of the body or from another individual.
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 and artificial heart implantation (see heart, artificialheart, artificial,
external or surgically implanted mechanical device designed to replace a patient's diseased heart. The first one used on a human being, the Jarvik-7, was implanted (1982) in Barney Clark, who lived for 112 days; another patient, William Schroeder, lived 620
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). Baylor Univ. still maintains a medical center at Dallas.
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Disclosure: Baylor University has been a financial supporter of The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan news organization that is funded in part by donations from members, foundations and corporate sponsors.
Mark Armstrong, the John Binion Professor of General Internal Medicine and chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, died on March 25, 2018, at the age of 71.
Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas, Baylor University is both the state's oldest institution of higher learning and the world's largest Baptist University.
Richard Willis was on the composition faculty at Baylor University. Epigrams was commissioned for the Notre Dame Brass Quintet in 1988.
Today JTA reported on a new study out of Baylor University, which found that Jewish Americans who attend synagogue experience better health than Jewish Americans who don't.
The award was made by Baylor University's Institute for Family Business.
Wayne Walker Pipkin insisted on rendering Balthasar Hubmaier's favorite epigram, "Die Wahrheit ist vntodlich." Born in Houston, Texas, Pipkin graduated from Baylor University in 1961.
Pitts has taught at Free Will Baptist Bible College, Houston Baptist University, Dallas Baptist University, Baylor University and McLennan Community College, where she still teaches and is sponsor/advisor of its MTNA collegiate chapter.
A single transformational gift can spark unprecedented momentum and result in record-shattering donations to a college or university--as officials at Baylor University in Texas know well.
John Essick (Baptist Seminary of Kentucky) is guest editor, while six other former students have contributed articles: Rosalie Beck (Baylor University), Pamela Durso (Baptist Women in Ministry), Mel Hawkins (Carson-Newman College), Glenn Jonas (Campbell University), Courtney Lyons (Baylor University), and J.
Shin's study was supported by Baylor University research funding.