2011 Anson Jones, MD, Award Winners

Congratulations TMA 2011 Anson Jones, MD, Award Winners  

 (Click here to see the photographed winners with their awards.

(Click on each entry title to see that winning entry.)

Large-Market Television        
Winner "The Gift" Greg Groogan, Mark Muller; KRIV-TV Houston
Citation of Merit (tie) "Laser for Burned Wounded Warriors" Wendy Rigby, Richard Woods; KENS-TV  San Antonio
Citation of Merit (tie) "On the front lines - How Aggie researchers are battling rabies and bio-terror one gene at a time" Leigh Frillici, Lynn Roder, Dave Westerhaus; KHOU-TV Houston
Small-Market Television        
Winner "Starting Out with Cancer"  Melinda Alvarado, Nick Payne; KJTV-TV Fox34  Lubbock
Citation of Merit "The Incredible Cooling Blanket"  Karin McCay, Samuel Ortega, Jason Cannon; KCBD-TV Lubbock
In-Depth Television        
Winner "Nicky's Journey" Kevin Reece, Todd Rogenthien; KHOU-TV Houston
Citation of Merit (tie)  "Proton Therapy" Janet St. James, Greg T. Johnson; WFAA-TV Dallas/Ft. Worth
Citation of Merit (tie) "Hope for Aahlaya" Terri Gruca, Jarrod Wise; KVUE-TV Austin
Large-Circulation Print        
Winner "Blue Cross-Texas Health spat may raise patient costs" Jason Roberson; The Dallas Morning News  Dallas/Ft. Worth
Citation of Merit (tie) "Genetic test offers women another weapon in fight against breast cancer"  Kim Horner; The Dallas Morning News  Dallas/Ft. Worth
Citation of Merit (tie) "In crisis, healing hands" Lee Hancock; The Dallas Morning News   Dallas/Ft. Worth
Small-Circulation Print       
Winner "Focus on the future: Couple renews vows days before her mastectomy" Rhiannon Meyers; Corpus Christi Caller-Times  Corpus Christi
Citation of Merit (tie) "Love will never forget: Patients aren't only ones who live with Alzheimers; caregivers do as well" J.R. Ortega; Victoria Advocate  Victoria  
Citation of Merit (tie) "13 ounces at birth: Against the odds, healthy Addison nears first birthday" Rhiannon Meyers; Corpus Christi Caller-Times  Corpus Christi
Citation of Merit (tie) "Transplants help man see again" Mike Baird; Corpus Christi Caller-Times  Corpus Christi
In-Depth Print       
Winner "PTSD: Private battles" David Tarrant and Sonya Hebert; The Dallas Morning News   Dallas/Ft. Worth
Citation of Merit (tie) "In his care: A surgeon's story"  Tim Madigan; Fort Worth Star-Telegram   Dallas/Ft. Worth
Citation of Merit (tie) "First, do no harm" Sue Goetinck Ambrose, Reese Dunklin, Brooks Egerton and Miles Moffeit; The Dallas Morning News  Dallas/Ft. Worth 
Citation of Merit (tie)

"Hidden dangers: Concussions in high school sports" (and Part2, Part3, Part4, Part5, &

Brandon George, Mark Dent, and Rainer Sabin; The Dallas Morning News   Dallas/Ft. Worth 
Winner "Heart Disease and ED" Perry Watson; News Radio 590 KLBJ Austin
Citation of Merit (tie) "Medical Residency" Chuck Schechner; KRLD Dallas/Ft. Worth
In-Depth Radio        
Winner "Texas Doctors React to Health Care Overhaul" Nathan Bernier; KUT 90.5 FM Austin 
Citation of Merit "Rebuilding the Faces of Wounded Warriors" Terry Gildea; KSTX-Texas Public Radio San Antonio
Online/Mixed Media       
Winner "No country for health care" (part 2 trauma care,
part 3 legislative influence, part 4 physician recruitment)
Emily Ramshaw; The Texas Tribune  Austin
Citation of Merit "A father's strength" Erica Rodriguez, Drew Stewart, CJ Castillo, Robert Zavala; Victoria Advocate  Victoria
Physician Excellence in Reporting        
Winner (tie) “'Let´s Talk About Your Health and…' Columns" M. Antonieta Gonzalez, MD San Antonio
Winner (tie) "'The Impact of Arthritis' & 'A Difficult Decision - The PSA Test'" Emily Hebert, MD; WFAA-TV Dallas/Ft. Worth

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