Baylor College of Medicine
#504 Overall Influence

Baylor College of Medicine

Private medical school in Houston, Texas, United States

Baylor College of Medicine is a private stand-alone health sciences university located in Houston, Texas within the Texas Medical Center, the world’s largest medical center. BCM is composed of four academic components: the School of Medicine, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions, and the National School of Tropical Medicine. The school is part owner, alongside Catholic Health Initiatives , of Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, the flagship hospital of the CHI St. Luke’s Health system. Other affiliated teaching hospitals and research institutes include Harris Health System’s Ben Taub Hospital, Texas Children’s Hospital, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, TIRR Memorial Hermann, the Menninger Clinic, the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, and the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio.

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One Baylor Plaza, Houston TX 77030-3498

What is Baylor College of Medicine known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

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Computer Science
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Earth Sciences
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Criminal Justice
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Religious Studies
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Influential People

Who are Baylor College of Medicine's Most influential alumni?

Baylor College of Medicine's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Medical, Biology, and Nursing. Baylor College of Medicine’s most academically influential people include José Esparza, Michael D. West, and Carl H. June.

José Esparza
José Esparza


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Michael D. West
Michael D. West

American businessman

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Carl H. June
Carl H. June

American immunologist

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Bechara Choucair
Bechara Choucair

Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health

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Anne Plant
Anne Plant

American biochemist

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G. B. Parulkar

Indian cardiothoracic surgeon

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Clay J. Cockerell

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Mark Kline

American physician and pediatrician

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Cynthia Mulrow
Cynthia Mulrow

American physician

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Gabe Mirkin

Physician, writer and marathon runner

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Günther C. Feigl

Austrian neurosurgeon

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Leslie Baumann
Leslie Baumann

American dermatologist, author, and researcher

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