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Female powerhouses in medicine and science spotlighted at Health Museum gala

Female powerhouses in medicine and science spotlighted at gala

8 Dr. Lynda Chin, left, and Karen Tellepsen at the Health Museum Gala September 2014
Dr. Lynda Chin, left, and Karen Tellepsen. Photo courtesy of OMP
10 Patricia and David Dewhurst, from left, with Christina Girard at the Health Museum Gala September 2014
Patricia and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, left, with Christina Girard. Photo courtesy of OMP
12 Sue Trammell Whitfield, from left, with Mary Ann and David McKeithan at the Health Museum Gala September 2014
Sue Trammell Whitfield, left, with Mary Ann and David McKeithan. Photo courtesy of OMP
11 Karen Linville, from left, Penny Layne, Jack Linville, Ginger Hite and Julie Payne at the Health Museum Gala September 2014
Karen Linville, from left, Penny Layne, Jack Linville, Ginger Hite and Julie Payne. Photo courtesy of OMP
9 Cherie Flores, left and Dr. Nancy Perrier at the Health Museum Gala September 2014
Cherie Flores, left, and Dr. Nancy Perrier. Photo courtesy of OMP
7-2 Sasha Savatić and Dr. Mirjana Maletić-Savatić at the Health Museum Gala September 2014
Sasha Savatić and Dr. Mirjana Maletić-Savatić. Photo courtesy of OMP
6 Brian Raines, from left, Kennetha Battle, Ashley Smith and Peggy Smith at the Health Museum Gala September 2014
Brian Raines, from left, Kennetha Battle and Ashley and Peggy Smith. Photo courtesy of OMP
5 Dr. Giuseppe Colasurdo and Dr. Margaret McNeese at the Health Museum Gala September 2014
Dr. Giuseppe Colasurdo and Dr. Margaret McNeese. Photo courtesy of OMP
4 Dr. Jeffrey Brown, from left, Dr. Martin Bloom and Jeff Davies at the Health Museum Gala September 2014
Dr. Jeffrey Brown, from left, Dr. Martin Bloom and Jeff Davies. Photo courtesy of OMP
8 Dr. Lynda Chin, left, and Karen Tellepsen at the Health Museum Gala September 2014
10 Patricia and David Dewhurst, from left, with Christina Girard at the Health Museum Gala September 2014
12 Sue Trammell Whitfield, from left, with Mary Ann and David McKeithan at the Health Museum Gala September 2014
11 Karen Linville, from left, Penny Layne, Jack Linville, Ginger Hite and Julie Payne at the Health Museum Gala September 2014
9 Cherie Flores, left and Dr. Nancy Perrier at the Health Museum Gala September 2014
7-2 Sasha Savatić and Dr. Mirjana Maletić-Savatić at the Health Museum Gala September 2014
6 Brian Raines, from left, Kennetha Battle, Ashley Smith and Peggy Smith at the Health Museum Gala September 2014
5 Dr. Giuseppe Colasurdo and Dr. Margaret McNeese at the Health Museum Gala September 2014
4 Dr. Jeffrey Brown, from left, Dr. Martin Bloom and Jeff Davies at the Health Museum Gala September 2014

What: The Health Museum "Hearts of Gold Gala."

Where: Hotel ZaZa.

The 411: Two dozen women making their mark in medicine and science took the spotlight at the gala attended by more than 300. Gala chairs Karen Tellepsen, Health Museum board chair, and Dr. Elizabeth Torres, president of the Harris County Medical Society, led the evening to $230,000 in proceeds earmarked for educational programming including school field trips, Boy Scout and Girl Scout courses, Free Family Thursday and Discovery Camps.

Who: The dinner crowd included Tricia and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, Sue Trammell Whitfield, Dr. Jeffrey Brown, Dr. Giuseppe Colasurdo, Brian Raines, Kennetha Battle, Peggy and Ashley Smith, Sasha and Dr. Mirjana Maletić-Savatić, Lynda Chin and Christina Girard.

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