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DMN Highlights Gift to Combine Parkland, PHD Nursing Schools

DMN Highlights Gift to Combine Parkland, PHD Nursing Schools

Robert Miller's Oct. 13 column in The Dallas Morning News details a $3 million gift by Florence A. Doswell, widow of Dallas oilman Houston J. Doswell, to Texas Woman's University for its new T. Boone Pickens Institute of Health Sciences-Dallas Center. The new institute combines TWU's nursing schools at Parkland and Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas into one building at the Parkland location. Groundbreaking for the 190,000-square-foot facility is scheduled for 2009, and the opening is scheduled for 2011.

PHD Service Featured on Web Site

A story about the breast cancer risk assessment service at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas is featured on, the Web site for an NBC affiliate in Tennessee. The story, which originally aired on KXAS-TV (Channel 5) last month, includes comments from Daphne McDonald, WHNP, BC, director of the PHD assessment service.


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