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Ho Receives Patient Protection Award

Health policy fellow Vivian Ho was honored with the Justin F. Kimball Patient Protection Award, given by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas in recognition of her commitment to community health. Ho is the James A. Baker III Institute Chair in Health Economics and director of the Center for Health and Biosciences. Watch the presentation ceremony, which begins at the 37 second mark, here: https://bit.ly/2GxPajj