Outstanding Women in Science (OWIS) – Fall 2021 Seminar Series

Date: 7/7/2021
Time: 4:30:00 PM CST
Location: Online

Dr. Rayne Rouce is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology-Oncology at the Center for Cell and Gene Therapy at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital and at Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas. Dr. Rayne Rouce is a physician at Texas Children’s Cancer Center and a member of the Bone Marrow Transplant/Stem Cell Transplant Program. Dr. Rayne Rouce received her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) in Galveston, TX. She completed her residency training in Pediatrics at UTMB, where she was honored as the Resident of the Year from 2008-2010, and was also recognized as the Outstanding Overall Resident in 2010. She remained at UTMB, later completing a Chief Residency there, where she also worked as a hospitalist and received an award for excellence in resident teaching. Dr. Rouce then relocated to Houston and completed the Fellowship Program in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Texas Children’s Cancer Center. Her clinical time is spent seeing leukemia and lymphoma patients and Dr. Rouce heads various ongoing T-cell immunotherapy clinical trials at Texas Medical Center. Dr. Rouce is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric hematology/oncology by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Dr. Rayne Rouce is an avid volunteer, and has volunteered for several years for various outreach activities in and out of Houston. Her fluency in Spanish has allowed her to provide care to children around Texas, as well as in small villages in Bolivia. She is a long-time volunteer of The Periwinkle Foundation in Houston and one of the two 2016 ASH-AMFDP recipients. Dr. Rouce is an Associate Director of Community Engagement, Office of Diversity at Baylor College of Medicine and has been actively involved in diversity inclusion and anti-racism efforts at Medical center at beyond. Additionally, Dr. Rouce is a member of various national and international professional organizations including Childrens’ Oncology Group, American Society of Hematology, American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy and their mentor-mentee programs in mentoring young bright minds in their scientific academic journey and career advancements.

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