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Texas Medical Center Bigwigs Party Under a Towering Tree — as a Star Doctor Rocks

This Holiday Party’s All About Innovation

BY // 12.18.18
photography Daniel Ortiz

What: Texas Medical Center holiday party

Where: The TMC Innovation Institute

PC Moment: TMC bigwigs turned out in force along with 500 guests for the rollicking evening that included a surprise jam session on the trombone by the well-known Dr. Billy Cohn, executive director of the Johnson & Johnson Center for Device Innovation at TMC. He joined party band Empire 6 for several tunes, sending the crowd into a dance floor frenzy.

Food, drink, a photo booth and greetings from TMC CEO and president Bill McKeon highlighted the evening. In a show of warm-hearted altruism, guests placed unwrapped presents beneath a soaring Christmas tree that along with other holiday accessories were imagined by Greg Davis of Event Elementz.

PC Seen: M.D. Anderson president Dr. Peter WT PistersStation Houston CEO John Reale, JLABS honcho Tom Luby, TMC Innovation Medical Device lead Lance Black, Amazing Race Season 7 winner Uchenna Agu, TMC director of strategy Ashley McPhail, TMC communications director Ryan Holeywell, TMC real estate manager John Heard, Larry Lawson, Courtney Cogdill, Jessica Hardcastle, Courtney and David Scott, Jordan Lewis, Aryn Knight and Nikki Renfro.

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