Student Essay Competition – Deadline Jan. 31st – $500 prize

Painting of Avicenna

Avicenna c.980-1037

There’s still plenty of time to enter to win $500!

All UT Health students as well as interns, residents and fellows are eligible to enter the Danny Jones History of the Health Sciences Essay Award competition.

The contest is sponsored by the Friends of the P.I.Nixon Medical Historical Library in memory of Danny Jones, MLS, former Head of Special Collections at the UT Health Briscoe Library and Past President of the Friends.

Previously unpublished essays (up to 2500 words) in broad areas related to the history of the health sciences or the history of  any health science profession are eligible for submission.

Entries must be submitted in PDF format no later than 12 midnight on 1/31/19 to Peg Seger (

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