HMF 31st Annual Scholarship Gala Benefiting
Medical Students & HMF Educational Programs

HMF 31st Annual Scholarship Gala

The Houston Medical Forum will host its 31st Annual Gala "Achieving Health Equity Through Education, Outreach, Research and Collaboration" on Friday, Dec. 1, 2023. Net proceeds benefit medical students and HMF educational programs. Medical students will be awarded scholarships and several physicians will be honored for their contributions to the community and HMF.

Friday, December 1, 2023 | 7:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Hilton Houston Post Oak | 2001 Post Oak Blvd. | Houston, TX 77056

This black-tie event will include dinner, an awards program, a raffle, live music and dancing.

Dr. Kathy C. Flanagan and the Honorable Sylvester Turner, Mayor, City of Houston
Drs. Melanie and Christopher Bibb
Dr. Terri-Ann Samuels and Dr. Justin Bird

Yakira R. Alford, M.D., M.P.H.
Simbo M. Chiadika, M.D., M.P.H.
Natalie Janine M. Dailey Garnes, M.D., M.P.H.
Aliya Hayes, M.D.
Conisha Holloman, M.D.
Dr. Felicia Jordan and Mr. Perry Jordan
Rhonda Jordan, M.D.
Dr. Blythe and Mr. Richard Mansfield
Jacqueline Okere, M.D.
Ashley Patterson, M.D., M.P.H.
Dr. Anjail Sharrief and Mr. Mohammed Ibrahim
Kenya Steele, M.D.

Vickie R. Shannon, M.D.
Excellence in Research Award

Justin E. Bird, M.D.
Distinguished Innovator in Medicine

Ronald N. Parris, M.D.
Corporate Liaison Award

Garvin H. Davis, M.D., M.P.H.
Physician of the Year

Kathy C. Flanagan, M.D.
Lifetime Achievement Award

Mayor Sylvester Turner
Honorary Member Award

City of Houston
Kelsey-Seybold Clinic

Drs. Melanie and Christopher Bibb
Dr. Kathy C. Flanagan and Mayor Sylvester Turner
Dr. Terri-Ann Samuels and Dr. Justin Bird

Friends of Drs. Melanie Bibb and Terri-Ann Samuels
Janine Dailey Garnes, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.
Healthco Pharmacy
Houston Methodist Hospital
Dr. Nia Johnson-Jones and Dr. Thomas L. Jones II
Dr. Felicia and Mr. Perry Jordan
Memorial Hermann Health System
Dr. Anjail Sharrief and Mr. Mohammed Ibrahim
Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine
Zimmer Biomet South Texas

Yakira R. Alford, M.D., M.P.H.
Maurice Chaplin, M.D./Central Houston Anesthesia
Simbo Chiadika, M.D., M.P.H.
Garvin H. Davis, M.D., M.P.H.
Rachel and Jerry Davis
Ekeruo, M.D.
Mr. Albert & Dr. Harriet Hilliard
Drs. Ugo and Faith Ihekweazu
Inspire Sleep
Dr. Robert Benjamin Leggington Jr.
Valerae Lewis, M.D.
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston
Kevin McKinney M.D. & Monique Ferguson Ph.D.
Carlos Meheaux, M.D.
Midwest Legacy, LLC
Jacqueline Okere, M.D.
K. Marche Robinson, M.D.
Shaun Smart, M.D.
Texas Intergrative Pain Institute, Inc.
University of Texas Medical Branch

Mr. Demarco Bell
Abenaa Brewster, M.D. and Robert Satcher, M.D., Ph.D.
Emma V. Chambers
Mary Carter Denny, M.D.
Essential Diabetes and Endocrine Care/Aliya Hayes, M.D.
Janice Hobbs, M.D.
Khori Hunter
Matthew Knowles
Marshall Wealth Management, LLC
Amy Metoyer
Sterling PT & Wellness
Eric Tait, M.D.
The Pierre Firm PLLC
Drs. Mark and Lois Vann
Joycelyn Williams
Worldlife Healthcare/Kanene Ubesie, M.D.,FACS, MBA

Dr. Allister and Dr. Devereaux
Dr. Rob and Erica Burnette
Rhonda Jordan, M.D.
Dr. Monique V. McKnight
Menninger Clinic
Jamie Middleton
Virginia Mills, M.D.
Kimberly Murphy
Phoenix Medical Center
Elcenia Simpson-White, M.D.
Danika Williams

Stephen Thomas, M.D.
Photography Sponsor

Dr. Terri-Ann Samuels and Dr. Justin Bird
Entertainment Sponsor


Houston Medical Forum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Your donation is tax deductible as allowed by law. Tax ID# 23-7045398

For more information about HMF, underwriter/sponsorship opportunities, or how to reserve your table(s) and ticket(s), please contact:
Dr. Kathy Flanagan (Gala Co-Chair and HMF Treasurer) at or 713.528.1570; OR Dr. Anjail Sharrief (HMF President) at or 646-287-3457.

Your support of the Houston Medical Forum mission is greatly appreciated.

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