Cure JM Foundation 2017 National Conference Awards

Cure JM Physician of Excellence Award: Dr. Ruy Carrasco

Dr. Carrasco with Mitali DaveAt the Cure JM Conference in 2017 the “Cure JM Physician of Excellence Award” was awarded for the first time.  Cure JM President Mitali Dave presented this honor to a physician who has shown exceptional commitment to JM patients and families, Dr. Ruy Carrasco.

In 2005, Dr. Ruy Carrasco established the Division of Rheumatology at Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas in Austin.  He is the Division Chief of Rheumatology where he is active in clinical care, teaching, and research.  In the twelve years since he established the Division of Rheumatology, Dr. Carrasco has shown the families of Central Texas exceptional compassion and care. 

In addition to the medical care he provides the families of central Texas, Dr. Carrasco is constantly supporting, connecting, encouraging, and educating the families he treats.  Dr. Carrasco has even been a regular attendee at the “Cure JM Texas Mini-Conference” for families held each summer in Martindale, Texas.  

“I am honored to award Dr. Ruy Carrasco the first-ever “Cure JM Physician of Excellence Award” for his many years of dedicated service to the families of Central Texas,” said Cure JM President Mitali Dave.

Below is a recording of Dr. Carrasco receiving his award:

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