Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
Company: Texas A&M College of Medicine
Location: College Station, Texas, United States
Katherine Blalock, Clinical Assistant Professor at Texas A&M College of Medicine, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in family medicine.
In her youth, Dr. Blalock had always been intrigued by her doctor’s office, which offered her the initial exposure that led to a desire to pursue a medical career. She enjoyed the sciences and putting pieces of its vast puzzle together and was lucky enough to bring it all full circle by shadowing some of her hometown physicians. In 2011, she obtained a Doctor of Medicine from Texas A&M Health Science Center. Shortly thereafter, Dr. Blalock became board-certified by the American Board of Family Physicians.
Since 2016, Dr. Blalock has excelled as a clinical associate professor at the Texas A&M College of Medicine. In her position, she also does nursing home rounds with the residency program three days a week, while seeing her own patients the remaining two weekdays. She also teaches the medical students who rotate with her through the clinic. Likewise, she has served on the board of directors for Health For All for the past six years, as she feels passionate about the proper care for patients of all ages, from newborns to the elderly.
Reflecting on her illustrious career, Dr. Blalock considers her most notable achievements to be her accolades for her career prowess. Notably, she was named the Family Medicine Physician of the Year in her county for the past five consecutive years. In 2020, she was also named a Texas Rising Star and a Family Medicine Preceptor for the AIM Program through the Texas A&M College of Medicine. Dr. Blalock attributes her success to her team’s support and the sense of community she has found practicing in her hometown.
To remain abreast of her industry, Dr. Blalock maintains professional affiliation with the American Medical Association, American Academy of Family Physicians, Texas Academy of Family Physicians and Texas Medical Association. She is also a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. In five years’ time, she plans to continue practicing medicine in her hometown and aims to expand her role in geriatric care and long term care facilities. She also plans to remain living one day at a time and starting each day with a prayer.
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