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##Dr. Sam Houston

![Dr. Sam Houston portrat][sh] Congratulations to Dr. Sam Houston, President and CEO of the [North Carolina Science, Technology and Mathematics Education Center][smt] and Chair of the Kenan Fellows Program Board of Advisors. Dr. Houston received the prestigious [Public School Forum][psf] of North Carolina’s Jay Robinson Leadership Award for Exemplary Service to K-12 Education. In the words of Dr. John Burris, President of the [Burroughs Wellcome Fund][bwf], “Dr. Houston has served the citizens of North Carolina and the nation through his vision of excellence in education. His experiences over the years have evolved as he recognized the value of scientific discovery and technology innovation that was needed to solve many of the world problems.”

[sh]: /sites/default/files/houston160.jpg “Dr. Sam Houston”
[smt]: http://www.ncsmt.org/ “North Carolina Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education Center”
[psf]: http://www.ncforum.org/ “Public School Forum of North Carolina”

##Dr. Lila and Dr. Oz

![Dr. Mary Ann Lila on the Dr. Oz show][oz] Dr. Mary Ann Lila, Director of the [Plants for Human Health Institute][phh] the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis and Mentor to Kenan Fellow Jeff Walter, Class of 2102, recently appeared on The Dr. Oz Show. She spoke on how to prevent cancer through healthy dietary choices. See [part 1][pt1] and [part 2][pt2] from the broadcast.

[oz]: /sites/default/files/oz.jpg “Dr. Mary Ann Lila on the Dr. Oz show”
[bwf]: http://www.bwfund.org/ “The Burroughs Wellcome Fund”
[phh]: http://plantsforhumanhealth.ncsu.edu/ “N.C. State‚Äôs Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI)”
[pt1]: http://www.doctoroz.com/videos/cancer-prevention-your-diet-pt-1?hs317=billboard_1 “The Dr. Oz Show: Preventing Cancer through healthy dietary choices”
[pt2]: http://www.doctoroz.com/videos/cancer-prevention-your-diet-pt-2 “The Dr. Oz Show: Preventing Cancer through healthy dietary choices”

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