Reba Michels Hill Lectureship
About Dr. Reba Michels Hill
Reba Michels Hill, M.D., FAAP, was a full-time faculty member at Baylor College of Medicine for 34 years. She held the rank of Professor of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology and was a leader in the perinatal health profession.
Dr. Hill was one of the first neonatologists in Houston, served as Chief of Newborn Research at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital, and was president of the Houston Pediatric Society and the Texas Pediatric Society. A dedicated teacher and excellent clinician, Dr. Hill also was an accomplished researcher and the author of numerous medical articles and of the first statement and instructions on breastfeeding published by the American Academy of Pediatrics. She also received numerous awards including the Outstanding Alumni Award from Baylor College of Medicine, the Sidney Kaliska Award of Merit from the Texas Pediatric Society, and the Perinatal Health Care Award from the Texas Perinatal Association.
Dr. Hill's compassionate committment to education, patient care, research, and family are recognized with this lectureship each year.