Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Rebecca M. Hall, Ph.D.

Rebecca M. Hall, Ph.D.

Rebecca M. Hall, Ph.D.

Office of Communications & External Relations
Houston Methodist Institute for Academic Medicine

E-mail: rmhall@houstonmethodist.org
Phone: 713-441-7192
Fax: 713-441-8235


Ph.D.   Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX (Immunology)
B.S.   University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL (Biochemistry)


Dr. Rebecca Hall is the director of communications and academic reporting for Houston Methodist and has 18 years of experience in communications, collaboration, research development, and cancer and regenerative medicine research. Dr. Hall received her B.S. in Biochemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and her Ph.D. in Immunology from Baylor College of Medicine.  Dr. Hall was Assistant Professor in the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology at Baylor College of Medicine. She is an Aspen Cancer Conference Fellow and received the Theodore T. Puck Award for Cancer Research for her work on molecular cancer diagnostics. 

Dr. Hall is a member of the National Organization of Research Development Professionals, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the American Medical Writers Association. She specializes in biomedical communication, research strategy and collaboration. She was the lead external editor for BioscienceWriters, L.L.C. for the WikiProject Medicine/ Google collaborative Project.

Dr. Hall joined Houston Methodist in 2010 to lead their communications and external relations office for the Institute for Academic Medicine, overseeing academic corporate communications, research networking and collaboration, and academic productivity reporting. 

Recent Publications

Hall RM, Sun T, Ferrari M. A portrait of nanomedicine and its bioethical implications. 2012. Journal of Law Medicine and Ethics. 40(4):763–779.  PMID: 23289679

Slattery SD, Newberg JY, Szafran AT, Hall RM, Brinkley BR, Mancini MA. A framework for image-based classification of mitotic cells in asynchronous populations. 2012. Assay Drug Dev Technol. 10:161-78. PMID:22084958

Slattery SD, Nash DR, Brinkley BR, Hall RM. Hall. Aurora-C kinase supports mitotic progression in the absence of Aurora-B. 2009. Cell Cycle 8: 2984-2394. PMID:19713763

Chung Y, Bishop CE, Treff NR, Walker SJ, Sandler VM, Becker S, Klimanskaya I, Wun WS, Dunn R, Hall RM, Su J, Lu SJ, Maserati M, Choi YH, Scott R, Atala A, Dittman R, Lanza R. Reprogramming of human somatic cells using human and animal oocytes. 2009. Cloning & Stem Cells 11: 213-23. PMID:19186982

Slattery SD, Moore RV, Brinkley BR, Hall RM. Aurora-C and Aurora-B share phosphorylation and regulation of CENP-A and Borealin during mitosis. 2008. Cell Cycle 7: 787-795. PMID:18239465