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Helene Sheena, Pediatrician at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Tanglewood, Appointed to Newcomb Alumnae Association Board of Directors

Houston (May 4, 2016) – Helene Sheena, M.D., Pediatrician at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic – Tanglewood, has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Newcomb Alumnae Association (NAA), the women’s undergraduate alumnae association at Tulane University. Dr. Sheena will serve on the student committee and the Women to Women Mentoring Program.

“Newcomb College holds a very dear place in my heart – it was the place where I acquired the foundation that I needed to become a successful medical professional,” said Dr. Sheena. “I am honored to serve alongside my fellow board of director peers at Newcomb College Institute and hope to positively impact the lives of female students at this school, including two of my daughters who are there pursuing their undergraduate degrees in Neuroscience.”

The NAA is the women's undergraduate alumnae association at Tulane University. Founded in 1910 as the Alumnae Association of Newcomb College, the NAA is affiliated with the Newcomb College Institute and offers programing and services to Newcomb College graduates and all undergraduate Tulane alumnae.

The NAA's mission is to strengthen personal, collegiate and professional connections among its members. The Association honors the legacy of the H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College by supporting undergraduate women's education at the Newcomb College Institute and Tulane University.

About Kelsey-Seybold

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic is Houston's premier multispecialty group practice, founded in 1949 by Dr. Mavis Kelsey in Houston's renowned Texas Medical Center. More than 850 physicians and allied health professionals practice at 40 locations in the Greater Houston area. Kelsey-Seybold offers quality medical care in 65+ medical specialties. The organization operates the largest freestanding Ambulatory Surgery Center in the state of Texas and offers state-of-the-art Varian TrueBeam and Varian Edge radiation therapy technology at a nationally accredited Cancer Center. An accredited Sleep Center, comprehensive laboratory services, advanced imaging and diagnostics, 24 onsite Kelsey pharmacies and one specialty pharmacy, and MyKelseyOnline, a secure web portal, are part of its comprehensive offerings. Kelsey-Seybold partners with major insurers to offer value-based commercial health plans. KelseyCare Advantage, a Medicare Advantage plan offered to Houston-area beneficiaries and affiliated with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, has achieved the coveted 5-out-of-5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid for eight consecutive years.

Kelsey-Seybold has been recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as the nation’s first accredited Accountable Care Organization and is home to a nationally accredited Breast Diagnostic Center and Endoscopy Center.

Kelsey-Seybold Clinic achieved a Net Promoter Score (NPS) of 91. NPS is the global standard for measuring customer loyalty and satisfaction. An NPS score of 70 or higher is considered by industry experts to be "world class" and an indicator of overwhelming customer loyalty.

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