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Strake Jesuit’s First African American Graduate

May 12, 2014


Congratulations to James Plummer for being selected as the featured speaker at Strake’s Black Student Union Annual Assembly. I have known Attorney Plummer for many years. He has demonstrated time and again the leadership skills that are worthy of notation. As a member of our community, he epitomizes the concept of an activist, family man […]

Poindexter Lives: “No Act Goes Unnoticed”

June 29, 2011


With a practice that has endured for over 55 years, many people are surprised when I tell them that although I have since taken over,  Dr. Poindexter Jr., my father, is still with us. While failing health no longer allows him to be active in the office, his influence is far reaching. We recently received a […]

Cecilia’s Corner: Mourad Tayebi- “Global Healthcare Disparity”

June 6, 2011


The patients that grace the practice are just as diverse as the city of Houston itself. Some come from our local Sunnyside community, others come from outside of Texas entirely. Today I had the pleasure of meeting a patient who fit the latter, a gentleman named Mourad Tayebi, orginally from Aligers, Africa.  I’m always game […]

Kidney Disease And Poor Diet

December 15, 2010


I had a close family friend that died from kidney failure. It is in his memory that I am penning this blog. Piecing it all together now seems as apparent as the nose on my face.

Good Oral Hygiene: The Gift That Keeps On Giving

December 8, 2010


In many ways we are  bombarded by so much  information that we become numb to novice ideas on how to improve our health. The link between gum disease and other systemic diseases continues to develop as researchers discover biochemical markers in and throughout the biospectum of the human body.

Closing Out the Year

November 29, 2010


Dear friends, As this year comes to a close I wish to share events that might explain why I have been unable to respond to you in a timely manner.

Ten Tips To Live By

October 15, 2010


I was watching the news this weekend as I visited with my parents. I always feel that I am truly blessed to still have the opportunity to be in their presence. A story aired about a little boy with a skin disorder called ectodermal dysplasia. In short his skin and teeth are so delicate that […]