Thomas A. Vargo, M.D.
Class of 1955
18, 1937 - Place: Los Angeles, California
Parents: Roberta and Andrew Vargo
At El Segundo High School
Involved in Athletics,
Track - 3 years, Football - 2 year Letterman, Drama - High School Community Theatre, Little League - Coach and Manager.
B.S. - Pepperdine College,
Medical Degree - UCLA, Pediatric Residency - University of Wisconsin, Cardiology Fellowship - Baylor College of Medicine,
Faculty at Baylor College of Medicine, advancing through the academic ranks from Instructor to Professor.
Has been at Baylor College since 1968. Authored and co-authored numerous pediatric cardiology
publications and won multiple teaching awards from medical students and house officers. Had been a training program director
for over 20 years and was directly responsible for the training of 500 interns and resident physicians.
"Thank you, Mr. Hardin (my biology
teacher), for the impact you had on my career - your mentoring continues to benefit me as much now as it did 56 years ago."