Dr. Jennifer Walden, a plastic surgeon from Lost Creek, has recently been announced as a candidate for the The South Central Texas Chapter of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Woman/Man of the year award. As a nominee, Dr. Walden and the other candidates will be working to raise funds that ultimately will be donated to blood cancer research. Each dollar they raise between March 23 and June 4 will count as a vote towards their candidacy. The winner will be announced in a gala on June 4.
Born in Austin, Texas, Dr. Walden graduated medical school from the University of Texas Medical Branch. Dr. Walden completed her fellowship aesthetic surgery at the Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital. She stayed in New York until 2011, when, after the birth of her children, she decided to move back to Austin to be closer to family.
Back in Austin, Dr. Walden established the Walden Cosmetic Surgery Center at the Westlake Medical Center which included her own fully-accredited operating suite. Currently she is an active member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and serves on their board of directors. Dr. Walden has been featured in shows on ABC, CBS, NBC, E!, and VH1. She has also had her comments published in Vogue, Teen Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Self, Shape, Absolute Magazine, Bridal Guide, Health, Dallas/Fort Worth’s Indulge, New York Magazine, and The New York Sun.
Dr. Walden is looking forward to participating in the fundraising event. She states, “It is a privilege to be a part of this mission to work towards a cure for blood cancers with the Austin Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.”