The Many Faces of UTHealth
The “Many Faces of UTHealth” branding campaign has received more than 20 awards, including four from the American Advertising Awards (ADDYs), the advertising industry’s largest competition. Its goal was to tell the Houston community the UTHealth story and the impact our doctors, researchers and students have on the health and well-being of those we serve.
In the News
Health problem? A medical device might fix it
Steven Norris, PhD, and the microsurgical lab of Daniel H. Kim, MD, Dongsuk Shin, PhD, and Mark Dannenbaum, MD, were featured in a TMC Pulse story on medical technology.
Preparing for surgery
Carmel Dyer, MD, was on KPRC Radio Fifty+ program this weekend to discuss how to prepare for surgery.
Oil crisis: As prices plunge, Houston launches $2 billion plan to become 'third coast' for biotech
Eric Boerwinkle, PhD, was quoted in this International Business News story about the Texas Medical Center's new biotechnology collaborative.
In the latest HealthLEADER article, UTHealth President Giuseppe Colasurdo, MD, Patricia Starck, PhD, Bela Patel, MD, Richard Bradley, MD, Juliana Brixey, PhD, and Angela Ross, DNP, discussed UTHealth's Center for Interprofessional Collaboration and the importance of collaborative health care.
Mind over matter?
In the latest HealthLEADER article, UTHealth School of Nursing Dean Lorraine Frazier, PhD, RN, Alan Prossin, MBBS, Luba Yammine, PhD, RN, and Jennifer E. Sanner, PhD, RN, discuss research showing a link between depression and other illnesses.
The Q&A: Eric Boerwinkle
In this Texas Tribune Q&A, Eric Boerwinkle, PhD, shared his priorities and plans for his new appointment as incoming dean of the School of Public Health.
In the Spotlight
Spina Bifida Patient Celebrates 3rd Birthday
Picture the bounciest, bubbliest 3-year-old you can imagine. Her songs and dance moves come straight from Beyoncé. She loves bright colors and runs to the mirror to check every outfit. She has the attitude of an actress, the energy of an entertainer and the million-dollar smile of a model.
Children’s Regenerative Medicine Program at UTHealth Medical School
It was a typical Friday night in Houston for Mallory Mayeux on July 5, 2013. She and a friend met for dinner in midtown and were walking to their car about to head home. Without warning, Mallory was struck by a fast moving car and thrown over 50 yards onto the sidewalk. Mallory was quickly taken to Memorial Hermann Hospital in very critical condition with a significant head injury and as well as other life-threatening injuries.
Many Faces of UTHealth: An is searching for the next breakthrough drug
If you are looking for someone to help students and postdocs translate their scientific discoveries into new patient treatments, Zhiqiang An, Ph.D., would be your expert.
He’s held management and research positions in major pharmaceutical companies. And when he wasn’t supervising the work of others, An was doing his own research on antibody immune therapies for cancer and infectious diseases.
UTHealth study outlines framework for identifying disease risk in genome sequence
Imagine a day when you visit the doctor’s office for your annual physical. Your physician orders routine tests – cholesterol, glucose and blood count – but they also order a sequence of your genome, all 3 billion letters of it. Routine genomic testing is not far away, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
UTHealth experts take part in U.S. Surgeon General’s first youth e-cigarette report
Researchers from the Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health were the senior scientific editors for the first-ever U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on E-Cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults, released today.
One University, Six Schools
MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Under the mentorship of leading scientists from both institutions, our graduate students are conducting groundbreaking research in the most promising and relevant fields of biomedical science, including genetics, immunology, stem cell research, neuroscience and cancer biology.
McGovern Medical School
The faculty of the McGovern Medical School comprises today’s medical leaders in their fields—physicians and scientists who are skilled educators, researchers, and clinicians committed to providing quality, compassionate patient care. The McGovern Medical School is also home to more than 20 centers and institutes focusing on the most challenging health-related issues of our time.
School of Biomedical Informatics
Our faculty and students are working to revolutionize patient safety and care by finding novel ways to capture, integrate, use and display biomedical data, information and knowledge.
School of Dentistry
The School of Dentistry has graduated more than 10,000 dentists, dental hygienists and postgraduate specialists and serves as a dependable source of quality dental care for patients of all ages in its school-based and mobile clinics.
Cizik School of Nursing
Uniquely positioned to advance the health and well-being within our diverse communities and address the shortage of primary care providers and nurses, we develop tomorrow’s leaders in nursing practice, education and research.
School of Public Health
With six campuses across the state, the School of Public Health can focus on a range of health challenges and prevention strategies—from obesity, diabetes, abuse and addiction, to infectious disease and cardiovascular disease.