In the UTHealth Newsroom
A guide to help battle a potentially fatal disease transferred by a blood-sucking insect called the kissing bug has been published by a task force led by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
When budding doctor Rebecca Thompson graduated from McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) May 18, she a four-generation-strong family legacy.
The UTHealth High Risk Children’s Program, a collaboration between The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, has been named to the national network for Children and Youth Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN).
An intervention program for people who have overdosed on opioids is the focus of a new multi-institution pilot study led by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). The study started in April.
The WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival has honored a 56-minute film produced by Cizik School of Nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) with a Platinum Remi Award given for a documentary under 60 minutes. The original documentary film, Caring Corrupted: the Killing Nurses of the Third Reich, is a grim cautionary story about nurses who participated in the Holocaust and abandoned their professional ethics during the Nazi era.
In the Media
Researchers Hope New Program Will Curb Opioid Abuse In Houston; See Interactive Map On How It Affects TexasHouston Public Media KUHF Radio, 06/18/2018
On Houston Matters, the noontime talk show on Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio, James Langabeer, Ph.D., M.B.A., fielded listener questions on an innovation program to combat opioid abuse.
Univision Houston Channel 45, 06/18/2018
On Univision's regional news show Primera Edicion, Hilda Wist, F.N.P.-C, R.N., discussed the keys to a healthy lifestyle. Her interview was also broadcast in Austin, Dallas and San Antonio.
KPRC-TV Channel 2, 06/18/2018
In an interview with KPRC-TV Channel 2 health reporter Haley Hernandez, John Higgins, M.D., commented on the health risks of children and athletes consuming energy drinks.
Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio, 06/18/2018
Susan Wootton, M.D., was interviewed by Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio about a recent study identifying Houston as an anti-vaccine hot spot.
Houston Chronicle, 06/16/2018
A UTHealth Psychiatry clinical trial for methamphetamine use was featured in Sunday's front-page story in the Houston Chronicle with quotes from Joy Schmitz, Ph.D., Michael Weaver, M.D., and trial participants