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UTHealth Houston champions sustainability

From recycling condensation into a water feature to green chemistry practices, UTHealth Houston focuses on campuswide initiatives to reduce the university’s environmental impact through UTHealth Houston’s Sustainability Program.

After getting treatment for her Parkinson's disease from UTHealth Houston, Sophia Agnihotri is back to traveling the world. (Photo courtesy of Sophia Agnihotri)

At the Bedside: Patient with Parkinson’s disease sets out to travel the world after treatment at UTHealth Houston

An avid world traveler, Sophia Agnihotri knew something was wrong when she started experiencing uncontrollable shaking and extreme fatigue. Her symptoms made it difficult to do daily tasks and ultimately led her to quit her job. After being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, she found relief and new hope through treatment by Mya Schiess, MD, at UTHealth Houston.

Two students assist a person in need with a wheelchair at the 2024 Mass Casualty Simulation. (Photo by Angela Douglas, UTHealth Houston)

UTHealth Houston students take part in mass casualty simulation

UTHealth Houston’s Center for Interprofessional Collaboration held its annual large-scale mass casualty simulation Thursday, April 11, an effort to train students in responding to mass casualty incidents.

Kristen Valenzuela, RDH, BSDH, had the honor of treating her grandfather, a Vietnam War veteran, during Give Vets a Smile at UTHealth Houston School of Dentistry. (Photo courtesy of Kristen Valenzuela)

Dental hygiene graduate student follows heart for teaching others at UTHealth Houston School of Dentistry

Kristen Valenzuela, RDH, BSDH, a Master of Science in Dental Hygiene candidate at UTHealth Houston School of Dentistry, has a heart for teaching others that made an impact closer to home when she convinced her reluctant grandfather, a Vietnam War veteran, to visit Give Vets a Smile and, in addition to a cleaning, get his dentures properly fitted.

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