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A student’s wonder inspires Ruona to contribute to scholarship funds

Headshot of Kimberly Ruona, DDS. (Courtesy photo)

March 24, 2023

“When you work with students, you can’t help but see the world through their eyes,” said Ruona, assistant professor and dental director of  Community Dental Services. “Students have a fresh perspective on the world. They have an incredible curiosity — they are like sponges because they want to learn everything. You see yourself in them and wonder if they will follow a similar path.”

One faculty member tells a personal story of how philanthropy paints the picture of innovation

Photo of Joao de Quevedo, MD, PhD, in a lab, wearing a white coat, and seated next to a microscope.  (Photo by UTHealth Houston)

March 22, 2023

De Quevedo is a professor, clinician, and researcher within the Louis A. Faillace, MD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston, where he serves as professor and vice chair of faculty development and outreach. He also is both the director of the Center for Interventional Psychiatry Program and the Treatment-Resistant Depression Program, part of the Center of Excellence on Mood Disorders.

Houston children receive 130 bicycle helmets

Local children received 130 bicycle helmets during a giveaway last month at a UT Physicians pediatric clinic. (Photo by Simone Sonnier/UT Physicians)

March 13, 2023

Students from McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston urged local children to be active and safe while participating in activities on wheels while handing out 130 bicycle helmets at no cost this February at a UT Physicians pediatric clinic.

Four faculty named 2023 inductees into Kenneth I. Shine, MD, Academy

Graphic featuring the four faculty named 2023 inductees into Kenneth I. Shine, MD, Academy.

February 21, 2023

Four faculty, representing three UTHealth Houston schools, are among the inductees into the 2023 class of The University of Texas Kenneth I. Shine, MD, Academy of Health Science Education. 

The honor is bestowed annually to outstanding faculty from across UT System’s academic health institutions. They will be formally inducted with a ceremony on March 4.

Meet the voices of the IT Solution Center: David Posado

Back Row (L to R): David Posado; Brian Yegge; Ruben Valle Jr.; Tina Bryant; Naja Brightmon; Olaide Iyiola. Front Row (L to R): Alexander Brooks; Brian Thomas; Terry Ponder; Tiffany Hudson; David Schulman. (Photo by Nathan Jeter/UTHealth Houston)

January 17, 2023

When UTHealth Houston staff, faculty, or students need to call the IT Solution Center — also known as the “Help Desk” — the highly skilled people who answer those calls do not work for a vendor or happen to be in another country. They are all full-time UTHealth Houston employees who are dedicated call responders, working together to get computers or mobile devices up and running again.

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