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American Heart Association’s ASA adopts Spanish-language R.A.P.I.D.O. acronym for stroke awareness created by Cizik School of Nursing and Institute for Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases at UTHealth Houston

(From left) Andrea Ancer Leal, DNP, RN; Alejandra Castro, BSN, RN; and Jennifer Beauchamp, PhD, RN, and others created and developed R.Á.P.I.D.O., which has been adopted by the AHA/ASA. (Photo by David Sotelo/UTHealth Houston)

September 14, 2023

R.Á.P.I.D.O., a culturally relevant acronym created under the leadership of Jennifer Beauchamp, PhD, RN, at Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston to raise awareness of stroke signs in the Spanish-speaking Hispanic/Latino community and save lives, has been adopted by the American Stroke Association (ASA), the organization announced today.

UTHealth Houston School of Public Health researchers awarded $2M to help prevent obesity-related cancers

Shreela Sharma, PhD, professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences, will be the principal investigator in the community-based cancer prevention research program. (Photo by UTHealth Houston)

July 14, 2023

UTHealth Houston School of Public Health researchers will participate in a national initiative to help combat cancer disparities fueled by persistent poverty. The five-year grant was awarded to collaborators at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center from the National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health. Nearing $10 million in funding for five years, UTHealth Houston researchers will receive nearly $2 million as co-investigators to foster cancer prevention research and strengthen community-based programs in low-income areas.  

UTHealth Houston School of Public Health breaks ground on a building that embodies the education, research and practice to keep Texans healthy

Photo of rendering of building with caption UTHealth Houston School of Public Health breaks ground on $299 million, 10-story new home in the Texas Medical Center. (Image courtesy of SmithGroup)

June 27, 2023

The most prestigious school of public health in the state and fourth-largest in the country, UTHealth Houston School of Public Health will break ground on a 10-story, 350,000-square-foot tower in the Texas Medical Center that underscores the school’s mission of health promotion and disease prevention, sustainable access to affordable health care with improved outcomes, and training the next generation of leaders in public health sciences.

Markham earns prestigious 2023 Piper Professor award

(Photo courtesy of UTHealth Houston School of Public Health)

May 15, 2023

A dedicated educator for more than three decades at UTHealth Houston School of Public Health, Christine Markham, PhD, has added the prestigious Minnie Stevens Piper Professor Award to a long list of honors she has received during her tenure.

How to be a great physician, according to a UTHealth Houston expert

Photo of John Higgins, MD, sports cardiologists with McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston. (Photo by UTHealth Houston)

May 5, 2023

The first tip for physicians in a new paper authored by John Higgins, MD, is to have the mindset of a detective and dig deeper when something is not adding up with the care of a patient.

The article titled, “Ten Traits of Great Physicians,” was published recently in The American Journal of Medicine.

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