In the UTHealth Newsroom
Kevin J. Foyle, CFRE, a fundraising professional with 20 years of development experience in the Houston community, has been named vice president for development at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
The graduating bachelor’s degree students of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Nursing have elected area resident Renae R. Schumann, Ph.D., R.N., associate professor in the Department of Acute and Continuing Care, as this year’s winner of the John P. McGovern Outstanding Teacher Award in the undergraduate program.
The graduating students of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Nursing have selected area resident Robert G. Hanks, Ph.D., R.N., assistant professor of clinical nursing in the Department of Family Health, as recipient of the John P. McGovern Outstanding Teacher Award in the graduate program.
On a daily basis, more than 90 different languages are spoken in the City of Houston, which recently eclipsed New York and Los Angeles as the most ethnically diverse large metropolitan area in the United States. Given its cultural and linguistic diversity, Houston is the perfect location for the 2013 Inaugural Bilingual Research Conference, hosted by the Children’s Learning Institute at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
Four successful Houstonians will share their personal stories of living with an autism spectrum disorder at a panel discussion hosted by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.
In the MediaNews 92 FM, 05/20/2013
The United States are in the final months before some of the most important elements in the Affordable Care Act take hold, and there’s a lot of maneuvering going on between patient advocates and health insurance companies. Dr. Charles Begley is featured in this News 92 FM story about the topic.
The New York Times, 05/18/2013
UTHealth's Dr. Joseph McCormick is quoted in this New York Times story about recent mortality research on immigrants that shows that the longer they live in this country, the worse their rates of heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes.
KTRK-TV Channel 13, 05/18/2013
UTHealth safety chief Dr. Robert Emery talks about how the Medical Center is preparing for hurricane season.
Houston Chronicle, 05/15/2013
A federal advisory board stunned law enforcement officials and restaurant trade groups Tuesday with a recommendation that could criminalize driving home after having two drinks at dinner. Drs. Amitava Dasgupta and Brent King are quoted in this Houston Chronicle story about the topic.
In this week's HealthLeader, UTHealth's Dr. Richard Bradley, Dr. John Higgins, Shannon Weston and Corey Jefferson provide information about exercising safely in the heat.