In the UTHealth Newsroom
Instituting a partial smoking ban at a homeless shelter can lead to a reduction in expired carbon monoxide levels, an indicator of exposure to cigarette smoke, and may have positive effects on shelter residents’ health, according to new research.
Tom Nguyen, M.D., assistant professor of cardiothoracic surgery and co-director of the Structural Heart and Valve Program at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, has been named to the 2014 Houston Business Journal 40 Under 40.
More than 200 physicians who are affiliated with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School are recognized in Houstonia magazine’s exclusive guide of the city’s best doctors.
Hispanic Business magazine has ranked The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School among the top five medical schools in the country for promoting and encouraging a diverse community where Hispanic students can thrive.
Efforts to combat obesity in Texas will be highlighted at the Seventh Annual Texas Health Champion Award Ceremony on Sept 9.
In the MediaKHOU-TV Channel 11, 09/18/2014
UTHealth maternal-fetal specialist Sean Blackwell, M.D., was included in a KHOU-TV Channel 11 story about the rise in C-sections in the past 50 years.
Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio, 09/17/2014
UTHealth's Luis Ostrosky, M.D., commented on the fear of germs - germaphobia - on the live weekday talk show Houston Matters on Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio.
In the most recent HealthLEADER, Bhavani Iyer, O.D., talks about options for people who have low vision that cannot be corrected through standard means.
NewsFix Channel 39, 09/17/2014
UTHealth's Amitava Dasgupta, Ph.D., commented on painkiller abuse in this NewsFix Channel 39 story.
Houston Chronicle, 09/16/2014
The Houston Chronicle Pearland edition included a feature story on UTHealth's James H. "Red" Duke, Jr., M.D., and the elementary school named after him.