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Lorraine Frazier, Ph.D., R.N., named dean of UTHealth School of Nursing

Lorraine Frazier, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., has been named dean of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Nursing, effective Feb. 2.

 

UT Physicians at The Heights now open

UT Physicians, the medical practice of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, has opened its newest health center, UT Physicians at The Heights, at 925 N. Shepherd.

 

UTHealth hosts emergency preparedness drill for public health officials

A student from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) organized and led a public health emergency response drill today involving approximately 100 people from hospital systems, law enforcement, media, public health departments and other entities involved in emergency preparedness and response.

 

UTHealth awarded $3.5 million to develop treatments for extremely lethal cancers

Scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have been awarded $3,481,666 by the State of Texas to develop innovative treatments for several of the most lethal types of cancer including pancreatic, colon and lung.

 

UTHealth research: Mental health care lacking in state and federal prisons

A significant portion of state and federal prisoners are not receiving treatment for mental health conditions, according to research by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health. 

 

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In the Media

Free and discounted dental care

FOX 26 News, 01/29/2015

The School of Dentistry is included in this FOX 26 News story about dental services available at a reduced price in the Houston area.com and Time.com articles about things you should throw away for better health.

 

20 things you should throw away for better health

TIME.com, 01/29/2015

Robert Emery, Dr. P.H., was quoted in Health.com and Time.com articles about things you should throw away for better health.

 

Virulent encounters

The Economist, 01/28/2015

Paige Padgett, Ph.D., was featured in an article for The Economist about the connection between the growth of online dating websites and the rise of HIV infections.

 

UT Physicians opens Heights Clinic

Houston Chronicle, 01/27/2015

The Houston Chronicle published a story about the new UT Physicians at The Heights clinic.

 

Fecal transplants relieve painful colitis, may someday treat obesity

Dallas Morning News, 01/23/2015

Fecal transplants are being used to help those who suffer from C. Diff, a debilitating condition that can be difficult to treat.  Herbert Dupont, M.D., who has performed this procedure on 54 people since September 2013, is featured in this Dallas Morning News article.

 

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