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In the UTHealth Newsroom

Texas Medical Center is Hiring: Red, White & You

As part of an initiative to hire more military veterans, the Texas Medical Center (TMC) and its member institutions will host a career workshop and job fair for veterans in May at the National Center for Human Performance, 2450 Holcombe Blvd.


UTHealth celebrates ceremonial planting of Hippocrates Tree cutting

A cutting from the 500-year-old Tree of Hippocrates, which stands in the center of Kos Island in Greece, will now grow in the center of the Texas Medical Center on the campus of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).


Scientist reflects on teachers’ influence, strives to give back

As Cameron Jeter, Ph.D., spoke to some 30 high school teachers on biomarkers of traumatic brain injury at a UTHealth-hosted forum recently, she flashed back to a high school class two decades ago.


UTHealth Development Board inducts new members

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) welcomed four new members to its Development Board at the annual Spring Development Board Meeting on March 31 at the Denton A. Cooley, MD and Ralph C. Cooley, DDS University Life Center.  Community leaders Gus Comiskey, Jr., Jay Jones, Linda Wells and Mary Williams will serve three-year membership terms. UTHealth’s Development Board is made up of more than 150 community volunteers, business executives and health care leaders who have committed to advancing the mission and vision of UTHealth by increasing public awareness and public support.


HIV prevention messages for high-risk groups should target bars, street corners

Bars and street corners are ideal venues for broad dissemination of HIV prevention information among drug-using male sex workers and other at-risk populations, according to researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).


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In the Media

Blue Bell recall: What will it mean for the beloved Texas brand?

Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio, 04/22/2015

Eric Brown, Ph.D., appeared today on Houston Matters, the noontime talk show of Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio, to provide an overview of listeria, its symptoms and causes.


Low pay, idled ambulances raised concerns about care in Fort Bend

Houston Chronicle, 04/21/2015

Richard Bradley, M.D., was included in a Houston Chronicle story about acute fatigue in emergency responders.


Changing sleeping patterns

KTRH Radio, 04/20/2015

Richard Castriotta, M.D., talked to KTRH Radio about people's collective lack of sleep, which some experts are calling an epidemic.


Caffeine literacy: How much is too much?

KPRC-TV Channel 2, 04/18/2015

John Higgins, M.D., was interviewed by KPRC-TV Channel 2 about the latest research on caffeine.


Prescription drug costs are going way up

KTRH Radio, 04/15/2015

Deepa Vasudevan, M.D., was quoted in this KTRH Radio story on the increase in prescription drug spending..


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