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In the UTHealth Newsroom

McGovern Medical School has four CPR heroes

Doctors with John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School at UTHealth performed two separate CPR rescues in just four days.


UTHealth Stroke Festival rescheduled for May 14 at Buffalo Bayou Park

The fourth annual Stomp Out Stroke Festival to raise stroke awareness, hosted by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Stroke Team, has been rescheduled to Saturday, May 14, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Water Works, Buffalo Bayou Park, 105 Sabine Street.


Milewicz honored with Belgium’s Princesse Liliane Professorship

Dianna Milewicz, M.D., Ph.D., is the first woman to receive the Visiting Professorship Award from the Fondation Cardiologique Princesse Liliane in Belgium.


American Heart Association taps Taegtmeyer for scientific statement

UTHealth's Heinrich Taegtmeyer, M.D., D.Phil., took the lead on the development on a scientific statement on cardiac metabolism for the American Heart Association.


Bike helmet giveaway organized by family medicine residents

About 50 grade school students are donning new bike helmets thanks to a community outreach initiative by the family medicine residents with McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.


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In the Media

The hidden health costs for bisexuals

Yahoo! News, 05/04/2016

Vanessa Schick, Ph.D., was featured in a Yahoo! News story on the hidden health costs for bisexual individuals.


Beware of the bite

TMC Pulse, 05/04/2016

In observance of Lyme Disease Awareness Month, the TMC Pulse published an article featuring Steven Norris, Ph.D., and Charles Ericsson, M.D.:


Barbara J. Stoll, M.D.

TMC Pulse, 05/04/2016

The latest TMC Pulse magazine featured a Q&A with McGovern Medical School Dean Barbara J. Stoll, M.D.


State spending more on mental health care, but waitlist for beds grows

The Texas Tribune, 05/01/2016

UTHealth Harris County Psychiatric Center COO Stephen M. Glazier was also quoted in the Tribune about a lack of psychiatric hospital beds.


Quality measurement and the shaky link to patient safety

MedPage Today, 05/01/2016

Dean Sittig, Ph.D., was included in a article on the link between quality measurement and patient safety.


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