In the UTHealth Newsroom
In a paper published today in a special physical activity series of The Lancet, the Coordinated Approach to Child Health (CATCH) program developed by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) was identified as an excellent example of an evidence-based physical activity intervention that has been successfully scaled up to affect population health.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed McGovern Medical School assistant professor Nicholas Beckmann, M.D., to an advisory board charged with overseeing medical radiologic technologists in the Lone Star State. Beckmann’s term runs through 2021.
When Cindy Salazar was a sophomore in high school and looking for something to do over the summer, she came across a flyer in her chemistry teacher’s classroom. On the flyer was an advertisement for the Rio Grande Valley Summer Science Internship, a program for Hispanic, first generation college-bound students created by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health in Brownsville.
Margaret Wardle, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), has received a Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).
The National Science Foundation has awarded $250,000 to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) for a project that will help mobile health clinics in Houston optimize their health care services using geographic, socio-economic and epidemiological data.
In the MediaFort Worth Magazine, 07/29/2016
Ines Moreno-Gonzalez, Ph.D., was included in a Fort Worth Magazine story about a new grant she received from the Alzheimer's Association to study a possible link between traumatic brain injury and Alzheimer's disease.
Research by Dean Sittig, Ph.D., was cited in a HealthLeaders.com article on a new type of patient privacy violation.
Katherine Loveland, Ph.D., was interviewed for an Inverse story about the psychology of adults using child avatars in the virtual world of Second Life.
Univision Houston Channel 45, 07/16/2016
Javier Barreda-Garcia, M.D., was interviewed by Univision Houston Channel 45 news anchor Rebecca Suarez for a story on what chest pain may indicate.
Houston Chronicle, 07/14/2016
Jessica Lee, M.D., was interviewed for a Houston Chronicle story about seniors and new guidelines for sodium intake.