In the UTHealth Newsroom
The heat from the fire was intense and the smoke heavy as the reality of the mass casualty scene unfolded before them. Students from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Nursing, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, UTHealth School of Public Health and six other institutions began processing the information as quickly as they could, prioritizing the care of the wounded protestors in the field.
In celebration of what would have been the 88th birthday of James H. “Red” Duke, Jr., M.D., The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) hosted on Wednesday, Nov. 16, the opening of a special art exhibit inspired by the late surgeon and founder of Memorial Hermann Life Flight®. Students, a teacher and administrators from Dr. James H. “Red” Duke Elementary School gathered with family and friends at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth to remember Duke, a longtime medical educator at UTHealth who passed away on Aug. 25, 2015.
Carlos Moreno, M.D., chairman of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), has been recognized for his contributions to community health by Spring Branch Community Health Center (SBCHC).
At least 2 million people become infected by antibiotic-resistant bacteria each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Residents in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth organized a bike helmet giveaway at a North Side grade school.
In the MediaTMC News, 11/28/2016
Elda Ramirez, Ph.D., R.N., Richard Bradley, M.D., Jennifer Laine, M.P.H., and Kevin Schulz, M.D., E.M.T., were included in a TMC News story about the interprofessional UTHealth mass casualty incident training drill.
Houston Chronicle, 11/25/2016
Read more in this Houston Chronicle story about how UTHealth's Mobile Clinic in the Valley is partnering with other Texas Medical Center institutions to improve screening and treatment of cervical cancer.
Dallas Morning News, 11/22/2016
Paula Cuccaro, Ph.D., was quoted in this Dallas Morning News story about the optimal number of doses adolescents should receive of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.
Washington Post, 11/22/2016
Yun-Xin Fu, Ph.D., was interviewed by the Washington Post about his newest paper on the rapid population decline among vertebrates in the 19th century.
Houston Chronicle, 11/21/2016
Michael Chang, M.D., was interviewed by the Houston Chronicle about pediatricians who are prescribing fewer antibiotics because of concerns over superbugs.