Two students at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Nursing will receive $75,000 scholarships from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Future of Nursing Scholars program to support them as they earn doctoral degrees at an accelerated pace of three years.
UTHealth's James Langabeer II, Ph.D., has been appointed chair of the Guideline Advantage™ Steering Committee of the American Heart Association.
The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation has selected Jing Wang, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N., associate professor in the Department of Nursing Systems at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), as one of five Macy Faculty Scholars for 2016.
Led by Claudio Soto, Ph.D., researchers from McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have been awarded $11 million from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to study the pathogenesis, transmission and detection of prion diseases – such as chronic wasting disease in deer – that can potentially spread to humans.
Persistent diarrhea, which is diarrhea that lasts at least 14 days, is an illness typically caused by parasites or bacteria and requires accurate diagnosis in order to determine what treatment to give, according to Herbert L. DuPont, M.D., director of the Center for Infectious Diseases at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health.
An op-ed about bicycle safety written by Catherine Troisi, Ph.D., was included in the Houston Chronicle.
KTRH Radio, 06/23/2016
Kathie Nelson, R.D., discussed the eating habits of Americans in this interview with a reporter for KTRH Radio.
Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio, 06/21/2016
Mfon Ekong, M.D., talked about chicken pox parties and more on Houston Matters, the noontime talk show of Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio.
Bottom Line Health, 06/20/2016
Michael Weaver, M.D., was quoted by Bottom Line Health in a story about addiction to opioids.
KPRC-TV Channel 2, 06/20/2016
Albert Fenoy, M.D., spoke with KPRC-TV Channel 2 about an electrode procedure to treat Parkinson's disease.