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In the UTHealth Newsroom

Two UTHealth School of Nursing students receive $75,000 scholarships

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.

 

James Langabeer chairs American Heart Association’s Guideline Advantage™ Committee

UTHealth's James Langabeer II, Ph.D., has been appointed chair of the Guideline Advantage™ Steering Committee of the American Heart Association.

 

Macy Foundation grant supports education project at UTHealth’s School of Nursing

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.

 

NIH awards $11 million to UTHealth researchers to study deadly prion diseases

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.

 

Lab-tested diagnosis needed when treating patients with persistent diarrhea

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.

 

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In the Media

Troisi: Bike safety starts with wearing helmets

Houston Chronicle, 06/23/2016

An op-ed about bicycle safety written by Catherine Troisi, Ph.D., was included in the Houston Chronicle. 

 

Americans eating healthier today

KTRH Radio, 06/23/2016

Kathie Nelson, R.D., discussed the eating habits of Americans in this interview with a reporter for KTRH Radio.

 

What are chicken pox parties?

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.

 

Flirting with painkillers: Could you get hooked?

Bottom Line Health, 06/20/2016

Michael Weaver, M.D., was quoted by Bottom Line Health in a story about addiction to opioids.

 

Electrode procedure does wonders for Parkinson's symptoms

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.

 

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