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Lorraine Frazier, Ph.D., R.N., Named Dean of Uthealth School of Nursing

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Lorraine Frazier, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., has been named dean of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Nursing, effective Feb. 2.
27-Jan-2015 10:15 AM EST

Scientists Discover Gene Tied to Profound Vision Loss

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An exhaustive hereditary analysis of a large Louisiana family with vision issues has uncovered a new gene tied to an incurable eye disorder called retinitis pigmentosa, according to an examination led by scientists at The University of Texas Health...
15-Jan-2015 2:00 PM EST

Uthealth Scientists Elected AAAS Fellows for Their Vision-Saving Efforts

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Two professors in the School of Public Health at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) – Stephen Daiger, Ph.D., and Robert Hardy, Ph.D. – have been elected to the rank of Fellow in the American Association for the...
12-Jan-2015 2:00 PM EST

Mental Health Care Lacking in State and Federal Prisons

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A significant portion of state and federal prisoners are not receiving treatment for mental health conditions, according to research by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health.
12-Jan-2015 5:00 AM EST

New UTHealth Trauma and Grief Center for Youth Opens

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Children who are having difficulty processing trauma or loss can now turn to the Trauma and Grief Center for Youth at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
10-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST

New Pediatric Bipolar Inpatient Unit Opens at the UT Harris County Psychiatric Center

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To assist children and families struggling with pediatric bipolar disorder, the Pediatric Bipolar Inpatient Unit opened today at The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center.
9-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST

UTHealth Awarded $7.3 Million for Health Information Technology Research

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The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Biomedical Informatics has been awarded grants totaling $7.3 million to enhance health care and biomedical discovery through the use of health information techno
8-Dec-2014 4:00 PM EST

Young Puerto Rican Women and Their Mothers Know Little About HPV, Cervical Cancer

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Young Puerto Rican women and their mothers know little about the human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health.
5-Dec-2014 4:00 PM EST

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