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UTHealth Researchers Create Health Curriculum for American Indian/Alaska Native Youth

Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have developed a culturally appropriate, online sexual health curriculum for American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) youth, adapted from It’s Your Game…Keep it...
15-Aug-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Texas Governor Appoints Nicholas Beckmann to Advisory Board

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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.
8-Aug-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Smallest of Patients

On January 24, 2013, Iris Vega-Figueroa’s life changed completely.That’s the day she gave birth to her twin girls, Iris and Geraldine.
4-Aug-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UT Physicians Opens Health and Wellness Center in Rosenberg

UT Physicians, the medical practice of McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), has opened its newest health center, UT Physicians Community Health & Wellness Center – Rosenberg, at 5115...
4-Aug-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UTHealth Research Shows That Brighter Bites Helps Children, Families Eat Healthier

Brighter Bites, a school-based program that combines the distribution of donated produce with nutritional education and a fun food experience for low-income families in food desert areas, was successful in improving the intake of fruits and...
2-Aug-2016 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

CATCH Identified as Successfully Scaled-Up Physical Activity Intervention

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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...
28-Jul-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rio Grande Valley Internship Ignites High School Students’ Passion for Science

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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,...
25-Jul-2016 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UTHealth Receives Grant to Optimize Health Care Services Provided by Mobile Clinics

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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...
20-Jul-2016 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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