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UTHealth’s Belinda Reininger Recognized for Excellence in Public Health Practice

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Belinda Reininger, Dr.P.H., M.P.H., associate professor in the Department of Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), has been honored with the Faculty Award for Excellence in...
27-Feb-2015 4:05 PM EST

New UTHealth Research Looks at App to Help Minority Stroke Patients Improve Health

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A clinical trial investigating the use of a physician-monitored app to help first-time minority stroke patients become healthier has begun at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
24-Feb-2015 11:00 AM EST

UTHealth’s Cesar A. Arias Elected to American Society for Clinical Investigation

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Cesar A. Arias, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, has been elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation...
23-Feb-2015 4:00 PM EST

2011 Houston Heat Wave Led to Significant Rise in Emergency Department Visits

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Houston experienced its hottest summer on record in 2011, resulting in 278 excess emergency department visits per day during the August heat wave, according to research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)...
10-Feb-2015 2:00 PM EST

Civilian Trauma Study Supports Use of Battlefield Blood Transfusion Protocol

An international clinical trial led by faculty at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) supports the use of a blood transfusion protocol developed by military doctors. Findings appear in JAMA.
3-Feb-2015 11:00 AM EST

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

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