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New members join UTHealth Development Board

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) introduced Dudley Oldham, Coert Voorhees and Marcie Zlotnik as the newest members to its Development Board at the spring meeting held at the Medical Center Marriott on April 1. 

 

PARTNERS Spring Luncheon honors longtime nursing donors and dean

Nearly 400 guests came together yesterday to “Share the Light” with keynote presenter Kristen Hertzenberg at the PARTNERS Spring Luncheon, the annual benefit event to support The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Nursing. The beautiful spring day was brightened even more by Mayor Annise D. Parker’s proclamation of April 23, 2014 as “Dean Patricia L. Starck Day.”

 

179 million cases of acute diarrhea in US each year, most preventable

In the United States, approximately 179 million cases of acute diarrhea occur each year, and most of those cases are entirely preventable, a researcher from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) concluded in a New England Journal of Medicine review article released today. 

 

New MRSA superbug emerges in Brazil

An international research team led by Cesar A. Arias, M.D., Ph.D., at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has identified a new superbug that caused a bloodstream infection in a Brazilian patient. The report appeared in the April 17 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine.

 

Texas Medical Center is Hiring: Red, White & You

As part of an initiative to hire more veterans, the Texas Medical Center (TMC) and its member institutions will host a job fair for veterans and spouses of deceased veterans on Thursday, April 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hornberger Conference Center, 2151 W. Holcombe Blvd.

 

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New members join UTHealth Development Board

Meredith Raine, 04/24/2014

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) introduced Dudley Oldham, Coert Voorhees and Marcie Zlotnik as the newest members to its Development Board at the spring meeting held at the Medical Center Marriott on April 1. 

 

Cinco Ranch 'kid at heart' wants to be a pediatrician

Ultimate Katy, 04/22/2014

The Houston Chronicle's Ultimate Katy section did a feature story about FT Omidele, who will be graduating next month from the UTHealth Medical School and will soon begin her pediatric residency.

 

Healthiest foods that support heart function

Fox 26 News, 04/21/2014

About 600,000 people die of heart disease every year in the U.S., while many more will suffer from, but survive, a painful heart attack. Fox 26 News spoke with UTHealth's Dr. John Higgins to find out about healthy foods that can strengthen your heart.

 

Diabetes in Rio Grande Valley is high, linked to depression, anxiety

McAllen Monitor, 04/21/2014

UTHealth Drs. Darla Kendzor, Joseph McCormick and Susan Fisher-Hoch co-authored a column about diabetes and depression in the Rio Grande Valley.

 

Preventing elder abuse in Houston

KUHF Houston Matters, 04/18/2014

In this segment, UTHealth's Dr. Jason Burnett discusses what elder abuse is, ways to spot it and efforts in Houston to prevent it.

 

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