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UTHealth Luminaries


UTHealth Luminaries is a volunteer leadership group made up of Houston’s young community leaders committed to fostering the continued growth and development of UTHealth’s pursuit of excellence in health education, research and patient care. With a central mission of advocacy, members engage the community to advance the mission and vision of UTHealth by increasing public awareness and support.

Recipient of Fundraising Efforts

The UTHealth Luminaries are proud to announce Jair Soares, MD, PhD and his work in behavioral health, specifically pediatric bipolar disorder, as the 2017-2018 fundraising priority.

Benefits of Membership

• Inside access to UTHealth doctors and researchers and their leading-edge work
• Connect with community leaders and like-minded young professionals
• Annual Holiday Party and exclusive university events
• Attend development board meetings
• Receive publications highlighting the latest UTHealth news
• Contribute to game-changing research
• Patient Navigator support

Commitment / How to Join

• Engage in the mission of UTHealth and advocate for UTHealth in the community
• Participate in the annual Luminaries fundraising event and meetings
• Support the university with a minimum annual financial commitment of $125
• Actively promote UTHealth and recruit members of the community to help support our mission

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Upcoming Events

The UTHealth Luminaries
Afternoon in Minute Maid Park
Celebrating Mental and Behavioral Health Awareness

Saturday, May 19, 2018

1:30 pm – Reception in The Depot featuring Jair Soares, MD, PhD
3:10 pm – First Pitch, Houston Astros vs. Cleveland Indians

Minute Maid Park
501 Crawford Street
Houston, Texas 77002

Click here to view the invitation.

Check out our past events!

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For more information, please contact:
Office of Development

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7000 Fannin Street, Suite 1200 Houston, Texas 77030
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