(Photo by Nash Baker)

UTHealth establishes Office of Academic Ombuds

August 28, 2019

UTHealth is pleased to announce the opening of the UTHealth Office of Academic Ombuds, which, beginning Tuesday, Sept. 3, will serve as a confidential, informal, independent, and neutral place for members of our academic community to discuss concerns, resolve disputes, manage conflicts, and increase skills regarding communication, negotiation, and problem-solving.


Medical image for the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences at UTHealth.

NIH funding spurs expansion of clinical and translational research in Texas

August 7, 2019

Bolstered by more than $37 million in renewed funding from the National Institutes of Health, four institutions in The University of Texas System, along with Rice University, are partnering to expand clinical and translational research, producing better health outcomes for those in Texas and across the nation.


UTHealth partners with Workforce Solutions and the U.S. Department of Labor Registered Apprenticeship program

UTHealth partners with Workforce Solutions and the U.S. Department of Labor Registered Apprenticeship program

July 30, 2019

The program, which launches this fall, provides on-the-job training for psychiatric technician interns at UTHealth Harris County Psychiatric Center.


Dr. Amrou Sarraj of UTHealth, who recently published new stroke research about using an endovascular treatment for larger strokes, at McGover Medical School. Photo by J. Daniel Escareño/UTHealth

Clinical trial reveals potential for treating larger strokes with thrombectomy

July 29, 2019

Building on research results published today in JAMA Neurology showing patients with larger ischemic strokes could benefit from endovascular thrombectomy, an international, multicenter Phase III clinical trial will be starting at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in Houston.


Photo of Lesley Osborn, MD, who has been named medical director of the Memorial Hermann Life Flight® program and David Meyer, MD,  who has been named the program’s assistant medical director. (Photo credit: Memorial Hermann Hospital)

Memorial Hermann Life Flight® Announces New Leadership

July 22, 2019

Lesley Osborn, MD, emergency medicine physician and assistant professor of emergency medicine at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, has been named medical director of the Memorial Hermann Life Flight® program, and David Meyer, MD, trauma surgeon and assistant professor of surgery at McGovern Medical School, has been named the program’s assistant medical director.



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