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Many faces of UTHealth

The Many Faces of UTHealth Houston

As one of the nation's most comprehensive academic health science centers, UTHealth Houston brings together the best in health care across hundreds of disciplines and specialties. Teamwork fuels our excellence in health education, innovation, scientific discovery, and patient care, allowing us to solve the greatest health challenges of our time. Our women's and children's experts are just a few of the Many Faces of UTHealth Houston advancing health care for all.

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Improving lives while saving her own

While in waiting rooms during her extensive breast cancer treatments, Seema Aggarwal, PhD ’16, RN, journaled to sort through her complex emotions and discovered a newfound urgency to improve other people’s lives. She developed a clinical study that focuses on testing commercially available technology to help stroke survivors.

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Sheema Aggarwal, PhD
Krystle Henderson, MD

Shooting for excellence

While playing professional basketball in Morocco, Krystle Henderson, MD ’23, kept her childhood dream of becoming a doctor alive. Driven to apply the qualities her athletic career had cultivated—leadership, teamwork, communication, solving problems in high-stress situations, and an eagerness to embrace challenges—Krystle chose to pursue a specialty in general surgery.

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UTHealth Houston at a Glance

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