At UTHealth Houston, endowed funds provide resources in perpetuity that set our faculty on trajectories to new heights as they conduct life-changing work and train the next generation of health professionals, who will meet future health challenges head-on.
Jerry Ashworth's night began like any other Monday night, playing pickup basketball; however, he did not expect for it to end with a trip to the hospital. During the game, a sudden pop in his chest took his breath away.
The body’s cardiovascular system is vast, with sprawling labyrinths of arteries, capillaries, and veins. Despite its enormous size and complexity, UTHealth Houston faculty and trainees are leading new surgical techniques to address life-threatening cardiovascular problems.
A signature event at UTHealth Houston School of Dentistry since 2015, Give Vets a Smile serves as a lifeline to veterans unable to access oral health care. For some, it may be the first time they have seen a dentist in years.
In spring 2022, UTHealth Houston strengthened its commitment to behavioral health when it opened the doors of a new facility that, combined with the UTHealth Houston Harris County Psychiatric Center (HCPC), has created the largest academic psychiatric hospital in the nation.
A routine eye exam in December 2020 marked the beginning of a journey that forever changed the Abbi Evans' life. Although she faces a challenging neurological condition, she continues to march on and achieve her goals thanks to help from neurosurgeon David I. Sandberg, MD.