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The science of being human
Students, colleagues, and friends of the late Henry W. Strobel, PhD, still envision him three-stepping through the labs of MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School in his clerical collar, toes tapping as he skips toward another meeting. In the years since his passing in 2019, his delightful footsteps and guiding words still echo.View Now
The power of resilience
For populations across Texas, the threads of daily life intertwine and connect as residents face hardships like navigating the pandemic’s twists and turns. With a commitment to strengthening local people and places that goes back 75 years, The George Foundation carries forward a family legacy to improve lives in Fort Bend County, Texas.
Vision to reality
The thought of a surgeon cutting into your child’s brain is enough to send any parent spiraling. Tawny McAnally knows the feeling all too well. Her daughter, Morgan Layton, was diagnosed at age 13 with intractable epilepsy, a neurological disorder causing seizures that cannot be managed using medication.
Periodontics alumnus takes chance, blazes trail
Growing up in Egypt, Raouf J. Hanna, DDS, never envisioned the career he now leads. In 1998, just before finishing dental school in Cairo, Egypt, a chance trip to see his uncle in Houston set him on a life-altering path that led him to UTHealth Houston School of Dentistry.
Little feet making big strides
Separated by the glass barrier of the neonatal incubator, Aisha Atkinson watched over her newborn son, Aries, longing to hold him, to touch him, to love him. Entangled by tubes and wires, he fought for his life while an orchestra of machines whirred in the background.
A bridge to better health
Bridges connect distant people and places, linking entire communities through architectural marvels. These structures came to take on a different meaning for Harry E. Bovay, Jr., who worked to bridge gaps in health care, education, and community development through philanthropy.