In the UTHealth Newsroom

Telemedicine allows UTHealth to enroll patients remotely into acute stroke trial

For the first time in the world, researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) were able to enroll patients at other hospitals into an acute stroke clinical trial.

 

Children’s Learning Institute and Texas Education Agency launch free statewide online pre-k learning platform

The Children’s Learning Institute (CLI) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and the Texas Education Agency (TEA) have launched a new, innovative online platform known as CLI Engage. This online platform is now available at no cost to all Texas public school districts, charter schools and Head Start programs.

 

New UTHealth research looks at app to help minority stroke patients improve health

A clinical trial investigating the use of a physician-monitored app to help first-time minority stroke patients become healthier has begun at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

 

Scientists take first-ever images of an intact molecular machine responsible for bacterial infections

Armed with a microscope capable of zooming in on organisms measured in billionths of a meter, scientists report they are the first to observe one of the tiny molecular machines that bacteria use to infect host cells. Findings appear in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

 

UTHealth’s Stephen M. Glazier honored as health care leader

Stephen M. Glazier, M.B.A., FACHE, chief operating officer at The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, recently became a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), the nation’s leading professional society for health care leaders.

 

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In the Media

Coastal residents wonder, what is this white dust falling from the sky?

Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio, 02/18/2015

Arch "Chip" Carson, M.D., Ph.D., commented on the health effects of catalyst dust exposure in this story from Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio.

 

Answers to your allergy questions

Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio, 02/17/2015

Dat Tran, M.D., was interviewed about allergies for Houston Matters, the noontime talk show of Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio.

 

Brownsville installs downtown bike corral

The Brownsville Herald, 02/15/2015

The Brownsville Herald  covered the installation of the Rio Grande Valley's first bike corral, which was funded by the School of Public Health as part of its initiative to increase physical activity.

 

Study: Childhood obesity tied to low incomes

KXAN-TV Austin, 02/14/2015

The Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living's CORD study, which aims to reduce childhood obesity rates, was featured in this KXAN-TV Austin report.

 

Doctor teaches students to focus on patients

Houston Chronicle, 02/13/2015

Herbert L. Fred, M.D., Thomas Cole, Ph.D., Salem Salem, M.D., and Zeena Nawas, M.D., were included in a Houston Chronicle story focusing on Fred's interest in teaching students and other physicians about the doctor-patient relationship.

 

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