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UTHealth Medical School renamed McGovern Medical School

TMC News, 11/24/2015

The John P. McGovern Foundation gift leads the news on TMC News' website today. Read the story and watch the video.


Med students to benefit from largest ever gift to UTHealth

FOX 26 News, 11/23/2015

The game-changing and name-changing $75 million gift to the medical school from the John P. McGovern Foundation was included in FOX 26 News's evening broadcast.


Houston registers lower death rates for heart disease and cancer

Houston Chronicle, 11/23/2015

Shreela Sharma, Ph.D., R.D., spoke with a reporter from the Houston Chronicle about why mortality rates in Houston are declining.


Ginni Mithoff, committed fundraiser, shares her secret

Houston Chronicle, 11/23/2015

Congratulations to Development Board Executive Committee Member Ginni Mithoff, who has been named the volunteer fundraiser of the year by the Association for Fundraising Professionals.


Largest gift in UTHealth Medical School history becomes a game changer - and name changer

CultureMap, 11/23/2015

Journalists from across the city came to Webber Plaza to witness a historic announcement: a game-changing $75 million gift from the John P. McGovern Foundation to UTHealth and the renaming of the medical school to the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. CultureMap was on-site as the announcement drew a standing ovation.


America's war on the kissing bug

The New Yorker, 11/20/2015

In this New Yorker article, Paula Stigler-Granados, Ph.D., discussed Chagas disease and a School of Public Health grant designed to increase awareness among Texas health care workers. 


Study: Coffee lengthens life

KTRH Radio, 11/19/2015

John Higgins, M.D., was quoted in a KTRH Radio story about the benefits of drinking coffee.


Clay Walker talks publicly for the first time about his MS

Houston Chronicle, 11/18/2015

Jerry Wolinsky, M.D., was included in a Houston Chronicle Q&A story about country singer Clay Walker's multiple sclerosis diagnosis.


If we can play God, should we?

KTRH Radio, 11/17/2015

Eugene Boisaubin, M.D., was quoted in a KTRH Radio story about the ethics of genetically engineered humans.


Researchers say where you live can affect risk of diabetes

Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio, 11/16/2015

Stephen Linder, Ph.D., was interviewed by a reporter from Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio about which Houston residents are most at risk for developing diabetes.


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