Specializing in the care of sports-related concussions, Summer Ott, Psy.D., a neuropsychologist with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and the Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute-Texas Medical Center, will present a research study at The International Summit of Female Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury on Feb. 27 in Washington, D.C.
A new, minimally invasive procedure to treat post-surgery patients suffering from chronic sinusitis is being offered by the UT Physicians Otorhinolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery clinic, in conjunction with Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center. UT Physicians is the only academic medical practice in the country to offer this treatment in the office setting.
Everyone knows smartphones can be used as calendars, calculators, radios and cameras. But, did you know they can also be used as microscopes that have the potential to save lives? They are called smartphone microscopes and dermatologists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) think these devices could improve the detection of skin cancer in developing countries.
When Mayor Sylvester Turner’s transition team was looking for help developing its goals, it turned to local leaders such as Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, M.D., assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation with John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
Thousands of child care programs in Texas will have a greater opportunity to prepare their young ones for kindergarten thanks to new online model designed to help preschool teachers improve their instructional skills and provide a better environment for early childhood learning. The Children’s Learning Institute, a part of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), is inviting Texas Rising Star certified providers and former Texas School Ready participants to sign up for TSR Online, an online platform that includes free access to progress monitoring tools and professional development resources.
In this KTRH Radio interview, Marilyn Murr, M.D., commented on the use of "smart bottles" to remind people to take their medications.
Paul Schulz, M.D., was interviewed by Reuters about a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine on dementia trends. The story was picked up by 41 media sites.
Houstonia Magazine, 02/08/2016
Houstonia magazine's On The Town column features a slideshow of photos and a story about UTHealth School of Public Health's recent Nourish luncheon.
KPRC Radio's Fifty+, 02/07/2016
Martin Citardi, M.D., discussed chronic sinusitis on KPRC Radio's Fifty+ show.
Houston Chronicle, 02/05/2016
When it comes to gifts for Valentine's Day, John Higgins, M.D., says you can't go wrong with chocolates. He wrote this article on the many benefits of chocolate for the Houston Chronicle.