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UTHealth’s Belinda Reininger recognized for excellence in public health practice

Belinda Reininger, Dr.P.H., M.P.H., associate professor in the Department of Health Promotion & Behavioral Sciences at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), has been honored with the Faculty Award for Excellence in Academic Public Health Practice.


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.


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In the Media

TEA launching new online pre-K program

KVUE-TV Channel 24, 02/25/2015

Susan Landry, Ph.D., and the Children's Learning Institute were included in this television report about the CLI Engage statewide launch.


E-cig 101

Experience Life, 02/25/2015

Michael Weaver, M.D., was quoted in an Experience Life magazine story about e-cigarettes.


Women are different from men when it comes to health

Erickson Tribune, 02/23/2015

Carmel Dyer, M.D., was included in an Erickson Tribune story about the differences in health as men and women age.


Why are some Houstonians choosing not to vaccinate?

Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio, 02/20/2015

On Houston Matters, the noontime talk show of Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio, Catherine Troisi, Ph.D., answered listeners' questions about vaccination rates in Houston.


Memorial Hermann's Life Flight stars in Lifetime reality show

Houston Chronicle, 02/19/2015

John Holcomb, M.D., was quoted in a Houston Chronicle story about a new Lifetime reality television series centered on Memorial Hermann's Life Flight and UTHealth Medical School.


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