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Two students assist a person in need with a wheelchair at the 2024 Mass Casualty Simulation. (Photo by Angela Douglas, UTHealth Houston)

UTHealth Houston students take part in mass casualty simulation

UTHealth Houston’s Center for Interprofessional Collaboration held its annual large-scale mass casualty simulation Thursday, April 11, an effort to train students in responding to mass casualty incidents.

Kristen Valenzuela, RDH, BSDH, had the honor of treating her grandfather, a Vietnam War veteran, during Give Vets a Smile at UTHealth Houston School of Dentistry. (Photo courtesy of Kristen Valenzuela)

Dental hygiene graduate student follows heart for teaching others at UTHealth Houston School of Dentistry

Kristen Valenzuela, RDH, BSDH, a Master of Science in Dental Hygiene candidate at UTHealth Houston School of Dentistry, has a heart for teaching others that made an impact closer to home when she convinced her reluctant grandfather, a Vietnam War veteran, to visit Give Vets a Smile and, in addition to a cleaning, get his dentures properly fitted.

Photo of Asha Bhalwal, MD, and Alvaro Montealegre, MD. (Photo by UTHealth Houston)

UTHealth Houston OB/GYN department receives Center of Excellence accreditation from Surgical Review Corporation

The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston recently achieved accreditation from the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC) as a Center of Excellence. This accreditation recognizes the department’s commitment and high standard of patient care and safety.

The Collins family is thankful for early diagnosis and a successful procedure by UTHealth Houston physicians to deliver their healthy baby girl, Charlotte. (Photo by Jane McNeill)

Fetoscopic surgery by UTHealth Houston maternal-fetal medicine specialists to correct vasa previa Type 2 results in healthy baby girl for young couple

With fetoscopic surgery, maternal-fetal medicine specialists at UTHealth Houston treat potentially fatal vasa previa Type 2 pregnancy complication, giving young couple a healthy baby girl.

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