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Photo of Bentley J. Bobrow, MD, who has joined UTHealth as chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at McGovern Medical School. (Photo credit: Maricruz Kwon/UTHealth)

New McGovern Medical School emergency medicine chair aims to enhance care and save lives statewide

Bentley J. Bobrow, MD, who has focused his career on improving outcomes for emergency public health initiatives aimed at saving thousands of lives, has joined The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) as chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at McGovern Medical School.

Doctor Jorge Salazar and Abigail Franklin

Perfectly imperfect

Eve and John Franklin knew something was wrong with Abigail’s heart before she was born. An ultrasound revealed it was struggling to keep pace with her growing body.

Photo of Michelle Urbina with her daughter Caroline. Photo is by Maricruz Kwon/UTHealth

Making healthy options first choice for the whole family

When eating out, Caroline Urbina chooses grilled chicken over chicken nuggets, broccoli instead of fries, and water rather than soda without hesitation.

Hurricane & flood: Part I

Hurricane & flood: Part I

The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1 and runs through November 30. Learn how to prepare before the storm and what to do after the storm has arrived.



How food can help prevent chronic inflammation

Fruits and vegetables

Chronic, low-grade inflammation can linger for months or years and is linked to diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, and cancer. UTHealth dietitians say the best prescriptions for treating chronic inflammation lie in not only pharmacies but our kitchens.




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