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Research shows human trafficking screening tool effective in identifying victims

A screening tool designed specifically to assess for human trafficking was more likely to identify sexual and labor exploitation of youth, as well as the risk factors, than a commonly used assessment, reported researchers from UTHealth and Baylor College of Medicine.

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UTHealth research highlights findings on thrombectomy, post-stroke anxiety, and caregiver burden

Outcomes in patients treated with mechanical clot removal, results from the only mobile stroke unit in the country using rendezvous transfers, and data on predictors of post-stroke depression and anxiety were among the highlights of activity by investigators from UTHealth at the International Stroke Conference 2019.

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UTHealth names vice president for health policy and systems strategy

Jennifer Deegan has been named vice president for health policy and systems strategy at UTHealth.

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HEART MONTH: Restauranteur had a “time bomb” in his chest

Aortic aneurysm patient Keith Isbell described himself as a “walking time bomb” and is alive today thanks to an open heat procedure performed by Anthony Estrera, MD, of UTHealth.





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