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Photo of Morgen Doty, DO, a maternal-fetal medicine fellow at McGovern Medical School, demonstrates how to access mindful meditation programs on the free app. (Photo by Maricruz Kwon/UTHealth)

Mindful meditation could reduce anxiety in women who require hospitalization during pregnancy

Researchers are investigating if daily mindful meditation through an app could decrease anxiety in antepartum patients, who are hospitalized due to pregnancy complications, in a new trial at UTHealth.

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UTHealth experts will explain how to stay mentally sharp at a free public forum April 13

Your brain may stop developing in your 20s but there are ways to keep it sharp over the course of your life, according to brain experts at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

Photo of Katherine A. Loveland, PhD, Landmark Charities Professor of Autism Research and Treatment at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Free Geigerman Lecture highlights employment opportunities for people on autism spectrum

The free annual Benjamin J. Geigerman Lecture Series will feature “Improving the Bottom Line: How Three Major Corporations Benefited by Hiring Individuals with High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders,” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 9. 

Photo of UTHealth/UT Physicians Ron Karni, MD, and a patient. (Photo by UTHealth)

UT Physicians to offer no-cost oral, head and neck cancer screenings in April

In observance of Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week, ENT surgeons with McGovern Medical School at UTHealth and UT Physicians are offering no-cost oral, head and neck cancer screenings across Greater Houston.



McGovern Medical School Class of 2019 meets its match

Ashley Romo hugs her father David after learning she and her fiancé Omare Okotie-Eboh both matched to residencies in Houston.

Every year on the first day of school, David Romo would tell his daughter Ashley, “Go get your future.” Today after she ripped open her envelope at Match Day, Ashley Romo hugged her father whispered, “Dad, I got my future.” Along with 238 other students who filled Webber Plaza behind McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Romo discovered where she will take the next step in her journey to become a physician.



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