Carolyn Naman’s world turned upside down when her doctor explained one of her parathyroids had developed a benign tumor and would need to be removed.
Texas legislators, pediatric trauma psychiatrists from UTHealth, and the Houston Police Department recently came together to discuss a new state law designed to help child sex trafficking survivors recover.
Four of the grants were awarded to scientists at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth for research and a fifth to an investigator at UTHealth School of Public Health for prevention.
Buprenorphine and naltrexone can help break a person’s addiction to life-threatening opioid use disorder, but they can be hard for front-line, primary care providers to prescribe.
Mark Barr, a student at Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth and a three-time Paralympic Games athlete for Team USA, was honored as “Best Male Athlete with a Disability” in Los Angeles at the 2019 ESPY Awards, ESPN’s annual televised sports celebration, in July.
Presented by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), the award emphasizes the high value the institute places on mentorship. NINDS is a part of the National Institutes of Health.
UTHealth School of Dentistry will offer a new master of science degree in dental hygiene in fall 2020, opening new doors for those who already have a bachelor’s degree, even in another field.
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