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Parthasarathy named fifth fellow for Sharma family endowed scholarship

Nivedhitha Parthasarathy (Photo by Rachel Atterstom/UTHealth).

February 4, 2021

Houston doctoral student Nivedhitha (Nivi) Parthasarathy, MPH, has been selected as the 2021 Sharma Fellow, supported by the Shreela and Vibhu Sharma Endowed Fund for Excellence in Community Nutrition, Health & Wellness at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health. 


Reduce sugar intake with easy, practical steps

Image of one cup of high-sugar cereal with sugar cubes resting on top. One cup of high-sugar cereal equals about four teaspoons of added sugar in a person's diet. (Photo by Cody Duty and Jonathan Lopez/UTHealth)

January 21, 2021

Eating large amounts of sugar over a long period of time can cause major health complications, including the risk of developing chronic diseases like cardiovascular disease and diabetes.


UTHealth Consortium on Aging provides handbook for families and caregivers of those navigating a dementia diagnosis

Image of a person with dementia with their caregiver. (Photo courtesy of Getty Images)

January 6, 2021

For many people, dementia creeps in, taking a memory here, the ability to do an ordinary task there, a name or place that used to be able to be recalled with ease. And the journey is different for everyone.

Now, a free handbook written to help people navigate first steps after diagnosis of dementia is available from experts from The UTHealth Consortium on Aging. 





Oderich joins UTHealth as Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Gustavo Oderich, MD, FACS, has been named chief of the vascular surgery division with the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at UTHealth. (Photo by: Dwight Andrews, UTHealth)

September 11, 2020

Gustavo Oderich, MD, FACS, a noted leader in the field of vascular and endovascular surgery, has been named chief of the vascular surgery division with the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).  He will serve as professor of vascular and endovascular surgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth and director of the Advanced Endovascular Aortic Program.





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