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Hurricane & flood: Part I

Hurricane & flood: Part I

May 31, 2019

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.


Hurricane & flood: Part II

Hurricane & flood: Part II

May 31, 2019

Depending on the amount of water, the type of home and your geographic area, these tips may help you save belongings. Find out what you need to do after the storm.




UTHealth commencement ceremonies begin May 15

Photo of UTHealth School of Dentistry graduates celebrating. UTHealth commencement ceremonies begin May 15. (Photo credit: UTHealth)

May 10, 2019

A brigadier general, the Rice University provost and a Texas state commissioner are among the health leaders who will address students, faculty, staff, and guests when The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) holds 2019 commencement ceremonies.


Gaining skills and understanding

(Photo by Getty Images)

May 9, 2019

When Allison Edwards, DrPH, RN, took undergraduate nursing students to clinical sites that serve people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, she observed that the students acted awkwardly.




Students learn to respond to crisis in mass casualty drill

Photo of UTHealth students respond to crisis during a mass casualty drill. (Photo by: Daniel Escareno)

May 3, 2019

During a simulation designed to train students how to work together, a “shooter” left nearly 30 people injured or dead. Students from UTHealth were tasked with assessing the severity of the patient’s injuries using limited medical supplies to stabilize them in the field before transitioning them to an ambulance.


George Stancel, PhD, announces retirement

George M. Stancel, PhD

May 3, 2019

After more than 47 years of extraordinary service to The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), George M. Stancel, PhD, senior vice president for Academic and Research Affairs, has announced his retirement, effective May 29, 2019.



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