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A family’s story of cleft care from infancy to childhood

Megan Harvey, now an outgoing 6-year-old, has been a patient of the Texas Cleft-Craniofacial Team at UT Physicians since birth. (Photo by the Harvey family)

August 4, 2020

Flash back to 2013. Jennifer Harvey felt prepared for her second trimester appointment to review her routine blood work. She had been through this before with her two older children. Unfortunately, that appointment was much more of a whirlwind than Jennifer anticipated.

Crane receives grant to improve symptom reporting for kids with cancer

Stacey Crane, PhD, RN, is the first nurse scientist to be awarded this two-year, $220,000 St. Baldrick’s Foundation Scholar award. (Photo by: Getty Images)

July 28, 2020

Stacey Crane, PhD, RN, will use a new grant from the St. Baldrick’s Foundation to pilot test a web-based interface designed to make it easier for kids with cancer and their parents to report symptoms in real time with the ultimate goal of improving kids’ outcomes. Crane is an assistant professor in the Department of Research at Cizik School of Nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

Despite shortened year, UTHealth dental van provides thousands of treatments in East Texas

Dr. Debra Stewart (right), oversees fourth-year dental students during three-week rotations on the adult dental van. (Photo by: UTHealth School of Dentistry)

July 20, 2020

A good portion of the 107,000 miles on The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Dentistry's adult dental van were logged on the highways between Houston and East Texas, regularly taking dental and dental hygiene students and faculty to treat patients in rural communities – an area where most residents do not have access to dental care.

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