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How to stay safe in the water this summer

UTHealth has tips on how to stay safe in and around the water this summer.

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Professor passionate about helping women wins prestigious teaching honor

From advocating for preconception counseling to trying to improve the futures of women released from jail to training the next generation of public health leaders, Patricia Dolan Mullen, DrPH, MPH, MLS, has made an impact on the Houston community and beyond.

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Summer survival: How to stay out of harm’s way when Houston heats up

Summer in Houston brings lots of sunshine and fun, but the high temperatures and sweltering humidity can spell disaster if you’re not prepared.

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Quality improvement project revamps process to detect hypertensive disorders in postpartum women

50% of moms miss their first postpartum checkup. A quality improvement project at UT Physicians, the clinical practice of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, has physicians screen for preeclampsia at their newborn's pediatric appointments. 

UTHealth commencement ceremonies begin May 15

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

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

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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.




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