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Mark Barr at the 2019 ESPY Awards in Los Angeles with teammate Allysa Seely

Nursing student wins 2019 ESPY Award for ‘Best Male Athlete with a Disability’

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.

Carolyn Naman is grateful to Ron J. Karni, MD and his team for locating and removing her parathyroid tumor.

Second time’s a charm

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. 

Photo of UTHealth’s Louise McCullough, MD, PhD, who as recognized by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. (Photo credit: Country Park Portraits)

UTHealth's Louise McCullough earns 2019 Landis Award for Outstanding Mentorship

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.

Medical image for the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences at UTHealth.

NIH funding spurs expansion of clinical and translational research in Texas

Bolstered by more than $37 million in renewed funding from the National Institutes of Health, four institutions in The University of Texas System, along with Rice University, are partnering to expand clinical and translational research, producing better health outcomes for those in Texas and across the nation.


New MSDH program launching at UTHealth

Dental hygiene educators with master's degrees are qualified to teach at the university level.

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.



Open to being different: Part 1

Forrest at his NAM appointment with his mom

After in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments for their second child, Erin and Kyle Tweed learned they were pregnant with their third. Over the moon, they decided to name him Forrest.



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