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UTHealth launches institute to propel pediatric and congenital heart innovation

Jorge D. Salazar, MD (Photo by Maricruz Kwon/UTHealth)

October 3, 2019

UTHealth is launching a new academic institute to advance clinical care, provide innovative solutions, and improve outcomes for patients of all ages with pediatric and congenital heart defects. Formed in close collaboration with Memorial Hermann Health System, the institute will leverage the expertise of faculty within UTHealth’s six schools as well as its medical practice, UT Physicians.





Aitken named chair of Department of Pediatrics

Mary Aitken, MD, MPH

October 1, 2019

Following a national search, Dean Barbara J. Stoll, MD, of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth has named Mary Aitken, MD, MPH, chair of the Department of Pediatrics, effective Oct. 1, 2019. 




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