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UTHealth Houston School of Public Health breaks ground on a building that embodies the education, research and practice to keep Texans healthy

Photo of rendering of building with caption UTHealth Houston School of Public Health breaks ground on $299 million, 10-story new home in the Texas Medical Center. (Image courtesy of SmithGroup)

June 27, 2023

The most prestigious school of public health in the state and fourth-largest in the country, UTHealth Houston School of Public Health will break ground on a 10-story, 350,000-square-foot tower in the Texas Medical Center that underscores the school’s mission of health promotion and disease prevention, sustainable access to affordable health care with improved outcomes, and training the next generation of leaders in public health sciences.


Teen regains full mobility in hand after fireworks accident

Tanner Staff, a fishing enthusiast, almost lost his hand due to a traumatic fireworks injury, but Ashton Mansour, MD, was able to save it after a complex surgery. (Photo provided by patient)

June 23, 2023

Tanner Staff was like many 15-year-old boys his age who played football and enjoyed duck hunting and fishing. His passion was spending time in the agriculture shop at school doing welding projects. A traumatic New Year’s Eve accident almost caused Tanner to lose his right hand – the one used to hold a hammer and football for his favorite activities.




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