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Diane Santa Maria named dean of Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth

Diane M. Santa Maria, DrPH, MSN, RN, FAAN, has been appointed dean of the Jane and Robert Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth.

August 31, 2020

Diane M. Santa Maria, DrPH, MSN, RN, FAAN, has been appointed dean of the Jane and Robert Cizik School of Nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), effective Tuesday, Sept. 1. In this role, Santa Maria will serve as the Jane and Robert Cizik Distinguished Chair and the Huffington Foundation Endowed Chair in Nursing Education Leadership.


Grant launches research into COVID-19 symptoms among cancer patients

Meagan Whisenant, PhD, APRN, assistant professor at Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth. (Photo by: Sherri Deatherage Green)

August 21, 2020

 A new research study investigating symptoms of COVID-19 experienced in patients with and without cancer is being launched by an interprofessional team of researchers and clinicians at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.  


UT Physicians offers corporate COVID-19 testing

To help Houston-area businesses manage their workforce during the pandemic, UT Physicians has rolled out a corporate COVID-19 test program. (Photo by: Getty Images)

August 20, 2020

While many offices continue to enforce work-from-home protocols during the COVID-19 pandemic, there are many more that are open for business where employees are expected to report to a physical building. Offices where it’s “business as usual” are concerned about keeping their workforces safe and healthy during these uncertain times.


Police officers face multifaceted, compounding stressors that can lead to adverse events during high-stress calls

Three police vehicles in the foreground with crime scene tape. (Photo by Getty Images)

August 18, 2020

Repeated exposure to high-stress calls for service and ongoing exposure to stress without relief were two of the contributing factors that could lead law enforcement officers to become susceptible to adverse events while performing their duties, according to a new study published in BMC Public Health by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).



Breastfeeding 101: Tips for new moms during the pandemic

In honor of National Breastfeeding Month, a UT Physicians expert provides guidance for new mothers who are breastfeeding during the pandemic. (Photo by: Getty Images)

August 14, 2020

August is National Breastfeeding Month, a time to highlight the beautiful and natural bonding experience between a mother and child. However, nursing an infant has its own set of challenges – some which are new due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Pamela D. Berens, MD, an obstetrician with UT Physicians and fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, offers advice for new or expecting moms during these unprecedented times.



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