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Meet the voices of the IT Solution Center: David Posado

Back Row (L to R): David Posado; Brian Yegge; Ruben Valle Jr.; Tina Bryant; Naja Brightmon; Olaide Iyiola. Front Row (L to R): Alexander Brooks; Brian Thomas; Terry Ponder; Tiffany Hudson; David Schulman. (Photo by Nathan Jeter/UTHealth Houston)

January 17, 2023

When UTHealth Houston staff, faculty, or students need to call the IT Solution Center — also known as the “Help Desk” — the highly skilled people who answer those calls do not work for a vendor or happen to be in another country. They are all full-time UTHealth Houston employees who are dedicated call responders, working together to get computers or mobile devices up and running again.




UT Physicians doctor shares how to break up with alcohol for Dry January

Dry January is a public health challenge to give up alcohol for 31 days. (Photo by Getty Images)

January 3, 2023

Dry January can help regular drinkers start the new year with a cleaner slate of health, according to Carman H. Whiting, MD, medical director for UT Physicians Multispecialty – Sienna and assistant professor of family medicine with McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston.


Choucair carves out 30-year career at UTHealth Houston

Photo of Bassel Choucair, associate vice president of IT user experience and support at UTHealth Houston.

December 23, 2022

Bassel Choucair, associate vice president of IT user experience and support at UTHealth Houston, recently celebrated a significant milestone: 30 years with the university. It has been his first and only place of employment after graduating from Boston University with a degree in biomedical engineering.




Houstonian shares his story for HIV Awareness Month

Jay, a Houstonian who is HIV-positive, shares his story of hope, healing, and health to teach and help others. (Photo courtesy of Jay)

December 12, 2022

HIV is a virus that targets the body’s immune system, and the late stage of this infection becomes AIDS. Thanks to advanced medicine, however, people with HIV can live functional and healthy lives. Jay, 49, is living proof.  


Diet changes free UT Physicians patient of chronic acid reflux

Brian Blackburne of Houston kicked heartburn to the curb after starting a low-fat, whole-foods, plant-based diet. (Photo by Andi Atkinson/UT Physicians)

December 7, 2022

Brian Blackburne, a 49-year-old Houston native, lived with chronic digestive problems until Oct. 3, 2022. That was the day he met Pritesh Mutha, MD, gastroenterologist with UT Physicians and associate professor of gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition with McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston.



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