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A student’s wonder inspires Ruona to contribute to scholarship funds

Headshot of Kimberly Ruona, DDS. (Courtesy photo)

March 24, 2023

“When you work with students, you can’t help but see the world through their eyes,” said Ruona, assistant professor and dental director of Community Dental Services. “Students have a fresh perspective on the world. They have an incredible curiosity — they are like sponges because they want to learn everything. You see yourself in them and wonder if they will follow a similar path.”




One faculty member tells a personal story of how philanthropy paints the picture of innovation

Photo of Joao de Quevedo, MD, PhD, in a lab, wearing a white coat, and seated next to a microscope.  (Photo by UTHealth Houston)

March 22, 2023

De Quevedo is a professor, clinician, and researcher within the Louis A. Faillace, MD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston, where he serves as professor and vice chair of faculty development and outreach. He also is both the director of the Center for Interventional Psychiatry Program and the Treatment-Resistant Depression Program, part of the Center of Excellence on Mood Disorders.


McGovern Medical School students meet their matches March 17

Photo of fourth-year student celebrating their match.

March 17, 2023

Immigrants and children of immigrants – whose parents came to the U.S. for better opportunities for them – were among 242 students in the Class of 2023 at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston who found out today where they will take the next step in their careers as physicians.


McGovern Medical School students looking forward to meeting their matches March 17

A student receives the

March 14, 2023

Immigrants and children of immigrants -- whose parents came to the U.S. for better opportunities for them -- are among some of the 225 students in the Class of 2023 at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston who will find out Friday, March 17, where they will take the next step in their careers as physicians. 


Houston children receive 130 bicycle helmets

Local children received 130 bicycle helmets during a giveaway last month at a UT Physicians pediatric clinic. (Photo by Simone Sonnier/UT Physicians)

March 13, 2023

Students from McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston urged local children to be active and safe while participating in activities on wheels while handing out 130 bicycle helmets at no cost this February at a UT Physicians pediatric clinic.





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