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Mass casualty drill prepares next generation of front-line health care responders

Students at the UTHealth Houston Mass Casualty Incident Training transport a

November 17, 2023

Houston Fire Department’s Val Jahnke Fire Training Facility was host to the eighth UTHealth Houston Mass Casualty Incident Training on Friday, Nov. 17 — a unique and critical training event begun by Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston to bring together students from various health science disciplines at the university to face simulated disaster scenarios.




UTHealth Houston researcher receives NIH subcontract to study effects of integrated palliative care on Parkinson’s, related dementia

Adriana Pérez, PhD, professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Data Science with UTHealth Houston School of Public Health in Austin. (Photo by UTHealth Houston)

November 15, 2023

As part of a five-year, $3.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, Adriana Pérez, PhD, professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Data Science with UTHealth Houston School of Public Health in Austin, received a $1.9 million subcontract to determine the scope and drivers of low-value and unequal care for patients with Parkinson’s disease and Parkinson’s disease dementia.









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