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Two heartbeats, one limitless love

Two heartbeats, one limitless love

A young family experiences joy, heartbreak, and gratitude

Shock and excitement rushed over Christine and Blake Dugger in October 2017 when they learned another child was
on the way.


Tiny Treasures
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Tiny Treasures

Specialists at The Fetal Center care for babies before birth

Texas is one of the rare states that mandates specific criteria in order establish a center of excellence.

To the stars
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To the stars

From an unlikely start, Leukemia researcher rises up

At first, Marisa Aitken found the idea of becoming a scientist repugnant.

Perfectly Imperfect
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Perfectly Imperfect

A miraculous heart procedure opens a new world for a teenager and her family

Eve and John Franklin knew something was wrong with Abigail’s heart before she was born.

Artist, Educator, Philanthropist
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Artist, Educator, Philanthropist

Former dean paints masterpiece at UTHealth School of Dentistry

When reconstructing a child’s tooth or filling a cavity, Ronald Johnson, DDS, never saw his work strictly as a dental procedure.

A healthy future
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A healthy future

Making healthy options first choice for the whole family

When eating out, Caroline chooses grilled chicken over chicken nuggets, broccoli instead of fries, and water rather than soda without hesitation—smart choices for a five-year-old faced with a menu full of unhealthy options.

One milestone at a time
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One milestone at a time

UTHealth experts help a teenager reclaim independence after a traumatic injury derails his life

David Jacob Anzaldua awoke to his Chevy Silverado biting the rumble strips that guide US Highway 79 in Jewett, Texas.

Teaching parents to be teachers
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Teaching parents to be teachers

Turning everyday moments into teachable moments

Going on a bug hunt does not have to be an icky adventure. It can be a learning experience, a quest for discovery. And maybe a little bit icky to keep it fun.

Technically Speaking
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Technically Speaking

Women of STEM in Health Care

Researchers in STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and math—lead humanity into the frontiers of discovery.