November 27, 2023

Master of Science in Anesthesia Program Announcement

The Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine is thrilled to announce the Master of Science in Anesthesia Program.  The UTH-MSA program will be the twenty-first program established in the country, housed under the McGovern Medical School, and the…

November 15, 2023

Welcome to the Department of Anesthesiology – New Team Members for September through October 2023

We would like to welcome the below new faculty and staff members to the department. Alyssa Pinkston, FNP Alyssa joined the department on May 15th as a Family Nurse Practitioner to the LBJ Pre-op clinic.  She received her adult-geriatric nurse practitioner…

November 13, 2023

Department Researchers Awarded $2.6M NIH Grant

A four-year, $2.6 million grant to study circadian rhythm and novel therapies to protect the heart during a heart attack or cardiac surgery has been awarded to UTHealth Houston by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, part of the…

November 1, 2023

Former US Surgeon General presents 2023 Dean’s Lecture

McGovern Medical School and the Office of Research Affairs welcomed Jerome Adams, MD, MPH,  20th U.S. Surgeon General, Presidential Fellow, and Distinguished Professor of Practice at Purdue University for the 2023 Dean’s Lecture, Oct. 11 in MSB 3.001. Adams joined his longtime friend George W….

November 1, 2023

Department Researchers Awarded $3.4M NIH Grant

A four-year, $3.4 million grant to investigate molecular mechanisms and therapeutic treatments for acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) has been awarded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The study led…

October 27, 2023

OB Endowed Lecture Highlights

Carvalho Intro Dr. Carvalho is Professor, Chief of Obstetric Anesthesiology and Vice Chair of Faculty Development, in the Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at Stanford University Medical Center. He is the Past President of the Society of Obstetric…

October 25, 2023

McWilliams School of Biomedical Informatics Grant Announcement

Congratulations to Drs. Yafen Liang and Paul Potnuru on obtaining a consortium grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) – Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Consortium to Advance Health Equity and Researcher Diversity (AIM-AHEAD) Program. Dr. Liang will serve as the…

September 28, 2023

Project Lead the Way

The Texas Society of Anesthesiologists is forming partnership with a program known as Project Lead the Way (PLTW), with the aims of introducing physician work to high school children interested STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education. This unique partnership…

September 15, 2023

Research Focuses on Liver Protection and Regeneration

Congratulations to Dr. Cynthia Ju and her lab; Drs. Yang Yang, Yankai Wen, Jong-Min Jeong and Constance Atkins and Nicolas Moreno. Recent back-to-back papers published in Science Translational Medicine, Journal of Hepatology and Hepatology by lead author Dr. Cynthia Ju, elucidate the mechanisms…

September 12, 2023

UT Anesthesia at TSA

Dr. Christopher Stephens received the inaugural Charles E. Cowles Professional Citizenship Award which was presented by Dr. Evan Pivalizza. Congratulations to Dr. George Williams (outgoing president). Congratulations to our residents: Dr. Grace Pierce (outgoing chair), Dr. Kristina Van Nuys (outgoing…