Chen, Holihan named AWS 40 Under 40

The Association of Women’s Surgeons has named Wendy Chen, MD, and Julie Holihan, MD, to the 2022 Class of the AWS 40 Under 40 Female Surgeons. “As AWS celebrates its 40th anniversary, we are highlighting 40+ outstanding women surgeons under…


AghaAmiri earns 2022 NANETS Grant

The North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (NANETS) has awarded Solmaz AghaAmiri, PhD, post-doctoral researcher in the Center for Translational Cancer Research at the Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine, as the 2022 recipient of NANETS Theranostics Investigator Grant (NTIG). AghaAmiri…


Dean’s Lecture to feature FDA commissioner Robert Califf, PhD

Robert Califf, PhD, commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, will present the second edition of the 2022 Dean’s Lecture at McGovern Medical School, Oct. 11. The lecture, “Evidence Generation and Dealing with Misinformation: Public Health Priorities of our…


Research on venous thromboembolism published in JAMA Surgery

Recent research on venous thromboembolism from Jessica Cardenas, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Surgery, has been published in JAMA Surgery. The paper titled, “Association of Changes in Antithrombin Activity Over Time With Responsiveness to Enoxaparin Prophylaxis and Risk…


Different paths to the UTHealth Houston BRAINS research lab

Nicholas Lam was building a set in his performing arts high school’s scene shop when he began feeling a tingling, numbing sensation in his left arm. Lam thought it felt similar to when his foot would “fall asleep” – except…


Reflections on history of medicine returns to McGovern

Medical students looking to enhance their knowledge and perspectives on the history of contemporary medicine are encouraged to enroll in the upcoming “Reflections Based on the History of Medicine,” elective, beginning Oct. 5. Instructed by Adan Rios, MD, professor in…


Osamor III earns NIH fellowship

The National Institutes of Health Medical Research Scholars Program (MRSP) named third-year McGovern Medical School student Charles Osamor III as part of its 2022-23 class of fellows. Osamor began his yearlong fellowship at the NIH in July in Washington, D.C….


McCleary-Gaddy named DEI Champion

The National Diversity Council has named Asia McCleary-Gaddy, PhD, director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and assistant professor in the Louis A. Faillace Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, as the winner of its DEI Champions Award. The…


UTHealth Houston proposes School of Behavioral Health Sciences

A proposed School of Behavioral Health Sciences at UTHealth Houston would create an unprecedented pipeline for health care workers in mental health specialties to provide critical services for Texans. The unparalleled school would combine behavioral health sciences graduate education with…


McGovern students start clinical skills society

A pair of second-year McGovern Medical School students have created a new organization, the Student Clinical Skills Society, designed to give students more opportunities to learn valuable clinical skills throughout their medical school journey. Created by Zachary Terrell and Miles…


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