MAPPing out the academic journey

This story originally ran in the McGovern Medicine annual magazine. To view the full issue of McGovern Medicine, click here. One of the main goals for academic faculty is career advancement. From understanding the necessary steps to ensuring your CV…


Researchers receive $2.3M grant to study environmental influences on children’s health

Thomas Northrup, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine, and Kristina Whitworth, PhD, and Elaine Symanski, PhD, at Baylor College of Medicine, received funding from the National Institutes of Health as part of the Environmental influences…


Research aims to reduce alcohol-exposed pregnancies

Angela Stotts, PhD, professor and vice chair for research in the Department of Family and Community Medicine, received a 5-year subaward from the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism via New York University to lead a groundbreaking study on…


Shah to present Withers Lectureship

Nipa R. Shah, MD, FAAFP, professor and chair of the Department of Community Health and Family Medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville, will present the Department of Family and Community Medicine‘s 2023 Henry W. Withers…


Patz to present Nixon Lecture

The Department of Family and Community Medicine will host the Sam & Elizabeth Nixon Lectureship in Family Medicine, Nov. 2 in MSB 2.135 and via Cisco Webex. The keynote speaker for the lectureship is Jonathan A. Patz, MD, MPH, Vilas…


Withers Lectureship features Casey Crump, MD, PhD

Casey Crump, MD, PhD, professor of family medicine & community health and population health science and policy at Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, will present the 2022 Henry W. Withers Lectureship in Family Medicine, Wednesday, July 13. Crump…


Applications open for 2022 Pruessner Scholarship

The Harris County Academy of Family Physicians is accepting applications for the Harold T. Pruessner, MD, Medical Student Scholarship. The deadline is May 20. Applicants must be a third-year medical student in good standing, have a strong interest in practicing…


Goldstein selected for New Faculty Scholar Award

The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Foundation (STFM) announced Shira Goldstein, MD, assistant professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine as one of 17 recipients for its 2022 New Faculty Scholar Award. “As a junior faculty member,…


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