Hardwicke receives state award for excellence

Robin L. Hardwicke, PhD, FNP-C, HIV medicine provider with UT Physicians and professor of internal medicine, is the 2023 recipient of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) State Award for Excellence in Texas. For her excellence in clinical practice…


Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program receives ACGME accreditation

UTHealth Houston has received ACGME accreditation for a new Clinical Informatic Fellowship Program, to be housed within McGovern Medical School’s Department of Internal Medicine. “We are excited to be approved by the ACGME,” said Elmer Bernstam, MD. “This fellowship brings…


Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Action: Omowunmi Aibana, MD, MPH

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Action is a monthly column that aims to highlight the important work of each of McGovern Medical School’s Vice Chairs for Diversity and Inclusion. Beginning in 2020, the role of Vice Chair for Diversity and…


Narula to present Willerson Lecture Nov. 3

The James T. Willerson Annual Endowed Lecture returns to an in-person format at noon Thursday, Nov. 3, in MSB 2.006. The lecture will be held in person for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2022…


Holmes to serve as vice president of community engagement

Holly Holmes, MD, MS, a renowned geriatrician passionate about eldercare, has been named vice president of community engagement for UTHealth Houston. Holmes grew up with the matriarch of the family — her grandmother — an experience that shaped the direction of her career. “Living…


Milewicz research posted in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology

A new study shows targeting a protein in smooth muscle cells can block and decrease buildup of atherosclerotic plaque in pre-clinical models, according to researchers with UTHealth Houston. The study was published in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology. Atherosclerosis is a common condition…


Ibrahim joins as transplant nephrology leader

Richard Andrassy, MD, chair of the Department of Surgery, has announced Hassan Ibrahim, MD, MS as the new leader of transplant nephrology. A recognized national and international leader in kidney transplantation research and clinical service, Ibrahim recently joined McGovern Medical…


Geriatric Medication Safety Symposium set for April 7-8

The McGovern Medical School Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine and the University of Houston College of Pharmacy’s Department of Pharmaceutical Health Outcomes and Policy will co-host the Geriatric Medication Safety Symposium 2022 April 7-8 at the Denton A. Cooley,…


Dyer, Burnett honored for lifelong contributions combatting elder mistreatment

Jason Burnett, PhD, and the late Carmel Bitondo Dyer, MD, were recognized nationally for their contributions to the field of elder mistreatment and Adult Protective Services practice by the National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA). Burnett is co-director of the Texas Elder Abuse…


32nd annual Preventive Cardiology Forum set for Feb. 5

Physicians, nurses, dietitians, caregivers, and other health care professionals with an interest in cardiovascular disease prevention are invited to attend the 32nd annual Preventive Cardiology Forum, Saturday, Feb. 5 via Cisco Webex. Directed by Francisco Fuentes, MD, professor in the…


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