Herbert L. and Margaret W. DuPont Master Clinical Teaching Award: Dia Waguespack, MD

Dia Waguespack, MD, associate professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, is the winner of the 2024 Herbert L. and Margaret W. DuPont Master Clinical Teaching Award. Established in 2001 and made possible by a gift from the DuPonts, the…


UT System awards STARs funding to McGovern

McGovern Medical School received $3.5 million in UT System STARs funding during FY24 in support of 11 faculty members. Established in 2004, the UT System STARs (Science and Technology Acquisition and Retention) program provides funding to help purchase state-of-the-art research…


Medical leadership announced for MH-TMC, Children’s

Seven members of the McGovern Medical School faculty have been named to new medical leadership positions at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital. This new structure was developed to serve the growing inpatient services at McGovern’s primary…


Women in Leadership Seminar highlights individual paths to success

Five distinguished speakers shared their unique journeys and insights into leadership, mentorship, and self-care at the Women in Leadership Seminar series on Thursday, March 21, at the Beth Robertson Auditorium in the Fayez S. and Susan K. Sarofim Research Building….


Swails inducted into Shine Academy

Jennifer Swails, MD, associate professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, has been inducted as a member of the 2024 class of The University of Texas Kenneth I. Shine, MD, Academy of Health Science Education. The award is presented to…


Recruitment open in RISE-UP clinical drug trial for sickle cell anemia

A medication that appeared to stabilize the function and shape of red blood cells in an earlier study for patients with sickle cell disease is now part of a Phase III clinical trial that is open for enrollment at UTHealth…


Panamanian award named in Rios’ honor

In a special ceremony in San José, Costa Rica, Adan Rios, MD, professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, witnessed the awarding of the Adan Rios Abrego Merit Medal Award, named in his honor for over 50 years of professional…


ASHG honors Milewicz with Advocacy Award

The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has named Dianna Milewicz, MD, PhD, professor and President George Bush Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine, as the 2023 recipient of its Advocacy Award. The Advocacy Award is bestowed upon individuals or a group…


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…


Gould to present Dean’s Lecture

K. Lance Gould, MD, professor of cardiology and Martin Bucksbaum Distinguished University Chair in the Department of Internal Medicine, will present the next installment of the 2023 Dean’s Lecture Series, at 4 p.m., Dec. 5 in MSB 3.001. Gould will…


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