Tran research wins multiple research awards

Recent research from Thu Tran, DO, neonatal-perinatal fellow, PGY-6, in the Department of Pediatrics, has garnered a pair of awards from the Southern Society for Pediatric Research and the Pediatric Academic Society. Tran was honored with the Southern Society for…


Sandra McKay joins Baker Institute’s new firearm safety program

Sandra McKay, MD, associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, has joined Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy as a nonresident fellow. McKay, whose career as a pediatrician has focused on child health advocacy, will work with the Center for…


Koshy wins Distinguished Faculty Award in Professionalism Education

The McGovern Medical School Office of Professionalism has named Anson Koshy, MD, associate professor in the McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics, and the Department of Pediatrics, as the inaugural winner of the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Distinguished…


Mosquera named chief of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy/Immunology and Sleep Medicine

Mary Aitken, MD, professor and Dan L. Duncan Distinguished University Chair in Pediatrics has named Ricardo Mosquera, MD, as chief of the Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy/Immunology and Sleep Medicine effective Jan. 1, 2022. Mosquera, associate professor of pulmonary medicine,…


Research examines impact of social determinants on stroke

A trial testing whether multidisciplinary telehealth intervention will help improve racial disparities in outcomes for adult stroke survivors will be launched at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston) with a $3.1 million grant from the…


Northrup leads study for Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

Recent research led by Hope Northrup, MD, professor in the Department of Pediatrics, and various other chairs and cochairs from the International TSC Consensus Group, provide updated diagnostic criteria and recommendations for surveillance and management of Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC)…


Escobar named hemophilia physician of the year

Miguel A. Escobar, MD, professor in the Department of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine, is the winner of Physician of the Year 2021 from the National Hemophilia Foundation. Escobar, who also serves as medical director of the Gulf States Hemophilia and…


McGovern joins new NORD Rare Disease Centers of Excellence Network

McGovern Medical School has announced its designation as a NORD Rare Disease Center of Excellence, joining a highly select group of 31 medical centers nationwide as part of an innovative network seeking to expand access, advance care, and research for…


MEG Center publishes five papers in calendar year

Highlighting the work of the Magnetoencephalography (MEG) Center at McGovern Medical School, Michael Funke, MD, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics and director of the MEG Center, and his team have published five papers in various journals over…


Lactation Foundation initiates successful care model during pandemic

New research from The Lactation Foundation at McGovern Medical School and the Department of Pediatrics, on the COVID-19 telehealth lactation care model has been published in Clinical Lactation. The abstract, titled “Patient Satisfaction with a COVID-19 Telehealth Lactation Care Model”…


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