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Call for COVID-19 pandemic art wall submissions

Pandemic Art

The Medical Art Wall Committee is currently accepting COVID-19 pandemic submissions to be featured on the McGovern Medical School Art Wall. The pandemic art exhibit will recognize the creative efforts of staff, faculty, students, and physicians-in-training in an unusual time. In a year that has seen challenges ranging from the pandemic to racial injustice, the […]

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Providing a safe environment for psychiatric patients during pandemic

psychiatric patients

The very heart of inpatient care for psychiatric patients is socialization, group therapy, shared meals, and a standard two people per room. Then COVID-19 hit with the accompanying public health warnings to isolate, socially distance, and wear masks. That sent clinicians and staff from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) moving […]

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Researchers seeking volunteers for COVID-19 vaccine study

COVID-19 vaccine

A Phase III clinical trial to assess if a potential vaccine is effective at preventing symptomatic COVID-19 is now open for enrollment by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) in collaboration with Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center. The study vaccine, AstraZeneca’s AZD1222, has been shown in early-stage human trials to produce a positive immune response. […]

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McGovern Medical School debuts COVID-19 News Page

COVID-19 News

The Office of Communications at McGovern Medical School has debuted a new COVID-19 News Page, a central location for all pandemic related news, events, photos, and more happening around the McGovern community. A visit to the new COVID-19 News page will offer an archive of all COVID-19 related news stories featuring McGovern students, faculty, and […]

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Paying it forward, one mask at a time


When the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States in early 2020, people immediately stepped into action. Whether it was health care professionals on the front lines, researchers in labs looking for cures, or everyday people trying to do their best to help out a neighbor, most people were eager to lend a helping hand. As […]

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