October 13, 2022

Celebrating LGBTQ+ History Month

Photos by Dwight Andrews/Office of Communications McGovern Medical School joins the celebration of LGBTQ+ History Month throughout October. UTHealth Houston celebrated National Coming Out Day Oct. 11, by sharing anonymous stories of the UTHealth Houston community. To view these stories,…


October 6, 2022

Meet the 2022 UTHealthLeads McGovern Medical School fellows

Editor’s note: This is one article in a series highlighting the students participating in UTHealthLeads. UTHealthLeads is a one-year student fellowship program to develop future leaders in health care. In the program, UTHealth Houston students learn how to develop self-awareness, increase…


September 28, 2022

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Action: Thy Nguyen, MD

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 Inclusion…


September 22, 2022

Bailando Por Tu Salud

Photos by Dwight Andrews/Office of Communications The Office of Diversity and Inclusion and Latino Medical Student Association hosted Bailando Por Tu Salud: A Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration, Sept. 16 in the 5th Floor Gallery. Participants enjoyed empanadas and learned bachata…


September 13, 2022

McCleary-Gaddy named DEI Champion

The National Diversity Council has named Asia McCleary-Gaddy, PhD, director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and assistant professor in the Louis A. Faillace Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, as the winner of its DEI Champions Award. The DEI Champions Award honors professionals who…


August 17, 2022

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Action: Omonele Nwokolo, MD

The August edition of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Action features Omonele Nwokolo, MD. (Graphic by Omar Aguado/Office of Communications) Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion in Action is a monthly column which aims to highlight the important work of each of McGovern…


June 29, 2022

UTHealth Houston celebrates at 2022 Pride Parade

UTHealth Houston shows its pride at Houston’s 2022 Pride Parade on Saturday, June 25, in downtown Houston. View the Flickr album for all the highlights of the parade. UT Police at Houston provided a large vehicle and supported the UTHealth Houston community…


June 29, 2022

Cool Off With Pride 2022

McGovern Medical School and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion celebrate Pride Month with a Cool Off with Pride event, June 8 in the Leather Lounge. Ice cream, popcorn, and rainbow masks were available for those in attendance. Click here…


June 21, 2022

Juneteenth 2022

Photos by Dwight Andrews/Office of Communications and Renee Flores The McGovern Medical School Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosts a Juneteenth Celebration, June 17 in the Leather Lounge. On June 19, 1865, freedom finally came to Texas when 2,000 Union…


May 10, 2022

2021-2022 HCC Finale

Health Careers Collaborative (HCC) What is it: HCC is an afterschool program. The objective  is to foster and encourage those who may want to pursue a career in the health professions. It will provide an outlet for high school students…


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