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…


April 5, 2022

McGovern students elected to LMSA regional positions

A trio of McGovern Medical School students have been elected by chapter presidents to regional positions for the Latino Medical Student Association Southwest Region at the organization’s 10th Annual Regional Conference March 11-13 in New Orleans. Jose E. Barrera, MS2, was named LMSA Southwest Chief…


March 31, 2022

The Leadership and Academic Medicine Conference brought to you by Building the Next Generation of Academic Physicians (BNGAP).  

The Leadership and Academic Medicine Conference brought to you by Building the Next Generation of Academic Physicians (BNGAP). On March 30th via WebEx, trainees were given the opportunity to engage in interactive discussions and reflections in academic medicine This is…


March 25, 2022

Dr. Lemuel Arnold’s Visit to McGovern

Dr. Lemuel Arnold, a MMS alumnus, visited McGovern Medical School on March 25th. He started an endowment to help the Office of Diversity and Inclusion with programing efforts and provide more education for our McGovern community to become a more…


February 17, 2022

Chen claims inaugural Distinguished Faculty Award in DEI

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion selected Wendy Chen, MD, MS, assistant professor in the Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Division of Pediatric Plastic Surgery, as its inaugural winner of the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Distinguished Faculty Award…


February 17, 2022

Black History Month: African-American Inventor Gallery

In honor of Black History Month, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosted the inaugural African-American Inventor Gallery. McGovern Medical School students, residents, faculty and staff were invited to take a look at the great achievements by Black inventors who…


January 3, 2022

Inside UTHealth- Thank you for sharing your stories: Top 10 reads of 2021

Published: December 22, 2021 by Sarah Kaddour As we close out 2021, we salute students, faculty, and staff who have shared their stories and insights while inspiring us all. Here are the 10 most popular UTHealth Houston internal stories of the year:…


December 13, 2021

Sharrief awarded $3.1M NIH grant to explore telehealth impact on racial disparities for stroke survivors

Published: December 10, 2021 by Caitie Barkley A trial testing whether multidisciplinary telehealth intervention will help improve racial disparities in outcomes for adult stroke survivors will be launched at UTHealth Houston with a $3.1 million grant from the National Institute…


December 9, 2021

McGovern honors four with Women Faculty Forum Awards

(From left to right) Ruth Heidelberger, MD, PhD; Jessica Cardenas, PhD; Angela Heads, PhD; and Rachel Jantea, MD; receive their Women’s Faculty Forum Excellence Awards Dec. 2 in the Fifth Floor Gallery. (Photo by Dwight Andrews/Office of Communications) The Women Faculty…


December 9, 2021

Harris honors Vietnamese legacy at Arts & Resilience

Brandon Tho Harris’ project Mẹ Việt Nam ơi, Chúng Con Vẫn Còn đây (Oh Mother Vietnam, We Are Still Here). (Photo and Art by Brandon Tho Harris)   The McGovern Medical School Center for Humanities and Ethics welcomed Brandon Tho Harris to present the…


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