In the Media
Various members of the emergency medicine faculty and residents appear regularly on both local and national television for English and Spanish-speaking TV stations as medical experts providing life-saving information to the general public on a wide range of topics including trauma, pediatrics, toxicology, mass casualty, preventative medicine, cardiac arrest care, and COVID-19.
Dr. Gowri Stevens Shines in KHOU-11’s “Health Matters” Segment
In a recent “Health Matters” segment on KHOU-11, UTHealth Houston Pediatric Emergency Physician Dr. Gowri Stevens, MD demonstrated the life-saving potential of our youngest first responders by learning to perform CPR. Dr. Stevens used our innovative Mobile Simulation Training Unit...
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Dr. Garret Winkler helps shed light on heavy meatal exposure and its correlation with increased Heart Disease in this recent article
UTHealth Houston Emergency Medicine Physician and Medical Toxicologist, Dr. Garret Winkler, MD, was recently mentioned in a healthline.com article titled “Exposure to Heavy Metals Increases Your Heart Disease Risk,” which highlights the significant correlation between chronic exposure to contaminant metals...
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Drs Hilary Fairbrother and Samuel Prater – Firework Safety
Dr. Hilary Fairbrother talked to KPRC-TV Channel 2 and Samuel Prater spoke with FOX 26 News about fireworks safety.
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New Mobile Simulation Training Unit Teaches Lifesaving Skills
New Mobile Simulation Training Unit Teaches Lifesaving Skills
A state-of-the-art mobile simulation training unit designed to enhance high-level adult and pediatric emergency medicine care has arrived at UTHealth Houston. Thanks to a $500,000 donation from the Wyatt Ranches, the Department of Emergency Medicine unveiled the UTHealth Houston Mobile Simulation Training Unit...
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Dr. Bhandari – Learning: The Chapter After Residency
Dr. Salil Bhandari, spoke on the EMRA*Cast about an objective method to maximize continuing education beyond residency. Dr. Bhandari completed his residency in emergency medicine at NYU Langone, Salil has trained hundreds of residents in public speaking, presentation design, and...
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Dr. Samuel Prater -Summer Safety
Dr. Samuel Prater spoke with FOX 26 News about summer safety, including keeping cool and avoiding skin cancer. Watch the video below for more tips and tricks on how to beat the summer heat.
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Dr. Rogg – Leading Teams Under Pressure
Dr. Jonathan Rogg, spoke on the Emergency Mind Podcast about leading teams under pressure, building culture from the ground up, and much more. Dr. Rogg’s extensive background provides an interesting mix of perspectives on leadership and performance. On the micro-level in...
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Dr. Samuel Prater – Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
As temperatures fluctuate, cold weather, and the pursuit to stay warm bring concerns of potential carbon monoxide poisoning. Colorless and odorless carbon monoxide starves the brain of oxygen, leading to brain damage and even death. Dozens of Houston-area residents...
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Emergency Department’s Cardiac Arrest Survivor Unites With Life Saving Samaritans
Gene Velasquez, 55, collapsed while running at Memorial Park in June of last year when he suffered a heart attack and was in cardiac arrest. Mr. Velasquez spent the following five days in a coma. “Gene’s heart stopped. He was...
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Dr. Prater – Trauma During the Pandemic
Dr. Samuel Prater was interviewed by KHOU-11 and ABC-13 about the drastic increase in traumatic injuries during the pandemic. Watch KHOU-11 Video Watch ABC-13 Video
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Dr. Calderon – Pulse Oximeters
Dr. Camila Calderón, spoke to Univision Houston Channel 45 viewers about whether pulse oximeters are recommended for COVID-19 patients to use at home. Dr. Calderón has become a regular on our local Houston Univision channel and we are very proud...
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Dr. McCarthy – COVID Vaccine
Dr. McCarthy, former chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine and current Chief Physician Executive of Memorial Hermann Health System talks about COVID vaccines on KHOU-11. “I think the vaccines are the first step on getting us back to where...
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Dr. Calderon – New COVID Treatment
Dr. Calderon on Univision Houston Channel 45 describes a new clinical trial led by Dr. Bobrow, MD and Dr. Holger Eltzschig, MD, PhD, investigating whether the experimental drug vadadustat can help mitigate acute lung injury in COVID-19 patients. Watch Video
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Dr. Doshi – COVID on PBS News Hour
Dr. Pratik Doshi talks about treating young people with COVID in the ICU on PBS News Hour. Watch Video
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Dr. Bhandari – COVID Surge
Dr. Salil Bhandari talking on CNBC about the rising COVID-19 cases in Houston and the surge plans at the Texas Medical Center. Watch Video
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Dr. Cooper’s Treehouse
Dr. Benjamin Cooper, Associate Residency Program Director, had his own way of coping with the pandemic. Together with his family, he’s been spending rare days of building a treehouse for his two young sons. First, his neighbors spotted the progress...
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Dr. Prater – COVID
Dr. Prater talks about COVID-19 and Memorial Hermann’s response on Great Day Houston. Watch Video
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Dr. Bhandari – CPR
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Dr. Walia – Staying Hydrated
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Dr. James Langabeer – Opioid Epidemic
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Dr. Fairbrother – Alcohol Poisoning
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Dr. Bhandari – Walk With a Doc
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Dr. Mandy J. Hill – HIV research study
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