June 7, 2022

Congratulations, Dr. Rianon

Nahid Rianon, MBBS, DrPH, associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine and the Joan and Stanford Alexander Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine of the Department of Internal Medicine, has been named the recipient of the 2022 Leonard Tow…


May 20, 2022

Save the Date: Withers Lecture 1-2pm Wednesday July 13 2022

Casey Crump, MD, PhD, the Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, and Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Population Health Science and Policy at Mount Sinai will deliver the 2022 Withers Lecture…


May 5, 2022

2022 Family and Community Medicine Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award Winners

May is designated as teaching excellence month for McGovern Medical School. Congratulations to the 2022 Family and Community Medicine Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award Winners: Michael Altman, MD Pedro Aquino, MD Dominique Balla, MD Shira Goldstein, MD Deepa Iyengar, MD Naveen…


April 28, 2022

Applications closed for 2022 Pruessner Scholarship

2022 Applications for the Pruessner Scholarship are closed. Qualified applicants: Please apply next year. The Harris County Academy of Family Physicians is accepting applications for the Harold T. Pruessner, MD, Medical Student Scholarship. The deadline is May 20. Applicants must be a third-year…


April 28, 2022

Congratulations, Dr. Northrup

The Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco has named Thomas Northrup, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine, as a member of its 2022 Fellowship class.


November 30, 2021

Health Educators Fellowship Program Fellows

November 2022 We are delighted to announce that Dr. Chermaine Tyler and Dr. Elena Zamora have been awarded fellowships. From Dr. Chermaine Tyler: I’m a psychologist working as assistant professor in Family and Community Medicine. In my clinical role, I…


November 30, 2021

Congratulations!!

2022 Pruessner Scholarship winner: Sophie Lin (Baylor College of Medicine) for the $5,000 award and Sarah Weber (UT McGovern) as the runner up for $1,000 award



August 3, 2021

2021 Nixon Lecture


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