Mark Vogel

Mark Vogel returns with numbers for Arts & Resilience

Cross-posted from Scoop Performance focuses on the numbers Written by: Roman Petrowski, Office of Communications The McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics' Arts & Resilience...

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Keisha Ray

Keisha Ray featured on radio show about healthcare disparities related to gender and race

The Exchange, a show on New Hampshire Public Radio recently featured Keisha Ray, PhD, during a live broadcast about disparities in healthcare quality and outcomes....

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Michael Bagg

Michael Bagg writes opinion piece on studying gun violence

Michael Bagg recently wrote an opinion piece for the Houston Chronicle. In the piece, Bagg, a student of McGovern Medical School, briefly discusses his role...

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World Doctors Orchestra debuts with Arts and Resilience Program

This month's Arts and Resilience Program featured the World Doctors Orchestra as part of their week-long debut in Houston. Founded in 2008 by conductor and...

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Gun Violence and Physicians blue book discussed in AAMCNews

Since Spring 2018, Gun Violence and Physicians: What You Need to Know has been offered as a blue book elective at McGovern Medical School. Sponsored...

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Timothy Houk

Timothy Houk departs for College of the Sequoias

Postdoctoral research fellow, Timothy Houk, PhD, departs the McGovern Center this month to begin a position in the Department of Philosophy at College of the...

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Year in Review 2018

McGovern Center electives and programs featured in Year in Review

McGovern Medical School's annual Year in Review, At the Epicenter of Trauma, features several offerings of the McGovern Center. "Medical Education: Beyond the Classroom" shares...

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Keisha Ray discusses medical photos and women’s health in recent blog

Keisha Ray, PhD, recently wrote a blog post for the American Journal of Bioethics titled, "Medical Photos, CPR Dolls, and Car Crash Dummies: When Women...

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Timothy Houk

Two papers by Timothy Houk published

Timothy Houk, PhD published recently two papers. The first paper is a coauthored piece entitled, "Marketing the Research Missions of Academic Medical Centers: Why Messages...

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Sparky’s Jazz Express performs for Arts and Resilience

Cross-posted from Scoop Sparky's Jazz Express rocks Webber Plaza Written by: Roman Petrowski, Office of Communications Students, faculty, and staff at McGovern Medical School were...

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Human Ties Spring 2019 issue

Human Ties returns with second issue

Human Ties returns with its second issue, the Spring 2019 Digest. The overarching theme of this issue is "personal narrative" and features reflective pieces by...

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Nathan Carlin

Nathan Carlin launches Life and Work

Developed by Nathan Carlin, PhD, "Life and Work" is a podcast-like series in which Carlin interviews intellectuals and writers about the relationship between their personal...

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Rita Charon

Rita Charon leads narrative medicine workshop

Members of McGovern Medical School and other Houston universities were led by Rita Charon, MD, PhD, in a narrative medicine workshop.  The workshop was attended...

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Aperio performs South American music on cello and piano for Arts and Resilience

Cross-posted from Scoop Musicians send audience on listening tour of South America Written by: Darla Brown, Office of Communications Music from Brazil and Argentina took...

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Anson Koshy

Anson Koshy featured on Fox 26 News

Anson Koshy, MD, MBE, was interviewed by Fox 26 News anchor Melissa Wilson during the morning newscast on April 24. Koshy shared that delays in...

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Keisha Ray

Blog post by Keisha Ray focuses on anti-fat bias

Reflecting on personal experience, Keisha Ray, PhD, authored a blog post on Bioethics.net about fat bias titled, "Going to the Doctor While Fat." Ray describes...

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Ernesto Vega

Ernesto Vega & Friends entertain with afternoon jazz

Cross-posted from Scoop Ernesto Vega Highlights April's Arts & Resilience Program Written by: Roman Petrowski, Office of Communications Cuban jazz musician Ernesto Vega treated McGovern...

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Nathan Carlin

Nathan Carlin to host conference on doctor-writers

Led by Nathan Carlin, PhD, a small conference to feature papers by 10-15 scholars on doctor-writers is in the works. During the three-day conference in...

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Angela Polczynski publishes first-author paper with Cathy Rozmus and Nathan Carlin

Angela Polczynski, MBA, Cathy Rozmus, PhD, RN, and Nathan Carlin, PhD published recently a paper entitled, "Beyond Silos: An Interprofessional, Campus-Wide Ethics Education Program." The...

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Austin Wang performs for humanities course project

Humanistic Elements of Medicine is a fourth-year elective offered by the McGovern Center. By the end of the course, students complete final projects which may...

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Anson Koshy

Anson Koshy interviewed about sleep in children with autism spectrum disorder

Ahead of World Autism Day on April 2, a piece by Jackson A. Thomas of Community Health Magazine shared details of a recent study of...

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Keisha Ray

Keisha Ray named associate editor of AJOB blog

Keisha Ray, PhD, is a frequent contributor to the Bioethics.net blog, hosted by the American Journal of Bioethics. This month Ray was invited to become...

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Piece by Michael Lehner published in Texas Heart Institute Journal

Fourth-year medical student and medical humanities program member Michael Lehner published recently in the Texas Heart Institute Journal. The piece is titled "Chicken-Fried Steak Changed...

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Ryan Cassidy

Medical humanities student Ryan Cassidy publishes first-author paper

Ryan Cassidy is an MD/PhD student of the McGovern Medical School and the MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and is a member...

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McGovern Center seeks postdoctoral fellow to start September 1

The McGovern Center is hiring a postdoctoral research fellow for its fellowship program in humanities and ethics in healthcare. The fellowship is two years and...

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Laurie Meister

Laurie Meister plays harp for Arts and Resilience

Cross-posted from Scoop Arts & Resilience features Laurie Meister and the Harp Written by: Roman Petrowski, Office of Communications The McGovern Center for Humanities &...

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Sylvia Villarreal

Sylvia Villarreal’s poetry prize win featured in Scoop

Cross-posted from Scoop Sylvia Villarreal, MEd, MPH, project manager of the Sacred Vocation Program at McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics, is the winner of...

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Behind the Smile returns for storytelling in dentistry

Whitney Vrazel and Shelly Patel, DDS, developed "Behind the Smile" in 2018, hosting the first storytelling session on November 14. Vrazel is a fourth-year dental...

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Christine Wieseler

Christine Weiseler co-authors piece about accessibility and care for patients with disabilities

Christine Wieseler, PhD co-authored recently, "Improving Accessibility and Quality of Care for Patients with Disabilities" with Joel Michael Reynolds, PhD. The paper appears in the...

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Nathan Carlin flocked in honor of March of Dimes

Nathan Carlin, PhD entered his office to a surprising burst of pink flamingo this morning. In honor of the March of Dimes, Center colleagues Alma...

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Gun Violence and Physicians blue book highlighted in campus story

Led by medical students Michael Bagg and Marina Ibraheim, Gun Violence and Physicians is a blue book elective series offered to students of McGovern Medical...

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Sylvia Villarreal

Sylvia Villarreal wins annual poetry prize

Sylvia Villarreal, MEd, MPH, was recently named the winner of the 2018 Annals of Internal Medicine Poetry Prize.  Each year, one poem published during the year...

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Personal narrative published in medical humanities journal

Jonathan Xian, MD, published recently a personal narrative with Hektoen International, a medical humanities journal. The piece, "Lost in Translation," appears in the Winter 2019...

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Keisha Ray

New blog post by Keisha Ray focuses on aging

"BioethicsTV: #OneDayAtATime and Our Aging Family Members" is the title of a recent blog post authored by Keisha Ray, PhD. In the post, Ray discusses...

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Kathrine McGovern joins McGovern Day celebration

February 18 was McGovern Day at McGovern Medical School, marking three years since the transformational gift was made by the John P. McGovern Foundation. The...

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Recent commentary by Keisha Ray appears in AJOB

Keisha Ray, PhD, wrote recently a commentary in response to an article about intersectionality in clinical medicine. Ray's commentary is titled, "Intersectionality and Power Imbalances...

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Opera dazzles through Arts and Resilience Program

Cross-posted from Scoop Houston Grand Opera Highlights Arts & Resilience Program Written by: Roman Petrowski, Office of Communications Members of the Houston Grand Opera (HGO)...

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Thomas Cole

Thomas Cole gives keynote at gerontological society scientific meeting

The 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) featured Center director, Thomas Cole, PhD, in giving the keynote address. The meeting...

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TMC News covers History of Medicine series

A February 13 news piece by Shanley Pierce of TMC News discusses the History of Medicine series, a blue book elective at McGovern Medical School...

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New program in Medical Humanities a collaboration between Rice and McGovern

An agreement between Rice University and UTHealth will give Rice students the opportunity to explore the medical humanities through offerings of the McGovern Center for...

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Keisha Ray

Keisha Ray returns as Assistant Professor

Keisha Ray, PhD, joins the McGovern Center faculty this month as Assistant Professor. Ray was previously an assistant professor of philosophy at Texas State University...

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Erin Foster

Erin Foster and Ilya Janos perform traditional Middle Eastern music

Co-sponsored by the Dean's Office and McGovern Center, the Arts and Resilience Program featured recently Erin Foster, a musician of the Qanun, and Ilya Janos...

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Bryant Boutwell to present on Duke biography

Bryant Boutwell, DrPH, is the former Professor of Oslerian Medicine and was a faculty member of the McGovern Center until his retirement from UTHealth. Boutwell...

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Rebecca Lunstroth discusses whether more medical knowledge is better

Rebecca Lunstroth, JD, authored recently a piece titled, "Is More Medical Knowledge Always Better?" as part of the Scientists in Synagogues project of Sinai and...

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Houston Public Media quotes local medical ethics experts

PBS affiliate, Houston Public Media published recently a news piece about the recent report of two professors—one affiliated with Rice University and the other with...

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Rebecca Lunstroth comments on gene-editing technology

The McGovern Center's associate director and assistant professor, Rebecca Lunstroth, JD, was quoted by local CBS affiliate, KHOU 11. Lunstroth's comments explain the ethical and...

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Guitarist Alejandro Montiel performs for Arts and Resilience

Cross-posted from Scoop Montiel strums for students at Arts & Resilience Written by: Jonathan Garris, Office of Communications Students, faculty, and staff at McGovern Medical...

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Nathan Carlin presented at University of Houston-Downtown

As part of the University of Houston-Downtown's Natural Science Intervention Series, the Department of History, Humanities and Languages welcomed Nathan Carlin, PhD, on Friday, November...

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Teaching Health Humanities to be released in early 2019

Co-edited alongside Olivia Banner, PhD, assistant professor at the University of Texas at Dallas, Nathan Carlin, PhD, and Thomas Cole, PhD, will see Teaching Health...

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Forthcoming book from Nathan Carlin

In early 2019, Nathan Carlin, PhD, will have a book released. The book is Pastoral Aesthetics: A Theological Perspective on Principlist Bioethics, and serves as...

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Human Ties Digest featured in Scoop

Cross-posted from Scoop Humanities find new outlet in Human Ties Digest Written by: Jonathan Garris, Office of Communications The McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics...

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Thomas Cole

Thomas Cole to give keynote at Gerontological Society meeting

The annual scientific meeting of The Gerontological Society of America will feature Thomas Cole, PhD, as the keynote speaker. Cole has written about aging in...

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The accordion takes center stage at Arts and Resilience

For the second time, Roberto Rodriguez and Roger Woods, PhD, presented as part of the Arts and Resilience Program. Rodriguez is an acclaimed accordionist and...

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First issue of Human Ties Digest released

The McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics has launched the inaugural edition of Human Ties. This online creative space serves to engage and support its...

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Humanities in Film series covered in Scoop

Humanities in Film is a blue book elective course offered to students of McGovern Medical School and sponsored by the McGovern Center. The elective is...

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Mark Vogel returns for Arts and Resilience Program

Music conductor, director, and pianist Mark Vogel dazzled again the McGovern Medical School community for the inaugural presentation of the 2018-2019 Arts & Resilience Program...

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Poverty Simulation mentioned in U.S. News & World Report

A recent U.S. News & World Report article, "How Medical Schools Try to Help Doctors Understand Patients in Poverty," discusses medical school programs designed to...

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Timothy Houk

McGovern Center welcomes new postdoctoral fellow

Every two years the McGovern Center welcomes a new member as part of the Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in medical humanities and bioethics. This year, we...

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ABC 13 story quotes Rebecca Lunstroth

Local news station ABC 13 covered recent news about the firing of a nurse employed by Texas Children's Hospital. The nurse's termination resulted from social...

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Anson Koshy interviewed by WebMD

WebMD's Camille Noe Pagán published an article in mid-July in which Anson Koshy, MD, MBE, was interviewed. In the piece, "Is It Immaturity or ADHD?"...

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Woods Nash

Article in The Atlantic references Woods Nash

Sam Kean, writer for The Atlantic, published this week, "Why Doctors Should Read Fiction." Much of Kean's article rests on arguments presented by Woods Nash,...

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Medical students learn about poverty in simulation

The Houston Chronicle's Jenny Deam wrote about the Poverty Simulation led by the McGovern Center's associate director, Rebecca Lunstroth, JD. During the simulation, third-year medical...

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Year in Review 2017

Center programs featured in 2017 Year in Review

McGovern Medical School published recently Finding the Silver Lining: After the Storm to chronicle the 2017 year in review. Perhaps the biggest story of the...

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Rebecca Lunstroth presents at annual bioethics education consortium

Rebecca Lunstroth, JD, traveled recently to Paris, France, where she presented at the annual Cambridge Consortium for Bioethics Education. The meeting, held from July 4-6,...

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Medical Humanities students receive Albert Schweitzer Fellowships

Rising fourth-year medical students Brina Bui and Stephanie Ihezie were named recently as Albert Schweitzer Fellows alongside three of their peers. Bui and Ihezie are...

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Project by dental student in humanities program receives national recognition

Anacristina Chapa, DonBosco Dan, and Tyler Nguyen received recognition for their video project by the National Academy of Medicine. Chapa is also a member of...

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Unique program helps medical residents remember their calling

The Sacred Vocation Program appears in the May 2018 issue of Out in Front: Healthy Aging, a donor publication created by UTHealth. The program is...

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Molly Glentzer

Molly Glentzer talks Houston arts scene at Arts & Resilience

For the final session of Arts & Resilience, Molly Glentzer of the Houston Chronicle talked about the arts scene in Houston. Glentzer is a senior...

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Rebecca Lunstroth brings Community Action Poverty Simulation to McGovern Medical School

On June 6, 8, and 13, rising third-year students of McGovern Medical School participated in a Community Action Poverty Simulation. The program was brought to...

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Michael Bagg

Medical student authors op ed in Houston Chronicle

In the May 25 issue of the Houston Chronicle, rising second-year medical student Michael Bagg authored an opinion piece titled "Texas Health Experts Can Address...

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Arts & Resilience Program welcomes two Houston-area painters

Houston-area artists Gael Stack and David McGee shared their work as well as their influences with members of the McGovern Medical School community this week....

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Lawrence Lin

Medical Humanities student receives travel award to present at regional meeting

In 2015, Lawrence Lin developed a blue book elective, Sacred Sites of Houston which facilitates students' visiting places of worship and learning about various religions...

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Sandy Frieden

Sandy Frieden teaches “How to Watch a Film”

Sandy Frieden, PhD (University of Houston) presented, "How to Watch a Film," as part of the Arts & Resilience Program. Her talk is discussed in...

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University of Louisville

Christine Wieseler accepts position at University of Louisville

Christine Wieseler, PhD, is the Center's current postdoctoral research fellow. Starting August 2018 semester, Wieseler will start a new position as Visiting Assistant Professor in...

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Nathan Carlin coedits special issue of Journal of Religion and Health

The current issue of the Journal of Religion and Health was guest edited by Robert C. Dykstra, PhD and Nathan Carlin, PhD. The special issue...

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Rebecca Lunstroth

Rebecca Lunstroth speaks at educational seminar on aging

The Hope and Healing Center & Institute hosts a variety of educational seminars and programs in Houston. One series focuses on issues related to aging,...

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Anson Koshy

Fox 26 health segment features Anson Koshy

World Autism Month is a month-long initiative of Autism Speaks that occurs each April. On April 2, the United Nations-sanctioned World Autism Day, Anson Koshy,...

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Sylvia Villarreal

Poem by Sylvia Villarreal appears in Annals of Internal Medicine

In addition to her work as program manager of the Sacred Vocation Program, Sylvia Villarreal, MEd, MPH, is a poet. Villarreal's poem, "Provisions" was published...

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Perspectives in Biology and Medicine issue

Thomas Cole and Ben Saxton publish essay on challenges of the Fourth Age

Thomas Cole, PhD, and Ben Saxton, PhD, co-authored a paper on the challenges men face as they approach the Fourth Age—a reference to post-retirement age....

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‘Orchestra in a Box’ explored through Arts and Resilience

Thus far, the Arts and Resilience Program has welcomed a physician-poet, music conductor, playwright, actors, and an opera singer showcasing the connections among arts, humanities,...

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Christine Wieseler

Christine Wieseler interviewed for Dialogues on Disability

Shelley L. Tremain, PhD, is a professional philosopher, author of books including Foucault and Feminist Philosophy of Disability, and blog coordinator and contributor to Discrimination...

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Application deadline extended for postdoctoral fellowship

The McGovern Center is offering one postdoctoral fellowship in humanities and ethics in healthcare. The fellowship begins September 1 and, recently, the deadline for submissions...

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Alejandro Chaoul

Alejandro Chaoul’s forthcoming book due out in July

Tibetan Yoga for Health & Well-being: The Science and Practice of Healing Your Body, Energy, and Mind is the title of a forthcoming book written...

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KTRH Radio anchor to interview Nathan Carlin

KTRH Radio 740 AM will feature an interview with news anchor Scott Crowder and Nathan Carlin, PhD. The segment derives from a recent New York...

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Alicia Gianni

Arts & Resilience features singer Alicia Gianni

The featured guest for this month's Arts & Resilience Program was Alicia Gianni, a trained opera singer, jazz artist, and singer/songwriter. Ms. Gianni's performance was...

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Anson Koshy

Newsletter features piece coauthored by Anson Koshy

The Fall 2017 issue of NRC Newsletter, the newsletter for the UTHealth Neuroscience Research Center, recently featured a piece coauthored by Anson Koshy, MD, MBE,...

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Journal of Medical Humanities

Woods Nash edits special issue of Journal of Medical Humanities

Woods Nash, PhD, will serve as guest editor for a special issue of the Journal of Medical Humanities on the theme of "Imagining Contexts for...

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David Savage

David Savage publishes story from Hurricane Harvey

David Savage is an MD/PhD student at McGovern Medical School where he also participates in the Center's Medical Humanities and Ethics Scholarly Concentration. Savage recently...

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Nathan Carlin

Nathan Carlin to participate in funded project with the Association for Theological Schools

The Lilly Endowment for the Association of Theological Schools is funding a project to study educational models and practices in theological education. The study group...

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Postdoctoral research fellowship available starting September 1

The McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics is hiring for a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Humanities and Ethics in Healthcare. The fellowship is a two-year...

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AJOB issue

Rebecca Lunstroth publishes clinical ethics case analysis in AJOB

Associate director and assistant professor, Rebecca Lunstroth, JD, MA, published recently a clinical ethics case analysis with coauthor, Rhashedah Ekeoduru, MD. Ekeoduru is an assistant...

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Master Educators inductees 2017

Rebecca Lunstroth inducted into Academy of Master Educators

Rebecca Lunstroth, JD, MA, was inducted recently into the Academy of Master Educators at the organization's 8th induction ceremony held on November 9, 2017. Lunstroth...

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Wondergirl performance for Arts & Resilience covered in Scoop

The December session of Arts and Resilience was held on Wednesday, December 13. The program featured local actors in a reading of Ruddy Cravens's play,...

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Jane Weiner

Arts & Resilience guest, Jane Weiner, featured in Scoop

The Arts & Resilience Program continued on Wednesday, November 15, with special guest, Jane Weiner. Weiner is a professional dancer and the founder, CEO, and...

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Alina Bennett

McGovern Center postdoctoral fellow to take position at Kaiser

Postdoctoral research fellow Alina Bennett, PhD will depart from the McGovern Center this month to take a new position with Kaiser Permanente. Bennett will serve...

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Sacred Sites of Houston elective session

Sacred Sites of Houston elective series featured in campus publications

Sacred Sites of Houston is a student-led extracurricular, or blue book, elective that began in Spring 2016. The elective is comprised of sessions in which...

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Thomas Cole

Thomas Cole presented at ASBH meeting in Kansas City

This year's annual meeting of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH) was held from October 19-22 in Kansas City, MO. McGovern Center director...

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Sylvia Villarreal

“All Clear,” a poem by Sylvia Villarreal published

Sylvia Villarreal, MEd, MPH, published recently her poem, "All Clear" in the Journal of Medical Humanities. The poem can be read online. Villarreal is the...

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McGovern Center seeking new faculty member

The McGovern Center is hiring for a faculty position with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2018. The new faculty member will devote their...

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Mark Vogel

Arts & Resilience Program welcomes music conductor and pianist

The Arts and Resilience Program has continued to bring the arts to McGovern Medical School. October's guest was Mark Vogel, MMus, who presented "The Physics...

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Keisha Ray named featured alumni speaker for Baylor Homecoming 2017

The McGovern Center's former postdoctoral fellow, Keisha Ray, PhD, is the featured alumni speaker for Baylor University's Homecoming event scheduled for October 20. Ray was...

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Keisha Ray

Former McGovern Center postdoc invited as guest speaker for future philosophers

Keisha Ray, PhD, formal postdoctoral fellow of the McGovern Center, has been invited as guest speaker by the Graduate Recruitment of Underrepresented Philosophers (GROUP). The...

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Princeton Theological Seminary

Presentations at Princeton Seminary to be given by Nathan Carlin

The Group for New Directions in Pastoral Theology and Robert Dykstra's class, "Pastor as Person" at Princeton Seminary will welcome Nathan Carlin, PhD, for two...

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Nathan Carlin awarded tenure and chair

Nathan Carlin, PhD, was awarded recently tenure and named the Samuel Karff Chair. Both awards were made official on September 1, 2017. Carlin will speak...

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Fady Joudah

Arts & Resilience series kicks-off with Fady Joudah

The Arts and Resilience Program is a novel collaboration between the Dean's Office of McGovern Medical School and the McGovern Center.  The series was developed...

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Dental students meet for humanities discussion

In collaboration with the UTHealth School of Dentistry, the McGovern Center offers a Clinical Humanities Certificate for dental students. Starting with only a handful of...

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Christine Wieseler

Christine Wieseler to give upcoming talks, has publication accepted

Postdoctoral fellow, Christine Wieseler, PhD, will present at several conferences during the Fall. Wieseler will present at the Gaslighting and Epistemic Injustice Conference in September...

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Nathan Carlin

Nathan Carlin publishes reflection on volunteer work

A recent essay entitled, "Reflections for Clinical Pastoral Education Students in Psychiatric Settings," by Nathan Carlin, PhD, was published online last week and will appear...

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McGovern Center faculty give talks in Paris

Thomas Cole, PhD, and Nathan Carlin, PhD, presented at the beginning of the month in Paris at the 7th Annual Cambridge Consortium for Bioethics Education....

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Claire Clark

Former postdoctoral fellow publishes op-ed, book

Claire D. Clark, PhD, MPH, is a former—and one of the first—postdoctoral research fellows of the McGovern Center. Clark's recent op-ed, "How Sensationalism Compounds the...

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Woods Nash

Latest poem by Woods Nash published

Woods Nash, PhD's poem, "Song for Pollock" was published recently in JAMA. Other poems by Nash have appeared in the Journal of Medical Humanities, Bellevue...

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Hypatia issue

Christine Wieseler’s book review appears online

Hypatia Reviews Online published recently a book review of Havi Carel's Phenomenology of Illness by Christine Wiesler, PhD. Wieseler notes, "Phenomenology of Illness makes a...

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Thomas Cole

Book review by Thomas Cole to appear in Cambridge Quarterly

Thomas Cole, PhD, wrote recently a book review of Chris Willmott and Salvador Macip's Where Science and Ethics Meet: Dilemmas at the Frontiers of Medicine...

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Rebecca Lunstroth

Rebecca Lunstroth wins Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award

On May 2, winners of the annual McGovern Medical School Dean's Teaching Excellence Award were honored. Among this year's recipients is the Center associate director...

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Graduate of 2017

Graduates of 2017 honored at annual banquet

On the evening of May 11, the McGovern Center's Medical Humanities Scholarly Concentration celebrated another graduating class. Program Director, Nathan Carlin, PhD, was joined by...

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Thomas Cole

Thomas Cole delivers keynote and presentations at society meetings

Thomas Cole, PhD, delivered recently a keynote address and participated in a plenary session for two society meetings on gerontology and aging. First, the Montana...

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Community Empowerment Be the Solution Signature Series

Thomas Cole to participate in Community Empowerment screening and panel

Filmmaker and Center Director, Thomas Cole, PhD, will have his film The Strange Demise of Jim Crow screened at the "Be the Solution: Empowerment Film...

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Health Humanities Conference Program

McGovern Center hosts annual conference

The 6th Health Humanities Consortium was recently held at Marriott at the Texas Medical Center from Thursday, March 9 through Saturday, March 11. Nathan Carlin,...

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Jurisprudence students of 2017

MSIV students participate in mock trial for Medical Jurisprudence

Each year, McGovern Center associate director and faculty member Rebecca Lunstroth, JD, MA, coordinates a special activity for MSIV students on medical jurisprudence. This year's...

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Mini-grant recipients to present at annual scientific meeting

In 2012 and 2013, nine research projects were funded under a mini-grants program of the McGovern Center's Campus-Wide Ethics Program. One of these studies, "Ethical...

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Master Educators inductees 2016

Academy of Master Educators inducts Thomas Cole

Earlier this month Thomas Cole, PhD, was among 12 new inductees at the 7th Academy of Master Educators (AME) ceremony. Cole is the founding and...

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Christine Wieseler

Christine Wieseler gives multiple presentations in October

During October, Christine Wieseler, PhD, presented at several conferences. Dr. Wieseler's presentations included: "Material Anonymity and Phenomenology: A Critique of Merleau-Ponty and Some of His...

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Health Humanities Consortium to be hosted by the Center

The 2017 Health Humanities Consortium is coming to Houston from March 9-11 and will be hosted and planned by the McGovern Center. The meeting theme...

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Novel of a Short-Sighted Adolescent

Book review by Bryan Rennie quotes Nathan Carlin

A recent review by Bryan Rennie in the Los Angeles Review of Books references Nathan Carlin, PhD. In the piece, Rennie reviews a translated book...

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Poem recently published by adjunct faculty member, Woods Nash

"Sovereign and Severe," a poem by Woods Nash, PhD, was published online recently in Intima: A Journal of Narrative Medicine.

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Paper about Sacred Vocation Program published

The Sacred Vocation Program first began around 2008 as an initiative focused on helping healthcare professionals deal with stress and burnout. The program has since...

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Academic Medicine issue

Photo commentary by Woods Nash published

Woods Nash, PhD's commentary on a photo of Eastern State Hospital, located in Knoxville, TN, was published in the October issue of Academic Medicine. The...

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Book review by Woods Nash published recently

A review of Grit, Gravity & Grace: New Poems about Medicine and Healthcare (2015) by Woods Nash, PhD, appears online in the December 2016 issue...

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Vanderbilt University

Nathan Carlin invited to speak to graduate students of religion

Nathan Carlin, PhD, received an invitation to speak as a guest lecturer in the Program of Theology and Practice at Vanderbilt University's Graduate Department of...

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JAMA

Poem by Woods Nash published recently in JAMA

The poem, "arbor bronchialis: Anatomy in a Medical School Courtyard," by Woods Nash, PhD, was published recently by the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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Keisha Ray

Keisha Ray’s recent work published in AJOB

Keisha Ray, PhD, made recent contributions to the American Journal of Bioethics. Her article, "Not Just 'Study Drugs' for the Rich: Stimulants as Moral Tools...

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JAMA

JAMA publishes poem by Woods Nash

Woods Nash, PhD's poem, "Fertility Consultation," appears in the March 22/29, 2016, issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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Jurisprudence students

MSIV students stage mock trial to learn about jurisprudence

How do fourth-year McGovern Medical School students learn about Texas jurisprudence? By staging a mock trial, of course. The case explores whether the defendant, Dr....

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BuzzFeed News quotes Keisha Ray

Center postdoctoral fellow, Keisha Ray, PhD, was quoted recently in a BuzzFeed News story by reporter Dan Vergano. The piece dives into eugenics and, in...

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Keisha Ray

Keisha Ray interviewed about end-of-life care and African Americans

Keisha Ray, PhD, was interviewed recently by Life Matters Media, a Chicago-based newsgroup, on the subject of end of life care and African Americans. The...

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Collin Mulcahy and Woods Nash publish in JGIM

"Lessons Medical School Is Missing" is a short essay by Collin Mulcahy, a fourth-year McGovern Medical School student, and Woods Nash, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow...

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Postdoctoral fellow, Keisha Ray accepts faculty position

Keisha Ray, PhD, joined the McGovern Center in September 2015 as a postdoctoral research fellow. Ray accepted recently a position as Assistant Professor in the...

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Student Projects

Medical Humanities students present at poster session

Each year, the Scholarly Concentrations Program sponsors a Poster Session and Luncheon for fourth-year medical students who will graduate with a special designation in one...

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McGovern Center faculty and staff present at conferences

Several members of the McGovern Center presented at conferences held in February and March. During this year's UT System Innovations in Health Science Education Conference,...

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Oxford University Press extends book contract to Nathan Carlin and Thomas Cole

Nathan Carlin, PhD, and Thomas Cole, PhD, received a contract from Oxford University Press to produce a coedited volume titled Teaching Health Humanities. They will...

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Nathan Carlin to serve as Board Member for journal

Nathan Carlin, PhD, has accepted the invitation to become a Board Member of Pastoral Psychology, one of the oldest journals dedicated to the fields of...

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Mimi Swartz

Mimi Swartz to speak at Annual John P. McGovern Banquet

This year's iteration of the History of Medicine blue book elective series has explored the theme of "Living History: Made at the Texas Medical Center."...

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Humanities Holiday Reception

Medical Humanities Scholarly Concentration hosts holiday reception

On December 16, the McGovern Center hosted its annual Holiday Reception for students of the Medical Humanities Scholarly Concentration. As the Fall semester comes to...

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Interface-Samaritan Counseling Centers

Interface-Samaritan Counseling Center appoints Nathan Carlin to board

Nathan Carlin, PhD, was appointed recently to the Board of Directors of Interface-Samaritan Counseling Center in Houston. The center is a non-profit organization that provides...

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Art of Observation students

Art of Observation featured in UTHealth YouTube video

The McGovern Center offers a variety of blue book, or extracurricular, electives for a number of years. Arguably one of the most popular electives is...

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Conference on Medicine & Religion

Center faculty presentations accepted for Spring conference

Center faculty members Nathan Carlin, PhD, and Rebecca Lunstroth, JD, MA, were accepted to present at the 5th Annual Conference on Medicine and Religion. The...

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Thomas Cole

Thomas Cole to participate on panel about humanities, medicine, and STEM

Rice University will host a panel discussion on "Humanities, Medicine, and STEM" on Tuesday, December 8, 2015, from 1:30 - 3:00 pm. Thomas Cole, PhD,...

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Postdoctoral fellowship position available with the McGovern Center

The McGovern Center is currently looking for applicants interested in a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in medical humanities and bioethics. The position requires candidates to hold...

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Keisha Ray

Keisha Ray authors blog posts on AJOB

Keisha Ray, PhD, published recently two posts on Bioethics.net, the blog site of the American Journal of Bioethics. Dr. Ray posted "Should My Mentors Look...

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Nathan Carlin

Westminster College to give Nathan Carlin alumni award

Nathan Carlin, PhD, has accepted the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Lecturer Award from Westminster College. Carlin graduated from the college, located in New Wilmington, PA, in...

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The Cormac McCarthy Journal

Woods Nash publishes in The Cormac McCarthy Journal

Woods Nash, PhD's paper, "News Madder Yet: Sources and Significance of Cormac McCarthy’s Portrayals of a State Psychiatric Hospital in Child of God and Suttree,"...

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The Brewsters

McGovern Center members publish article about The Brewsters

The Brewsters is an e-book and interprofessional ethics education initiative at UTHealth, presenting concepts of clinical ethics, professionalism, and research ethics to incoming students campus-wide....

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ASBH

McGovern Center involved in national conference

The 17th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH) was held in Houston from October 22-25, 2015, and McGovern Center faculty...

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Thomas Cole

Pathography by Thomas Cole published in Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics

"My Left Hip" is the title of the pathography written by Thomas Cole, PhD, that appears in the October 2015 issue of the Cambridge Quarterly...

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In-Training

Jon Wolfshohl published in online magazine

in-Training is a peer-edited online magazine for medical students that publishes content contributed by medical students worldwide. Jon Wolfshohl's piece, "Seeing Text Come to Life:...

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Woods Nash

Poem by Woods Nash published in JAMA

Woods Nash, PhD's poem, "Paul, Sent by the Super," appears in the October 6, 2015, issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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Medical Humanities student publishes reflection piece

MSIV student, Enstin Ye recently published a reflection of an encounter with a patient titled "When Compassionate Care Isn't Truly Compassionate." The piece was published...

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Climate Change

McGovern Center sponsors new blue book electives

Each year, the McGovern Center sponsors a variety of extracurricular electives throughout the academic year. In addition to usual offerings, such as Art of Observation...

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Sylvia Villarreal

Sylvia Villarreal publishes poem in JAMA

"Coming Clean for Your Birthday," a poem by Sylvia Villarreal, MEd, MPH, was published in the August 11, 2015, issue of JAMA. Villarreal facilitates and...

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Inprint

Woods Nash to co-teach Inprint writing workshop

Alongside University of Houston poet Martha Serpas, PhD, Woods Nash, PhD, will lead a workshop for healthcare professionals and domestic caregivers interested in writing about...

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JAMA

Woods Nash’s poem published in JAMA

Woods Nash, PhD's poem, "Landscape with Transplanted Beasts," appeared in the July 14, 2015, issue of JAMA.

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Nathan Carlin

Nathan Carlin presents paper at Cambridge Consortium for Bioethics Education

Nathan Carlin, PhD, presented recently at the Cambridge Consortium for Bioethics Education, sponsored by Cambridge University Press. He presented a paper titled "Voice of Illness,"...

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The Plague

Woods Nash to edit book on Camus’s The Plague

Woods Nash, PhD, has received a contract to edit Albert Camus's The Plague: Lessons for Medicine. A novel published in 1947, The Plague is often...

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Thomas Cole presents at inaugural meeting of NANAS

The North American Network of Aging Studies (NANAS) held recently its inaugural conference from May 19-22 at Miami University in Oxford, OH. Thomas Cole, PhD,...

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Journal of Medical Humanities

Poems and commentaries by Woods Nash published

Woods Nash, PhD, published recently three poems—each with a commentary— online in the Journal of Medical Humanities. "Camus at Seventeen: The Arduous Road through Oran"...

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The Gift of Sublimation

Nathan Carlin co-authors forthcoming book

The Gift of Sublimation: A Psychoanalytic Study of Multiple Masculinities is the title of the forthcoming book co-authored by Nathan Carlin, PhD, and Donald Capps,...

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Nathan Carlin and Woods Nash participate in health humanities conference

Nathan Carlin, PhD, and Woods Nash, PhD, participated recently in the 4th Health Humanities Consortium at the Anschutz Medical Campus of the University of Colorado...

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2015 Graduation Banquet

Graduation Banquet hosted for Class of 2015

The Medical Humanities Scholarly Concentration held recently the annual banquet to honor the graduates of the Class of 2015. The banquet was held at Trevisio...

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Bellevue Literary Review

Poem by Woods Nash to be published in Bellevue Literary Review

A poem written by Center postdoctoral fellow, Woods Nash, PhD, will be published by the Bellevue Literary Review. The poem, titled "The Toaster," will appear...

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Nathan Carlin

Nathan Carlin quoted in the Houston Press

Nathan Carlin, PhD, was quoted in an article published recently by the Houston Press. The article, "To Protect Other Patients, Some Doctors Are Showing Those...

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Appalachian Journal

Woods Nash published in JAMA and Appalachian Journal

"The Doctor's Kit," a poem by Woods Nash, PhD, appeared in the March 10, 2015, issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. This...

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Academic Medicine issue

Woods Nash published in Academic Medicine

Postdoctoral fellow, Woods Nash, PhD, authored a commentary that appeared recently in the March 2015 edition of Academic Medicine. Nash commented on "By Small and...

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Thomas Cole quoted in Houston Chronicle

The Houston Chronicle published recently an article exploring Herbert Fred, MD's approach to teaching students to focus on patients. During Fred's weekly grand rounds, he...

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Eugene Boisaubin featured in the media

Eugene Boisaubin featured in the media

Center faculty member, Eugene Boisaubin, MD, was featured recently in popular media. On the subject of genetic modification, Boisaubin offered comments on the United Kingdom's...

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Nathan Carlin

Nathan Carlin offered contract to write a monograph

Nathan Carlin, PhD was offered a contract from Oxford University Press to write a monograph on bioethics and pastoral theology. The book will develop his...

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Woods Nash

Woods Nash published in JAMA, Annals of Internal Medicine, and elsewhere

A poem by Woods Nash, PhD, "The Ponderous Chains of the Past," appeared in the January 20, 2015, issue of JAMA. This is Nash's fourth...

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Monthly Movie Night kicked off in November 2014

The McGovern Center launched a new educational opportunity featuring monthly film screenings. Monthly Movie Night kicked off on Wednesday, November 19, with a screening of...

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Alejandro Chaoul

Tibetan Meditation featured in the Houston Chronicle

Alejandro Chaoul, PhD, leads the Tibetan Meditation program offered to members of the UTHealth community. Recently, the benefits of meditation were featured in the Houston...

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Cambridge Quarterly

Nathan Carlin and Woods Nash published in Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics

Like their office doors in the McGovern Center, articles by Nathan Carlin, PhD and Woods Nash, PhD appear just a few steps from each other...

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Claire Clark

Claire Clark writes blog for Houston Chronicle

Claire Clark, PhD, MPH, is a postdoctoral fellow with the McGovern Center and a dually trained historian and behavioral scientist. Clark is working on a...

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Raymond Greenberg

10th Anniversary kicks-off with Raymond Greenberg

In honor of the McGovern Center's 10th Anniversary, a year full of special events and lectures are planned. Kicking-off the series is Raymond Greenberg, MD,...

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Rebecca Lunstroth

Rebecca Lunstroth visits Baylor University

Rebecca Lunstroth, JD, Assistant Director of the Center, spent time recently with Baylor University’s medical humanities department, which she learned, is the third-most-popular arts and...

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Nathan Carlin

Blog post for The Lancet Student written by Nathan Carlin

Nathan Carlin, PhD authored recently a blog post in the Student Section of The Lancet. The piece discusses the Pathographies of Mental Illness, a fourth-year...

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ASBH

McGovern Center members present at ASBH

Assistant Professor, Nathan Carlin, PhD, attended recently the 16th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH) in San Diego, CA. The...

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Thomas Cole featured on KPFT radio show

Thomas Cole, PhD recently hosted Houston Health Matters: Ebola Q & A on local radio station, KPFT. During the show, Dr. Cole interviewed Joseph McCormick,...

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Welcome Reception hosted for Scholarly Concentration participants

As students return to the classroom in mid-August, the Medical Humanities Scholarly Concentration hosts a Welcome Reception for current and interested first- and second-year students....

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Bryant Boutwell

Bryant Boutwell discusses the importance of medical humanities

A recent talk on the importance of medical humanities was presented by Dr. Bryant Boutwell. The presentation was attended by nearly 200 students and faculty...

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Tenth Anniversary Breakfast

McGovern Center kicks-off 10th Anniversary celebration

In 2004, the McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics was formed to provide meaningful educational opportunities to faculty and students of UTHealth. Since its founding,...

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Osler Society Meeting

Bryant Boutwell gives presentations at Green Templeton and UT Medical School

As Bryant Boutwell, DrPH, looks forward to the release of his upcoming book John P. McGovern, MD: A Lifetime of Stories, he has given recent...

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The Brewsters

The Brewsters faculty development begins for summer

Each semester, entering students of the six schools of UTHealth have the opportunity to meet The Brewsters. The fictional family is the subject of a...

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John P. McGovern, MD: A Lifetime of Stories

Bryant Boutwell releases book on Dr. McGovern

Center faculty member Bryant Boutwell, DrPH, released his latest book, John P. McGovern, MD: A Lifetime of Stories. The book honors longtime friend and colleague...

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Steven Miles

Guest speaker Steven Miles to present lectures on ethics, public health topics

The Program in Interprofessional Ethics (also known as the Campus-Wide Ethics Program) has invited Steven Miles, MD, to present various talks around campus. Miles will...

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The Strange Demise of Jim Crow

Upcoming screening and discussion for The Strange Demise of Jim Crow

The Strange Demise of Jim Crow tells the story of the civil rights movement and desegregation in Houston. The film was created and executive produced...

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Nathan Carlin

Nathan Carlin to present at Medical Speaker Conference

Rice University's Second Annual Medical Speaker Conference will be held on Saturday, February 8 in McMurtry Auditorium in Duncan Hall. The theme for this year's...

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Bryant Boutwell

Bryant Boutwell writes blog about Houston’s medical history

Center faculty member Bryant Boutwell, DrPH, has been busy writing articles and blogs on the subject of Houston's Medical History. Boutwell authors the UTHealth blog...

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Program in Interprofessional Ethics featured in UTHealth News

The Center's Campus-Wide Ethics Program led to the development of a new initiative, the Program in Interprofessional Ethics (PIE). Co-directors Jeffrey Spike, PhD, and Susan...

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Jeffrey Spike quoted in the New York Times

In Fort Worth, TX, a controversial case has unfolded. In November, a young woman, aged 33, collapsed in her home from an apparent blood clot...

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