December 21, 2022

Nathan Carlin among faculty recognized for exemplary service

In this season of gratitude and giving, UTHealth Houston celebrated faculty endowment holders and honored the generous benefactors who created those endowments to propel the university’s mission forward. During a luncheon hosted by Giuseppe N. Colasurdo, MD, UTHealth Houston president…


December 20, 2022

Chris Mackenzie wins inaugural Rebecca Lunstroth Faculty Service Award

The McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics has named Chris Mackenzie, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, as the inaugural winner of the Rebecca Lunstroth Faculty Service Award. The Rebecca Lunstroth Faculty Service Award recognizes…


November 18, 2022

Susan Fenton receives 2021 President’s Scholar Award for teaching

Congratulations to associate faculty and Quality Enhancement Plan team member Susan H. Fenton, PhD, received the 2021 President’s Scholar Award for Teaching. The honor was given by UTHealth Houston President and Alkek-Williams Distinguished Chair, Giuseppe N. Colasurdo, MD, at a…


July 13, 2022

Stephen Linder appointed to Board of Environmental Change and Society

Congratulations to Stephen H. Linder, PhD, professor with the Department of Management, Policy, and Community Health, for his recent appointment to the Board on Environmental Change and Society (BECS) of the National Academy of Sciences. The National Academy of Sciences…


May 5, 2022

Keisha Ray awarded for teaching excellence

Congratulations are in order for Keisha Ray, PhD, who has received the 2022 Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award. Other faculty of McGovern Medical School also received this honor and are listed here.


April 4, 2022

2022 Karff Awards winners selected

The McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics is pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 Karff Chair Awards. These awards are given to graduating seniors at McGovern Medical School and the School of Dentistry at UTHealth Houston. Prizes for…


March 8, 2022

BRIDGE grant awarded to Keisha Ray and Kirsten Ostherr

Keisha Ray, PhD, and Kirsten Ostherr, PhD, MPH, were awarded a grant for their project, “Leveraging Medical Humanities to Eradicate Racial Health Disparities.” The grant comes from BRIDGE—Building Research on Inequality and Diversity to Grow Equity—at Rice University. Congratulations, Drs….


February 3, 2022

Anson Koshy wins Distinguished Faculty Award in Professionalism

The McGovern Medical School Office of Professionalism has named Anson Koshy, MD, associate professor in the McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics, and the Department of Pediatrics, as the inaugural winner of the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Distinguished…


August 5, 2021

Keisha Ray elected to ASBH Nominating Committee

Keisha Ray, PhD, has been elected to serve as a member of the Nominating Committee of the Association for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH). Elections are held annually to fill open positions to serve on the Committee for a two-year term….


May 6, 2021

McGovern Center faculty recognized for teaching excellence

In honor of teaching excellence month at McGovern Medical School, the 2021 winners of the Dean’s Teaching Excellence Awards were announced. McGovern Center faculty members Nathan Carlin, PhD, and Rebecca Lunstroth, JD, MA, were among the winners. List of awardees


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