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


September 11, 2020

Rebecca Lunstroth receives faculty promotion

Congratulations are in order for Rebecca Lunstroth, JD, MA, who was recently promoted to the rank of Associate Professor. Lunstroth oversees the required curriculum of the McGovern Center and serves as the Center’s Associate Director. She is also leading the…


September 1, 2020

McGovern Center welcomes new fellow, celebrates faculty accomplishments

The McGovern Center is pleased to share a few exciting updates. Mary E. Kollmer Horton, MPH, MA, has joined the Center as Predoctoral Fellow. Kollmer Horton has over 20 years of experience working with students on professional development and scholarship…


August 31, 2020

Schweitzer Fellowship hosts Celebration of Service

The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship recently hosted its (virtual) Celebration of Service to honor its graduating fellows. During the service, Anna M. Babin, former President and CEO of the United Way of Greater Houston, was named Humanitarian of the Year, and…


May 15, 2020

Center faculty receive teaching awards

Alongside faculty of McGovern Medical School’s various clinical departments, the McGovern Center’s Nathan Carlin, PhD, and Rebecca Lunstroth, JD, were named winners of the 2020 Dean’s Teaching Excellence Awards. Congratulations to all the winners! List of awardees


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