July 21, 2022

Spector returns for Arts & Resilience

The McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics welcomes back Laura Spector for a summer event of its Arts & Resilience Program, July 28. Spector, a fellow of the New York Foundation for the Arts, will present her workshop Drawing for…


June 10, 2022

Medical Humanities students named Albert Schweitzer Fellows

Congratulations are in order to Miguel Bonilla Moreno, Patricia Marie Guzman, Isabel Kilroy, and Sanjna Tripathy. All four students are members of the Center’s Medical Humanities Scholarly Concentration and were recently named as part of the 2022-2023 class of the…


May 26, 2022

Congratulations to Renee Flores

The McGovern Center congratulates Renee Flores, MD, MHSA, FACP, EdD, for her recent graduation from the University of Houston with a Doctor of Education in Professional Leadership for Health Science Education. Flores completed a doctoral thesis, entitled “Influence of Implementation…


May 16, 2022

Sarah Syed places 3rd at TEACH-S Educational Symposium

The 2022 TEACH-S Educational Symposium, which centered on “The Power of the Learning Environment,” was held on May 12. Presenters gave talks, offered workshops, and shared posters. Sarah Syed, MD, a 2022 McGovern Medical School graduate, placed third in the…


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.


May 4, 2022

Congratulations to Angela Gomez

The McGovern Center extends its congratulations to Angela Gomez, EdD, MBA, MS, who graduated this week with a Master’s of Science in Educational Research from Georgia State University. She pursued the program, offered by the Department of Educational Policy Studies,…


October 27, 2021

Available postdoctoral fellow position with the McGovern Center

The John P. McGovern, M.D., Center for Humanities and Ethics at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston) invites applicants for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship. This position will require the successful candidate…


August 1, 2021

McGovern Center congratulates Angela Gomez

The McGovern Center extends its congratulations to Angela P. Gomez, EdD, MBA, for her recent completion of a Doctor of Education degree in Developmental Education Administration in the Department of Educational Leadership. Dr. Gomez graduated this summer from Sam Houston…


July 28, 2021

Keisha Ray discusses race education in undergraduate dental programs

“Stories and Statistics: Creating Culturally Competent Dentists Using Integrative Race Education in Dental Schools,” is the title of a new article by Keisha Ray, PhD. The article is part of a special issue of eJACD themed around diversity, equity, and…


April 2, 2021

Quality Enhancement Plan contributes to UTHealth’s reaffirmation of accreditation

Following a site visit by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), UTHealth made successful progress toward reaffirming the university’s accreditation. The university’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) titled Healthcare Policy for Health Professionals (HP2), is coordinated…


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