May 4, 2022

Congratulations to Angela Gomez

The McGovern Center extends its congratulations to Angela Gomez, MBA, MS, EdD, 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,…


March 24, 2022

Rebecca Lunstroth publishes paper on HPV vaccine

“Medical Ethics Principles Underscore Advocating for Human Papillomavirus Vaccine,” is the title of a recent article published online by Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics. The article was co-authored by a team including a physician of pediatric infectious diseases from Baylor College…


March 15, 2022

Student research focus of new office

Created as a one-stop-shop for student research, McGovern Medical School leadership has created the Medical Student Research Office (MSRO), which is up and running as part of the Office of Educational Programs. Co-led by Gary Rosenfeld, PhD, director and associate…


October 27, 2021

Available postdoctoral fellow positions 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…


September 16, 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…


August 21, 2019

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 in developing the blue book elective, “Gun Violence and Physicians: What You Need to Know,”…


August 8, 2019

Medical humanities student coauthors paper on stress

Eating disorder researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) have discovered a neurocircuit in mice that, when activated, increased their stress levels while decreasing their desire to eat. Findings appear in Nature Communications. The scientists believe…


July 24, 2019

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 Aren’t Represented in Research We Fail Women’s Health.” In the blog, Ray discusses the viral…


April 1, 2019

Medical humanities student Ryan Cassidy publishes first-author paper

Graduate student Cassidy’s first-author paper published on the cover of Science Advances Written by: Tracey Barnett The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences student Ryan Cassidy had his first-author paper, “A Lateral Hypothalamus…


March 28, 2019

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 offers the successful candidate the opportunity to participate in teaching and research at and collaborate…


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