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Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program earns ACHA Accreditation

Dr. Poyee Tung

Congenital heart disease, which used to be considered a death sentence, is now a managed disease for adults thanks to advances in medicine and specialized programs such as the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). In recognition of its expertise in serving adults with congenital […]

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Zucker earns Presidential Award for helping at-risk children

Tricia Zucker Presidential Award

In school districts across the Lone Star State, programs developed by Tricia Zucker, PhD, associate professor of pediatrics, are helping students achieve their full potential. In recognition of her efforts, Zucker, the associate director of the Children’s Learning Institute at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, will be presented the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists […]

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UTHealth and Gulf Coast Consortia Launch NIH T32 Training Program Grant on Antimicrobial Resistance

Cesar Arias, MD, PhD, professor of internal medicine and director of the Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genomics at McGovern Medical School, has received a T32 institutional training grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to launch a postdoctoral training program on antimicrobial resistance called the T32 Texas Medical Center Training […]

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Lee earns Lawrence M. Brass Stroke Research Award

Juneyoung Lee, PhD, postdoctoral research fellow in the BRAINS Research Laboratory in the Department of Neurology, received the 2019 Lawrence M. Brass Stroke Research Award at the American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting in May, in Philadelphia. “I am greatly honored to receive this award,” Lee said. “As a new investigator in the field of […]

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Riggs, John appointed as directors of learning environment

Students Learning at McGovern

In order to continue the development of a culture of teaching and learning rooted in respect and mutual dignity for all, McGovern Medical School has appointed John Riggs, MD, and Vineeth John, MD, MBA to a new position of directors of learning environment. As the inaugural directors of learning environment, Riggs and John, who serve […]

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