butterflies 1 Bockhorst channels love of outdoors into caring for monarch butterflies

In the years since Dr. Kurt Bockhorst, senior research scientist in the UTHealth Magnetic Resonance Imaging Core of the Department of Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging, first came to McGovern Medical School he has cultivated not only relationships with his colleagues but also his own love for the outdoors by caring for the migrating monarch butterflies seen around campus.


Suneet P. Chauhan, M.D. Delivering moms at 39 weeks lowers C-section, high blood pressure rates

Healthy first-time mothers whose pregnancies were induced at 39 weeks were less likely to deliver by cesarean section and had significantly lower rates of high blood pressure disorders of pregnancy, said researchers at McGovern Medical School.


Dr. Louis K. Wagner American Association of Physicists in Medicine honors Wagner with achievement award

The American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) selected Dr. Louis K. Wagner, staff scientist in the Department of Radiology at McGovern Medical School, as the recipient of the Marvin M.D. Williams Professional Achievement Award for his career in medical physics.


VaricoseVeinsScreening UT Physicians offer no-cost online screenings for varicose veins

Finding out if varicose veins warrant medical attention can be done in the comfort of your home, thanks to a service provided by UT Physicians, the clinical practice of McGovern Medical School.


UTHealth Space Medallion Comes Home Physician astronaut talks space flight, presents special medallion to Dean Stoll

Dr. Michael Barratt, a physician astronaut with NASA, had a special gift with over 5 million miles on it for Dean Barbara Stoll Tuesday morning as part of Pediatric Grand Rounds at McGovern Medical School.


UTHealth HCPC nurses to be honored at 14th Annual Excellence in Nursing Awards luncheon

A group of dedicated nurses with the UTHealth Harris County Psychiatric Center (HCPC), the teaching hospital of McGovern Medical School, will be honored at the upcoming 14th Annual Excellence in Nursing Awards Luncheon presented by The Good Samaritan Foundation.


BCycle-FanninRossSterling New BCycle stations offer new transportation option for McGovern Medical School

Students, faculty, and staff at McGovern Medical School looking for a new way to commute can now make good use of a new Houston BCycle bike share station near the corner of Fannin Street & Ross Sterling Street, along with others spread around the Texas Medical Center.


Serena Auñón-Chancellor, MD McGovern Medical School to host conversation from space with Dr. Auñón-Chancellor

Want to have a chance to talk directly to an astronaut live from space? McGovern Medical School will offer a once-in-a-lifetime experience next month as alum and astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor, MD, takes part in a live Q&A from the school’s third floor lecture hall.


AriasLabElBosque2017 Colombian girl gets fighting chance with global help from medical teams

It has been a team effort to ensure a 12-year-old Colombian girl has the best chance to fight back against a rare immune disorder system, with infectious disease specialists like Dr. Cesar Arias, professor of infectious disease in the Department of Internal Medicine at McGovern Medical School, extending large helping hands.


Dr. Run Wang Wang delivers Ira D. Sharlip Lecture

Dr. Run Wang, professor in the Department of Surgery and the Cecil M Crigler, M.D. Chair in Urology at McGovern Medical School, delivered the 5th annual Ira D. Sharlip Lecture at the 2018 Sexual Medicine Society of North America’s (SMSNA) 25th Annual Scientific Program earlier this year.