MarkVogelSept.13 Vogel returns for inaugural 2018-19 Arts & Resilience program

This year’s first Arts & Resilience Program, a series of events designed to link the arts and humanities with medicine, at McGovern Medical School saw the return of pianist Mark Vogel to campus Thursday afternoon.


Molly Glentzer Molly Glentzer talks Houston arts scene at Arts & Resilience

Molly Glentzer, senior writer and critic for the arts and culture at the Houston Chronicle, spoke about the diverse Houston arts scene as part of this year’s final installment of the Arts & Resilience Program – a series of events designed to link the arts and humanities with medicine at McGovern Medical School.


StackMcGeeThumb Painters discuss inspiration and more for Arts & Resilience

Gael Stack and David McGee, two Houston-area painters, talked at length about their art and their influences as part of month’s edition of the ongoing Arts & Resilience Program – a series of events designed to link the arts and humanities with medicine at McGovern Medical School.


Sandy Frieden, Ph.D Arts & Resilience delves into the language of film

Dr. Sandy Frieden, adjunct assistant professor at the University of Houston, spoke about the art of “diagnosing” the meanings and details behind movies for this month’s edition of the ongoing Arts & Resilience Program – a series of events designed to link the arts and humanities with medicine at McGovern Medical School.


Roberto Rodriguez (left) performs a song on his diatonic accordion alongside Dr. Roger Wood at Wednesday's Arts & Resilience program. Arts & Resilience explores origins, evolution of the ‘orchestra in a box’

Houston-based accordionist Roberto Rodriguez and Dr. Roger Wood, music historian and author, gave an entertaining and informative presentation Wednesday afternoon on the cross-cultural origins and appeal of the accordion, as part of the ongoing Arts & Resilience Program – a series of events designed to link the arts and humanities with medicine at McGovern Medical School.


Alicia Gianni Gianni’s voice soars for Arts & Resilience

American Soprano Alicia Gianni had the opportunity to both explain and demonstrate the range of her voice Wednesday as part of a special appearance for the ongoing Arts & Resilience Program – a series of events designed to link the arts and humanities with medicine at McGovern Medical School.


Local actors perform a reading of “Wondergirl,” a story about a husband and wife grappling over the health of their unborn twins who may be born prematurely, as part of this month’s presentation of the Arts & Resilience Program Cravens directs emotional performance for Arts & Resilience

Students, faculty, and staff were treated to an emotional vocal performance courtesy of actor and playwright Ruddy Cravens, part of this month’s presentation of the Arts & Resilience Program – a series of events designed to link the arts and humanities with medicine.


Jane Weiner (center), professional dancer and founder of Hope Stone, Inc., hosts an interactive session with participants during this month's Arts & Resilience Program, a collaboration between the Dean’s Office of McGovern Medical School and the McGovern Center Weiner melds dance with medicine as part of Arts & Resilience

Jane Weiner, professional dancer and founder of Hope Stone Inc., had much to say about the intersection of dancing and healthy living at this month’s presentation of the Arts & Resilience Program – a series of events designed to link the arts and humanities with medicine.


Mark Vogel Vogel talks artistry, science behind music

McGovern Medical School welcomed pianist Mark Vogel to campus Wednesday as he spoke about how composers use the physics of sound waves and rhythm to ease tension and even help the healing process as part of the second event in the Arts & Resilience Program – a series of events at McGovern Medical School designed to link the arts and humanities with medicine.


Fady Joudah, MD Joudah connects poetry with medical work

A visit from award-winning Palestinian-American poet and physician Fady Joudah, M.D., Sept. 13 kicked off the first event in the Arts & Resilience Program – a series of events at McGovern Medical School designed to link the arts and humanities with medicine.