Research Stock Photo Dean’s Research Awards Ceremony set for Sept. 19

The 2018 Dean’s Research Award Ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. Sept. 19 in the Fifth Floor Gallery to honor this year’s recipients for their outstanding research and academic accomplishments.

Geetanjali Sahu, M.D. Sahu receives AACP grant for research

Geetanjali Sahu, M.D., a second-year child and adolescent psychiatry fellow in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at McGovern Medical School, has been selected to receive the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACP) Pilot Research Award for a study that aims to provide new insights on the psychopathology of psychosis in young people.

Deadline approaching for President’s Scholar Awards nominations

The Aug. 31 deadline for nominations for President’s Scholar Awards in Research, Teaching, and Clinical Service at UTHealth is fast approaching.

Claire E. Hulsebosch, Ph.D. John H. Freeman Award for Faculty Teaching: Claire E. Hulsebosch, Ph.D.

Claire E. Hulsebosch, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Neurobiology & Anatomy, is the 2018 winner of the John H. Freeman Award for Faculty Teaching.

Award winners Communications Awards

The Office of Communications won two awards from the 2018 Houston Press Club Lone Star Awards! In the Public Relations Annual Report category, the McGovern Medical School Year in Review won First Place and the Institute of Molecular Medicine IMMPact Report won Third Place! Congratulations to all of our staff!

Dean Barbara J. Stoll Dean Stoll to receive Emory alumni award

Emory University School of Medicine will bestow its 2018 Award of Honor upon Dean Barbara J. Stoll.

Dr. Fuki Hisama presents the 2018 Pruzansky Lectureship Award in Genetics to Dr. Hope Northrup at the 49th Annual March of Dimes Clinical Genetics Conference. Northrup presents Pruzansky Lecture at March of Dimes Clinical Genetics Conference

Dr. Hope Northrup, professor and director of the division of medical genetics in the Department of Pediatrics at McGovern Medical School, said presenting the Samuel Pruzansky Memorial Lecture at the 49th Annual March of Dimes Clinical Genetics Conference was something she “couldn’t have imagined in her wildest dreams.”

Dr. Hazim Safi Safi to give esteemed John Homans Lecture

Dr. Hazim J. Safi, professor and chair of the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, joins a distinguished list of colleagues in his field selected with the rare distinction of giving the John Homans Lecture at the 2018 Society of Vascular Surgery (SVS) Annual Meeting. Safi will present the lecture on the final day of the event, held June 21 to 23 in Boston.

Dr. Tom Nguyen Nguyen wins American College of Cardiology Award

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) honored Dr. Tom Nguyen, associate professor of cardiothoracic surgery and director of minimally invasive valve surgery in the Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, and two other colleagues with first place in the ACC 2017 Section Awards for their Transcatheter Heart Valve Handbook.

UT Physicians at The Heights has been recognized with a Level 3 distinction by the NCQA. (PHOTO CREDIT: Melissa McDonald, UTHealth) UT Physicians at The Heights awarded highest ranking as a medical home

UT Physicians at The Heights, part of the medical practice of McGovern Medical School, has received the highest award recognition as an outstanding medical home by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).