2018WebberWinners Medical students receive 2018 Webber Prizes

A record number of McGovern Medical School students participated in the 2018 Summer Research Program Forum, held Oct. 30, in what was a banner year for the event.


alentin-2.jpg-Web Dragoi earns third NIH BRAIN award

Working to further the understanding of how the brain processes information, Valentin Dragoi, Ph.D., professor of neurobiology and anatomy with McGovern Medical School, has been awarded a three-year, $1.6 million award from the National Institutes of Health’s Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies® (BRAIN) Initiative.


Jacqueline Parchem, MD Parchem wins SMFM Scholarship Award

The Foundation for Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) and the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Foundation (AAOGF) selected Jacqueline Parchem, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, for the 2019-22 Foundation for SMFM/AAOGF Scholarship Award for her project “Modulation of Neural Tube Development by Amniotic Fluid Exosomes.”


Chassay accepts Distinguished Alumnus Award

Faculty, medical students, friends, and family members gathered together Oct. 12 to celebrate the career and accomplishments of Mark Chassay, M.D., ’92, who accepted his Distinguished Alumnus Award during a special event at Third Coast.


David Wang Society of Teachers of Family Medicine names Wang Student Scholar

The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) selected a fourth-year medical student at McGovern Medical School as a recipient of a Student Scholar award in September, recognizing him for his research and potential for a career in academic medicine.


TSPSAward-Winners Plastic surgery residents, students win big at TSPS meeting

Six residents and five medical students in the Division of Plastic Surgery in the Department of Surgery took home some top prizes for their presentations at the Texas Society of Plastic Surgeons (TSPS) Annual Meeting Sept. 14-16 in San Antonio.


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.