Samuel D. Luber, M.D., MPH Luber to lead Walk with a Doc Sept. 15 in Hermann Park

Get ready to lace up your walking shoes and join the Office of Graduate Medical Education at McGovern Medical School and Samuel D. Luber, M.D., M.P.H., associate professor and vice-chair of education and academic affairs in the Department of Emergency Medicine, for Houston’s first Walk with a Doc Texas event Sept. 15 in Hermann Park.

PhysicalsFilePhoto Schedule sports physicals in preparation for fall sports

Does your child dream of making the team next year at school? While the fall semester is months away, now’s the time to schedule a sports physical, according to experts at McGovern Medical School.

Stomp out Stroke set for May 6

The fifth annual Stomp Out Stroke Festival to raise stroke awareness will be hosted by the The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Stroke Team from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 6 at Discovery Green, Jones Lawn, 1500 McKinney St. The free, fun event will provide lifesaving information about stroke prevention and treatment and will include free health screenings. Register today at

Alzheimer’s Day event Sept. 21

UTHealth presents World Alzheimer’s Day: Increasing Awareness in Our Community Wednesday, Sept. 21.

UTHealth family medicine residents organized a bike safety event at an area elementary school. Family medicine residents organize bike helmet giveaway

Ten-year-old Mya Holmes got a Huffy bicycle for Christmas, and now she has a helmet to go with it thanks to the family medicine residents with McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.

UTHealth’s CPR heroes from the left are Timothy Pawelek, M.D., Surabhi Kaul, M.D., Ketan Koranne, M.D., and Yuen Cheng, M.D. CPR heroes to the rescue

When a woman collapsed in a River Oaks area supermarket on April 21, three doctors with McGovern Medical School were there to revive her.

First-year students support the annual AIDS Walk, group portrait Students offer community service to AIDS Foundation Houston

More than 200 first-year medical students participated in community service to support the AIDS Foundation Houston this spring. Their efforts included both a housing project and support for the annual AIDS Walk, which took place March 6. The volunteer activities were part of the Immunology course curriculum.

The fourth annual Stroke Fest will be held April 30. UTHealth Stroke Festival May 14 at Buffalo Bayou Park

The fourth annual Stomp Out Stroke Festival to raise stroke awareness will be hosted by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Stroke Team from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 14 at the Water Works, Buffalo Bayou Park, 105 Sabine St.

adults holding brains NRC Brain Night

Photos by Dwight C. Andrews/ Office of Communications Hundreds of children and their families learned about the human brain during the Neuroscience Research Center 2016 Brain Night March 17 at the John P. McGovern Museum of Health and Medical Science.

Psychiatry hosts World Bipolar Day program

Recent innovations in treatment including medications and therapies will be presented at a World Bipolar Day event sponsored by the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.