A farm-to-hospital nutritional program at Harris Health System’s Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital for patients suffering from food insecurity won top honors as Grand Prize Winner of the 2019 Innovation Challenge Award by the American College of Physicians. The hospital’s national recognition bested programs submitted by Cleveland Clinic and other renowned institutions. The team at LBJ […]
Dianna Milewicz, MD, PhD, President George Bush Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine, received the American Heart Association’s $1 million Merit Award to investigate the genetics related to life-threatening strokes suffered by thousands of children every year.
Herbert Fred, MD, MACP, 89, died Dec. 30, 2018. He was a professor of internal medicine at McGovern Medical School from 1971 until his retirement in 2016, when he was then appointed professor emeritus.
Cardiologists, registered dietitians, primary care physicians, family physicians, pediatricians, internists, residents, medical students, respiratory therapists, nurses, exercise physiologists, and healthcare professionals with an interest in cardiovascular disease prevention are invited to attend the 29th annual Preventive Cardiology Forum at McGovern Medical School Saturday, Feb. 2.
The 12th annual Houston Aortic Symposium Frontiers in Cardiovascular Diseases will be held March 7-9 at the Westin Oaks Hotel in Houston.
Gastroenterology specialists from McGovern Medical School and other physicians are gearing up for the 3rd Annual Gastroenterology and Hepatology Symposium, set for Feb. 8-9.
The Campbell Foundation named Netanya Utay, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, as the recipient of a $75,000 grant to study the role lymph node fibrosis may play in HIV eradication.
Perspectives is an ongoing series of Q&A’s with longtime faculty and staff at McGovern Medical School to give readers a glimpse into how the campus has changed over the years the impact the school has had on their professional lives. This week’s edition of Perspectives features K. Lance Gould, Ph.D., professor of cardiovascular medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine.
An influential piece of McGovern Medical School history has begun leaving campus piece by piece this week, as the remaining parts of the cyclotron unit will finally be decommissioned more than 17 years after the facility flooded during Tropical Storm Allison.
Cory Welch, senior audio-visual specialist in conference operations at McGovern Medical School, appreciates his second chance at life.