CallieKwartler Kwartler wins Proteintech 2018 Best Postdoctoral Mentor Award

A postdoctoral fellow at McGovern Medical School has been named Proteintech’s 2018 Best Mentor in the Postdoctoral category, taking the top prize ahead of hundreds of entries from around the world.


NIHGrantMSTP NIH awards prestigious grant to UTHealth program

The National Institute of Health awarded UTHealth a prestigious multiyear Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) grant, as four students from McGovern Medical School embark on a rigorous seven-year program to earn both a medical degree and a doctoral degree.


Serena Auñón-Chancellor, MD McGovern Medical School to host conversation from space with Dr. Auñón-Chancellor

Want to have a chance to talk directly to an astronaut live from space? McGovern Medical School will offer a once-in-a-lifetime experience next month as alum and astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor, MD, takes part in a live Q&A from the school’s third floor lecture hall.


AriasLabElBosque2017 Colombian girl gets fighting chance with global help from medical teams

It has been a team effort to ensure a 12-year-old Colombian girl has the best chance to fight back against a rare immune disorder system, with infectious disease specialists like Dr. Cesar Arias, professor of infectious disease in the Department of Internal Medicine at McGovern Medical School, extending large helping hands.


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.


Some guy Rios addresses United Nations on HIV vaccine research

Dr. Adan Rios, associate professor of internal medicine, made a pair of special appearances on the world stage again last month to discuss the challenges with the development of a preventative HIV vaccine.


Gus Krucke Outstanding Teacher Award with Dean Stoll John P. McGovern Award – Gus Krucke, MD

Dr. Gus W. Krucke, associate professor of General Internal Medicine, is the winner of the 2018 John P. McGovern Award as the exceptional clinical teacher, a distinction shared this year with Dr. Duraisamy Balaguru, associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics.


Rembrandt, The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Niolaes Tulp, 1632. History of medicine elective course to return in August

Medical students looking to enhance their knowledge and perspectives of the history of contemporary medicine are encouraged to enroll in the upcoming “Fundamentals of the history of contemporary medicine” elective course, instructed by Dr. Adan Rios, associate professor of internal medicine.


Medical missions to India, Mexico The Inside Scoop: Medical missions to India, Mexico

Dr. Mahalia Smith, assistant professor of hyperbaric medicine & wound care in the Department of Internal Medicine, shares two medical mission trips she took in 2017 as part of the Inside Scoop, an occasional feature that allows the McGovern Medical School community share news of interest.


New division director appointed for gastroenterology

Following a national search, Dr. David McPherson, chair of the Department of Internal Medicine, has announced a new director of the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. Effective March 15, Brooks D. Cash, M.D. has taken on the division director role within the Department of Internal Medicine and also has been appointed chief of the service line at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center.