Dr. Stephen Shore

Geigerman Lecture Series set for April 13

The Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences will welcome Dr. Stephen Shore, assistant professor of Special Education at Adelphi University, author of Beyond the Wall: Personal Experiences with Autism and Asperger Syndrome, and autism-self advocate, April 13 as part of the 2018 Benjamin J. Geigerman Lecture Series.



Gabriel Fries, Ph.D., works in his lab at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.

UTHealth researchers link epigenetic aging to bipolar disorder

Bipolar disorder may involve accelerated epigenetic aging, which could explain why persons with the disorder are more likely to have – and die from – age-related diseases, according to researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).


Vineeth John, M.D.

Vineeth John rejoins Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Vineeth P. John, M.D., has rejoined the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at McGovern Medical School as the vice-chair of Education, director of the Geriatric Psychiatry section and director of the Geriatric Psychiatry Unit at the UTHealth Harris County Psychiatric Center.


The 304-bed UTHealth Continuum of Care Campus for Behavioral Health will offer expanded services for mental health patients in the Greater Houston area.

State approves funds for UTHealth continuum of care campus

With the first $6 million in state funds approved by the Legislative Budget Board and the governor to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) will oversee construction of a continuum of care campus for behavioral health that addresses a critical need in Texas.