Brain Night gives elementary school children and their families an opportunity to learn about neuroscience through experiments and activities designed for kids.

UTHealth to host Brain Night for Kids at the Health Museum on March 15

What better way to teach kids about neuroscience than letting them hold a human brain? Brain Night for Kids offers that and many more fun, educational activities beginning at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 15 at The Health Museum, 1515 Hermann Drive. The free, two-hour program is sponsored by the Neuroscience Research Center at McGovern Medical School.

Dr. Irismar Reis de Oliveira

CBT & TBCT Workshop beginning soon

Registration is open for a free 8-week workshop series on Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Trial-Based Cognitive Therapy (TBCT) that will be held at the Behavioral and Biomedical Sciences Building (BBSB) beginning March 14.

The 2018 Houston Medication Safety Symposium will examine topics related to reducing prescription drug burden and misuse.

Abstract submission now open for Houston Medication Safety Symposium

Online abstract submission is now open for the upcoming 2018 Houston Medication Safety Symposium April 13, hosted by McGovern Medical School’s Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine and the University of Houston College of Pharmacy’s Department of Pharmaceutical Health Outcomes and Policy.

Celebrating Black History Month

Students at McGovern Medical School had the opportunity to enjoy food, special performances, and a keynote presentation on “The Evolution and Advancement of African Americans in Medicine.” by Dr. Valerae Lewis, chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Feb. 16 as part of this year’s Annual Black History Month Program. The annual event is presented by the Student National Medical Association and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

Houston Aortic Symposium begins next week

Health care professionals involved in the care and treatment of patients with aortic diseases are encouraged to register for the upcoming 11th annual Houston Aortic Symposium Feb. 15 to 17.

Dr. Francisco Fuentes

Preventive Cardiology Forum set for Feb. 3

Students and clinicians in cardiology are invited to attend the 28th annual Preventive Cardiology Forum of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Feb. 3, presented in collaboration with The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) and The American Heart Association.