Dr. Mohammad H. Rahbar Researchers examine environmental factors in autism

Ongoing research by professors at McGovern Medical School and UTHealth could help answer questions regarding environmental factors and their influence on the etiology of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in Jamaica.


Herbert L. and Margaret W. DuPont Master Clinical Teaching Award: Don Molony, M.D.

Don Molony, M.D., professor in the Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension in the Department of Internal Medicine, is the recipient of the 2017 Herbert L. and Margaret W. DuPont Master Clinical Teaching Award.


John P. McGovern Outstanding Teacher Award – Jennifer Swails, M.D.

Jennifer Swails, M.D., assistant professor of internal medicine, is the winner of the 2017 John P. McGovern Award as the exception clinical teacher.


McGovern brings home the Osler Cup

The bracket was set. And 50 3-person teams from across the world descended upon San Diego ready to compete.


Scientists identify gene predisposing to artery-damaging disease

A genetic discovery by a team led by Dianna Milewicz, M.D., Ph.D., could help explain a cause of a mysterious artery-damaging disease that may affect up to an estimated 5 million Americans and often strikes without warning.


Internal medicine hosts GI and liver disease symposium

Physicians and healthcare professionals are invited to attend a one-day symposium, “Frontiers in Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease” sponsored by the Department of Internal Medicine at McGovern Medical School, Saturday, Feb. 11.


Residents win first place in medical Jeopardy-style competition

A team of residents from McGovern Medical School won first place in Texas in a medical Jeopardy-style competition known as Doctor’s Dilemma.


CARMIG hosts opening ceremony Nov. 29

The grand opening ceremony and launch for the UT Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genomics (CARMiG) and the Gulf Coast Consortia Cluster for Antimicrobial Resistance will be held 4:30 – 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29 at the BioScience Research Collaborative 6500 Main St. in Houston.


John P. McGovern Award – Rukma Govindu, M.D.

Dr. Rukma Govindu, assistant professor of internal medicine, is the winner of the 2016 John P. McGovern Award as the exceptional clinical teacher.


The first quality fair named its top three winners. Quality projects on display during quality fair

The very best of the Department of Internal Medicine’s quality and safety projects were on display during the first Edward Randall III Internal Medicine Quality Fair held May 2 in the Leather Lounge.