McGarvey to serve leading foot and ankle society

During the American Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) Annual Meeting 2019 in Chicago, William C. McGarvey, MD, was named president of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society® (AOFAS). In addition to leading the 2,300-member Society, McGarvey will continue to serve as a member-at-large on the Board of Directors of the Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Foundation, the […]


Harner inducted into AOSSM Hall of Fame

Christopher D. Harner, MD, vice chair for academic affairs in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, was inducted into the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Hall of Fame on July 14 during the Society’s Annual Meeting in Boston. AOSSM Hall of Famers are individuals who have made a substantial contribution to the sports medicine […]


Mastersons-WhiteCoatPortrait Twins set sights on lifelong medical school dream

It would seem like the idea attending medical school was written in the DNA of twin sisters Kelly and Wylie Masterson.


Walt Lowe NFL Award Lowe honored as outstanding NFL team physician of the year

The Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society (PFATS) honored Dr. Walter Lowe, chair and professor of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at McGovern Medical School and head team physician for the Houston Texans, as this year’s most outstanding NFL team physician with the 2018 Jerry “Hawk” Rhea Award.


The second annual Vail Scientific Summit convened in mid-August. Vail hosts scientific summit

What would it be like to see the future of regenerative medicine and overhear a story of someone using stem cell therapies to reverse the signs of multiple sclerosis, or regenerate the muscular skeletal system using targeted gene therapies? While it may sound like far off science fiction, the future is upon us.


Ott to present on female concussions

Specializing in the care of sports-related concussions, Summer Ott, Psy.D., a neuropsychologist with McGovern Medical School at UTHealth and the Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute-Texas Medical Center, will present a research study at The International Summit of Female Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury on Feb. 27 in Washington, D.C.