UTHealth Turner Syndrome Community Day Feb. 9

The second annual UTHealth Turner Syndrome Community Day, featuring experts from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 9 at McGovern Medical School, MSB 1.006. The event is sponsored by the Turner Syndrome Society of the United States and its local Texas Gulf Coast Chapter.

Dr. John Halphen Virtual program successful in linking adult protective services, geriatric specialists

In its first year, an innovative virtual program has substantially increased mistreated elderly Texans’ access to elder mistreatment and geriatric experts with McGovern Medical School.

Sudha Seshadri, MD, DM 10th Annual Psychiatry Update set for Feb. 2

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at McGovern Medical School invites mental health clinicians, geriatricians, nurses, social workers, and other caregivers of older adults to the 10th Annual Psychiatry Update: New Horizons in Geriatric Psychiatry Feb. 2 at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (6411 Fannin).

MicroSeismic, UT Physicians make sound investment in children with hearing loss

William Gonzalez, a junior at Aldine High School, will no longer have to strain to hear his teachers thanks to a new set of hearing aids donated by the MicroSeismic oilfield services company and fitted by the audiology team with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

Ishaan Pavuluri makes a comeback

On Easter Sunday 2016, 3-year-old Ishaan Pavuluri was with his family at a pool party at the home of a friend. After an Easter egg hunt, his mother, Deepthi Bollu, was inside helping Ishaan and his older brother change into their gym shorts.

UTHealth a partner in Harris County Senior Justice Assessment Center

Geriatric medicine specialists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) are providing the critical forensic assessments for a new collaborative center focusing on physical and financial elder abuse.

On-call scheduling now standardized

As the result of a mandate from UTHealth President Giuseppe Colasurdo, standardized on-call scheduling is now available online for all physician and resident scheduling.

Foster care clinic wins excellence designation

More than 4,000 children in the custody of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) receive their medical care from the McGovern Medical School physicians at the Harris County Protective Services (HCPS) Clinic.

Faculty lead research, care for mothers, babies

McGovern Medical School is the only medical school in the state to be a member of both National Institutes of Health (NIH) research networks for mothers and infants and have faculty who staff a newly designated Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

March of Dimes, UTHealth, Children’s Memorial Hermann team up for new mother-baby safety center

The first-ever center in the United States dedicated exclusively to improving safety for pregnant women and babies has been established through grants from The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and Joe Kiani/Masimo Corporation to the March of Dimes in collaboration with McGovern Medical School and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital.