February 23, 2024

Neonatal intensive care and survival of the most preterm infants increased during previous decade, according to new UTHealth Houston study

Across the United States, more babies born at 22 weeks’ gestation are admitted to neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) and surviving in increasing numbers, according to a new study led by UTHealth Houston. The paper, titled “Increasing Resource Use for Infants…


January 21, 2024

PAS Acceptance

Dear Colleagues,   I am delighted to announce that the abstracts submitted by the following individuals from the Department of Pediatrics have been accepted for poster presentation at the upcoming 2024 Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) meeting: Keely G. Smith, MD,…


January 19, 2024

Ken Brady, MD

Dr. Brady is a professor in the Children’s Heart Institute, Division of Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Brady cares for children with critical heart disease in the operating room and the ICU as a pediatric cardiac anesthesiologist and intensivist….


October 31, 2023

PAS 2024 – Call for Abstracts

Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) is now open for 2024! PAS is calling for Abstracts to be submitted by November 1, 2023 at 11:59 pm CT. The Abstract fee is $100. PAS recognizes presenting-first authors who are trainees to submit a…


August 10, 2023

Turning Pro at McGovern Medical School: Michelle Barratt, MD, MPH

“Education toward professionalism is more than being skilled and knowledgeable. It requires a lifelong transformational change in how we think, act, and feel as doctors. Our professional formation (Turning Pro) is shaped by the community in which we are surrounded.”…


August 3, 2023

Pediatric Neuroscience Symposium set for Sept. 9

Registration is open for the 10th annual Pediatric Neuroscience Symposium, hosted by UTHealth Houston Neurosciences, Sept. 9 in the Hermann Pavilion Conference Center at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital (6411 Fannin St.). The 2023 conference is titled “Children With Neurological and Neurosurgical…


July 25, 2023

Champions of Clinical Learning Environment

As a continual acknowledgment of the work it takes to create a positive and professional learning environment, the Directors of Learning Environment announced 28 faculty members who have earned the title of 2023 Champions of the Clinical Learning Environment. The…


July 10, 2023

Keeping kids safe from Houston mosquitoes

Experts in Houston predict more mosquitoes this summer than last. Pediatrician Ali Naqvi, MD, shares his tips for protecting kids with safe repellents and natural methods. If it’s summer in Houston, you can expect to see mosquitoes. Our climate provides…


June 6, 2023

Mendez-Figueroa, Rysavy receive prestigious awards

Prestigious grants totaling more than $4 million from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network (MFMU) and the NICHD Neonatal Research Network (NRN) have been awarded to UTHealth Houston. McGovern Medical School is the only institution in…


May 24, 2023

UTHealth Houston receives two awards for continuing research in neonatal care and women’s health

Prestigious grants totaling more than $4 million from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network (MFMU) and the NICHD Neonatal Research Network (NRN) have been awarded to UTHealth Houston. McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston is the…


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