June 7, 2018

Dr. Heresi honored with 2018 Women Faculty Excellence award

Dr. Kevin Morano, associate vice president for Faculty Affairs and Development; Dr. Sasha Adams; Dr. Nayun Kim; Dr. Vasanthi Jayaraman; Dr. Gloria Heresi; and Dr. Barbara Stoll, dean of McGovern Medical School, from left, are shown during the Women Faculty…


May 21, 2018

John P. McGovern Award – Duraisamy Balaguru, MD

Dr. Duraisamy Balaguru, associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, is the winner of the 2018 John P. McGovern Award as the exceptional clinical teacher, a distinction shared this year with Dr. Gus W. Krucke, associate professor of General Internal Medicine. The John P….


April 24, 2018

Gene editing could be key to solving congenital anomalies of kidneys

With the help of gene editing and the African clawed frog, researchers in the laboratory of Dr. Rachel K. Miller in the Department of Pediatrics at McGovern Medical School have found a cost-effective model for studying the genetics of developmental kidney diseases. The article,…


April 19, 2018

Northrup presents Pruzansky Lecture at March of Dimes Clinical Genetics Conference

Dr. Hope Northrup, professor and director of the division of medical genetics in the Department of Pediatrics at McGovern Medical School, said presenting the Samuel Pruzansky Memorial Lecture at the 49th Annual March of Dimes Clinical Genetics Conference was something she “couldn’t have…


August 17, 2017

Faculty members recognized by UT System for teaching excellence

The University of Texas System Board of Regents honored a group of McGovern Medical School educators for their excellence with Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Awards earlier this month. This year’s recipients of the Regents’ highest honor include: John H. Byrne, Ph.D.,…


August 16, 2017

Rao honored with lifetime achievement award

P. Syamasundar Rao, M.D., professor of pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, is the recipient of the Xth Dr. K.C. Chaudhuri Lifetime Achievement Award 2017. Presented by the Indian Journal of Pediatrics (IJP), the award is bestowed by the Trustees of Dr. K….


April 19, 2017

2016 UTHealth gala is a hit, pediatric nephrologists featured in Houston Chronicle

The second annual UTHealth gala successfully raised more than double the funds than last year to support scholarship programs for the school. The pediatric nephrology division was there to support the cause as seen by the flattering photos in Houston…


April 19, 2017

Dr. De Jesus Rojas invited to discuss pulmonary topics at major news network, Univision

Dr. Wilfredo De Jesus Rojas a second year fellow in Division of Pulmonary, Department of Pediatrics at McGovern Medical School a part of UTHealth was invited to discuss Pulmonary topics at a major news network, Univision.  Univision is bringing attention to…


April 19, 2017

Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital Former NICU patient returns with handmade gifts, message of hope

Former NICU patient Hannah Fox, 13, delivers handmade blankets to Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and pays it forward to babies currently in the NICU. Read more of Hannah’s story by clicking here.


October 10, 2016

UT Physicians Launches Integrative Children’s Initiative

A unique day treatment program for children and adolescents with medical issues complicated by emotional and behavioral challenges has opened at UT Physicians flagship location in the Texas Medical Center. The UT Physicians PATH program team is comprised of faculty…


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