January 4, 2022

Meyers Footprints Narrative chosen as NANN’s article of the year

Congratulations to Priscilla Meyers, MSN NNP-BC, whose Footprints: Stories from the NICU article was chosen as NANN’s article of the year. Grace Under Fire (Or Ice) details a NICU nurse’s experience during the Texas winter storm of February 2021: ow.ly/3vhX50Hlm9L…

December 23, 2021

Born at only 23 weeks, these two NICU babies are home for the holidays

A featured story highlighting the care provided to patients at the UT Physicians Pediatric Center Neonatal High-Risk Clinic. Born at only 23 weeks, these two NICU babies are home for the holidays  

December 20, 2021

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellows 2022-2025

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Match Day 2021 The Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine is excited to welcome four incoming fellows. The following lists each incoming NPM fellow, and the location of their residency program:   Frank Abene, DO Pediatric Residency: McGovern Medical…

December 7, 2021

Henson, Singletary recognized by UT System Board of Regents for excellence in teaching

Two UTHealth Houston educators have been awarded the prestigious Regents Outstanding Teaching Award. Harold Alonso Henson, RDH, PhD, and Claire Narvaez Singletary, MS, CGC, were among the 14 recipients of The University of Texas System Board of Regents’ Outstanding Teaching…

December 6, 2021

Hormann appointed vice dean, educational programs

Following a national search, Executive Dean ad interim Richard Andrassy, MD, has named Mark Hormann, MD, vice dean for Educational Programs for McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, effective Jan. 1, 2022. Hormann is currently professor of pediatrics and assistant dean for clinical education…

December 2, 2021

Advanced Care Provider Excellence Award

In celebration of Nurse Practitioner Week, Nov. 7-13, Tomika Harris, RN, DNP, CPNP, from the UT Physicians High Risk Children’s Clinic received the inaugural Advanced Care Provider (ACP) Excellence Award from the Department of Pediatrics. The ACP Excellence Award honors…

December 2, 2021

Northrup leads study for Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

Hope Northrup, MD Recent research led by Hope Northrup, MD, professor in the Department of Pediatrics, and various other chairs and cochairs from the International TSC Consensus Group, hoping to update diagnostic criteria and recommendations for surveillance and management of Tuberous sclerosis…

November 29, 2021

National Injury Prevention Day shines a light on safe sleep

Celebrated on Nov. 18, National Injury Prevention Day seeks to raise awareness for preventable injuries among children. To recognize the holiday in a meaningful way, UT Physicians pediatric experts promoted the importance of safe sleep by handing out donated items…

November 17, 2021

Premature infants blooming, thanks to the UT Physicians Pediatric Center Neonatal High Risk Clinic

Noah Ordaz and Asher Tate both came into this world extremely early, with each infant arriving just 23 weeks into his mother’s pregnancy. Each baby had his own medical complications. Noah, who was born weighing 1 pound and 2 ounces,…

November 17, 2021

Pediatric Pulmonology Leadership Announcement

I am pleased to let you all know that I am appointing Ricardo Mosquera, MD as Chief of the Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy/Immunology and Sleep Medicine effective January 1, 2022. Dr. Mosquera completed his medical education at the Univeraity…