November 16, 2022

National Injury Prevention Day – November 18, 2022

On Friday, November 18, 2022, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston, along with Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, will shine a green light to raise awareness around childhood injury prevention. Below are photos of our activities…

June 9, 2022

Gun violence prevention, policies to be examined at event

Preventing firearm-related injury and death will be the topic of “Preventing Firearm Injury in the Greater Houston Area Through Purpose and Policy,” June 21. Firearm-related injuries and deaths are on the rise, with a growing number of adolescents experiencing mental…

May 13, 2022

Gun-owning Houston pediatrician part of fight to curb gun violence against kids

Dr. McKay is working with Texas Gun Club and other Houston-area firearm retailers to find better ways to communicate with customers on gun safety. Read more at the Houston Chronicle: Gun-owning Houston pediatrician part of fight to curb gun violence…

March 15, 2022

Sandra McKay joins Baker Institute’s new firearm safety program

Sandra McKay, MD, associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, has joined Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy as a nonresident fellow. McKay, whose career as a pediatrician has focused on child health advocacy, will work with the Center for Health…

October 20, 2021

Stand SAFE 2021

Dr. Sandra McKay was a panelist at the October 5th Stand SAFE 2021 Event “What Works: Gun Violence Prevention in Communities”. For more information, please visit: Watch the recording of the event here