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…


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 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…


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…


September 9, 2021

Meyers named Pediatrics Director of Advanced Care Providers

The McGovern Medical School Department of Pediatrics has named Priscilla Meyers, MSN, APRN, NNP-BC, as its director of Advanced Care Providers (ACP). “I am honored to have been chosen to help support and lead the Advanced Care Providers for the department,” Meyers said….


July 21, 2021

Von Allmen named chief of Pediatric Neurology

The Department of Pediatrics has named Gretchen Von Allmen, MD, professor and director of the Pediatric Epilepsy Program, as the permanent division chief of Pediatric Neurology. Von Allmen has served as the interim chief since October 2020, succeeding Ian Butler, MD. “I am honored…


July 8, 2021

Flores named Pediatric Infectious Diseases Division Chief

Anthony R. Flores, MD, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics has been named chief of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, effective July 1, 2021. Flores succeeds Gloria Heresi, MD, who held the position for the last decade. “I am incredibly…


June 17, 2021

Ruda named Child Safety and Integrated Care Division Chief

Michelle T. Ruda, MD, assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics has assumed the leadership of the Division of Child Safety and Integrated Care. Ruda succeeds Rebecca Girardet, MD, who had led the program since 2012. “I am grateful to have the opportunity to…


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