April 1, 2022

Video shows work on community garden at children’s learning center

Watch here: Video shows work on community garden at children’s learning center Students and their families worked together to create the first garden at the Children’s Learning Institute. The garden will enhance the school’s science curriculum and provide an opportunity…


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  


November 4, 2021

Town Square: CDC recommends vaccines for children ages 5-11

Dr. Michael Chang joined Town Square to discuss the recent CDC recommendations. Town Square: CDC recommends vaccines for children ages 5-11 Houston Public Media  


June 29, 2021

Kids’ hospitalization rates are spiking for Type 2 diabetes, according to new study

Michael Yafi, MD, spoke to FOX 26 News about an increase in hospitalization rates of children with Type 2 diabetes. FOX 26 NEWS Kids’ hospitalization rates are spiking for Type 2 diabetes, according to new study


June 23, 2021

Doctors Now Recommending All Kids Be Screened For Potential Heart-Related Issues

Sandra McKay, MD, was interviewed by FOX 26 News about new recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics to screen all children for heart problems that increase the risk of cardiac arrest or sudden death. FOX 26 NEWS Doctors Now…


June 19, 2021

The Delta Variant & Kids

Michael Chang, MD, spoke to KTRK-TV Channel 13 about the steps parents can take to protect their unvaccinated children against the Delta variant. KTRK-TV CHANNEL 13 The Delta Variant & Kids  


April 19, 2021

MIS-C Impacting Children After They Get COVID

Michael Chang, MD, was interviewed by KHOU-TV Channel 11 about new findings that reveal Black and Latin adolescents have a higher risk of developing multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C), a rare condition caused by an overreaction of the immune system, after…


December 21, 2020

The Families of Children With Unexplained Disabilities Are Finally Getting Answers

Hope Northrup, MD, was quoted in a Texas Monthly online article about how genetic exome sequencing has helped physicians diagnose patients with rare diseases. External link to the article: The Families of Children With Unexplained Disabilities Are Finally Getting Answers


December 7, 2020

This new UT Health program promises to improve care for children with complex diseases

Este nuevo programa de UT Health promete mejorar la atención a niños con enfermedades complejas Ricardo Mosquera, MD, along with a patient, spoke to Univision Houston Channel 45 about his research showing programs that help connect primary care providers of…


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