May 23, 2023

Physiatry students receive AAP Outstanding Student Interest Group Award

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Students receive the Outstanding Student Interest Group Award at Physiatry ’23.   McGovern Medical School students in the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Student Association were presented the Outstanding Student Interest Group Award at the Association of…

May 23, 2023

UTHealth Houston Honors Cindy Ivanhoe, MD

Text adapted from author Roman Petrowski, Office of Communications April 20, 2023 Jordan Lake, MD, MSc; Lesley Osborn, MD; Cindy Ivanhoe, MD; and Anna Konovalova, PhD; are the winners of the 2022-23 McGovern Excellence Awards. (Photo by Dwight Andrews/Office of…

June 2, 2022

Bei Zhang, MD, MSc wins prestigious AAP Resident of the Year Award

Bei Zhang, MD, MSc, a graduate of UTHealth Houston’s PM&R Residency Program Class of 2021, was named the McLean Outstanding Resident of the Year by the Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP). This honor is awarded to a resident or fellow…

November 30, 2021

Dr. Joel Frontera, MD named Vice Chair for Diversity and Inclusion at McGovern Medical School

Leadership from the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and The Vivian L. Smith Department of Neurosurgery have named vice chairs for Diversity and Inclusion. The two newest vice chairs are Joel E. Frontera, MD, vice chair of education and associate…

November 19, 2021

McGovern wins HEED Award for Top Colleges for Diversity

INSIGHT Into Diversity has named McGovern Medical School as one of its recipients of the 2021 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award. For more details, please visit:

April 24, 2018

Dr. Jack Fu presents at the Annual Homecoming Lecture on Cancer Rehab

  This last Friday, April 20th, 2018, Dr. Jack Fu, a leading authority in the field of cancer rehabilitation lectured at our Grand Rounds to our faculty, residents and community. His talk was the first Annual Homecoming Lecture, where one…

February 26, 2017

UTHealth’s Physical Medicine and Rehab physician, Juan C. Galloza, discusses Sports in Children

Watch UTHealth’s Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician, Juan C. Galloza., on Noticias45 Univision discussing sports in children. Live video recorded Saturday, February 25, 2017.  *Video recorded in Spanish *El video grabado en espanol. Watch Video

December 7, 2016

PM&R Research wins second place at annual Mission Connect symposium

The poster “capacity of heart rate variability parameters to quantify physiologic changes in autonomic activity” by Jay Karri, Larry Zhang, Shengai Li, Yen-Ting Chen, Argyrios Stampas, and Sheng Li, has won second place in poster competition of annual Mission Connect symposium…