State approves funds for UTHealth continuum of care campus
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January 11, 2018
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State approves funds for UTHealth continuum of care campus

With the first $6 million in state funds approved by the Legislative Budget Board and the governor to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) will oversee construction of a continuum of care campus for behavioral health that addresses a critical need in Texas.

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The next installment of the ongoing Arts and Resilience Program will be held 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Jan. 17 in MSB 3.001. The event, called “Artist and Scientist-Physician Conversation,” will feature Gael Stack, artist and professor of art and art history at the University of Houston, and Dr. Clifford Dacso, the John S. Dunn Sr. Research Chair, professor at Baylor College of Medicine, and Hugh and Lillie Cranz Cullen University Professor. For more information about the Arts and Resilience Series, visit


Dr. David Acosta, chief diversity and inclusion office for the Association of American Medical Colleges, will present a lecture titled “Becoming an Equity-Minded Academic Health Center Through Inclusion Excellence: The Next Generation of Work for Academic Medicine” at noon to 1 p.m. Jan. 17 in the Hickey Auditorium, R11.1400 (UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, R. Lee Clark Clinic, 1515 Holcombe Blvd.). The event is part of the ongoing lecture series “Thought Leaders on Diversity and Inclusion.” It is co-sponsored with Baylor College of Medicine and UT MD Anderson Cancer Center and is presented by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. For more information, visit

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