Stroke patients appear to receive better care at teaching hospitals with less of a chance of landing back in a hospital during the early stages of recovery, according to new research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
Four months after Hurricane Harvey soaked the Houston area and displaced more than a third of the population, an alarming 52 percent of Harris County residents said they were still struggling to recover, according to a new report from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health.
Sinus surgeons with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center are the first in the United States to use augmented reality technology during minimally invasive sinus procedures.
UT Physicians has responded to a growing demand for specialty care with the opening of a new physical medicine, rehabilitation, sports medicine and pain management clinic in southwest Houston. The outpatient clinic provides patients with comprehensive, state-of-the-art care for joint pain, spine pain and sports-related injuries.
The new president of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) is Sean Blackwell, M.D., professor and chair of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston (UTHealth).
With the first $6 million in state funds approved for the construction of a psychiatric hospital in Houston, UTHealth will oversee construction of a continuum of care campus for behavioral health that addresses a critical need in Texas.
Margo Melchor, R.D.H., M.Ed., Ed.D., community outreach director for the School of Dentistry at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), has been appointed to the Texas state board that regulates the practice of dentistry and dental hygiene.
The Texas Forensic Assessment Center Network (FACN) has been expanded from children’s services to include adults through a formal agreement between the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) and McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
A $2.5 million federal grant will allow a multidisciplinary team at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in Houston to provide prevention and treatment information about HIV, AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases to underserved individuals with substance abuse or mental disorders.