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The following is a sample of media placements during August 2008 about The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. For more information or assistance with media relations, call Meredith Raine, 713-500-3050.
Dr. Nidal Moukaddam, assistant professor of psychiatry, was quoted in a Houston Chronicle story about postpartum depression, 8/31.
Information from Dr. Mildred Ramirez of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology was included in a New York Times Magazine article on breast cancer treatment during pregnancy, 8/31.
Dr. Stephen Tyring's shingles research was referenced in a story in the Dallas Morning News, 9/2.
Dr. Charles Begley of the School of Public Health (SPH) was quoted in a Fort Worth Star-Telegram story on access of health care, 9/2.
Dr. Michael Smolensky of SPH and Dr. Richard Castriotta of the UT Medical School at Houston were quoted in a sleep study that ran online in The Intelligencer, 9/4.
The Houston Business Journal ran news on the UT Medical School's recent ranking in Hispanic Business Magazine, 9/5.
Ann-Marie Hedberg of School of Public Health is among the experts quoted in the story about instilling nutritious eating habits in children - especially during preschool and elementary years - in the September/October issue of Opportunity Houston.
Dr. Nancy Bergstrom of the School of Nursing was quoted in a KTRH radio story on elder care, 9/8.
Dr. Rose Gowen of the SPH Brownsville Regional Campus was quoted in The Brownsville Herald in a story about the launch of a farmer's market to help the community in the battle against obesity and diabetes, 9/8.
Dr. Manju Monga of the Medical School is quoted in a WebMD story about how C-sections impact a mom's responsiveness to her baby, 9/8.
Dr. S. Rao of the Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Medical School, was quoted in a Houston Chronicle story about a teen-ager who suffered cardiac arrest during a physical education class, 9/10.
Houston Chronicle reporter Cindy George interviewed Dr. Michael Assel of the Children's Learning Institute for a story on how to discuss the threat of hurricanes with children of all ages, 9/10.
Dr. Diana Fite of the Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical School, was quoted in a USA Today story about post-Hurricane Ike healthcare needs, 9/18.
Dr. Harold Kohl of the SPH Austin Regional Campus was quoted in the New York Times, 9/18.
Dr. Guy Parcel was quoted in a story about hurricane recovery in the ASPH Friday Letter, 9/19.
Dr. Carlos Moreno was quoted in a USA Today story on how Texas hospitals responded to public health needs following Hurricane Ike, 9/19.
Dr. Pamela Berens of the Medical School was quoted in Women's Health magazine in a story about polycystic ovarian syndrome, as well as in a Pregnancy magazine story on remaining productive during pregnancy, 9/24.
Todd Ackerman of the Houston Chronicle interviewed Drs. Bob Emery, Kristy Murray and Irina Cech of the School of Public Health about public health threats for residents returning to Galveston after Hurricane Ike, 9/24.
Dr. Susan Landry was featured in a story by KPRC Channel 2 reporter Courtney Zavala based on efforts by The University of Texas Medical School at Houston researchers to improve the math skills of children which aired on 9/30.