External News Coverage

Local student to receive award for fighting childhood obesity in the community

KGNB Radio in New Braunfels, 09/09/2014

The Michael & Susan Dell Center at the UTHealth School of Public Health hosted the Texas Health Champion Award Ceremony last night to recognize leaders in the fight against the obesity epidemic. The Rising Star Award winner was featured on KGNB Radio in her hometown of New Braunfels.


Enterovirus D68 will spread to Houston, pediatrician says

News 92 FM, 09/09/2014

In an interview with News 92 FM reporter Bonnie Petrie, UTHealth pediatrician Lynnette Mazur, M.D., commented on a troubling respiratory children's virus.


Rewards of higher education

ADVANCE for Nurses, 09/09/2014

Laura Rooney, D.N.P., A.P.R.N., is quoted in a story about the rewards of higher education in ADVANCE for Nurses' magazine cover story.


Manvel Elementary named for surgeon Dr. "Red" Duke

KTRK-TV Channel 13, 09/07/2014

Alvin ISD faculty and staff, together with representatives from Memorial Hermann and UTHealth, honored James H. "Red" Duke Jr., M.D., during a special dedication ceremony at a new elementary school named in his honor.


Clear Lake resident receives grant for nursing program

Houston Community Newspapers, 09/05/2014

This Houston Community Newspaper article highlights UTHealth's Latia Wade Hickerson, one of 14 incoming Ph.D. students in the country recognized by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation as the "Future of Nursing."


Ott: Concussion patients need cognitive rest, not just physical

Houston Chronicle, 09/05/2014

UTHealth neuropsychologist Summer Ott, Psy.D., wrote a Houston Chronicle op-ed piece about the need for cognitive rest for the brain after a concussion.


Troisi: Flu, not Ebola, a pandemic threat to US

Houston Chronicle, 09/04/2014

Is there a possibility that the next pandemic will be caused by the flu? UTHealth infectious disease epidemiologist Catherine Troisi, Ph.D., explored the idea in this opinion piece for the Houston Chronicle. 


Video game research

Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio, 09/04/2014

UTHealth's Susan Tortolero Emery, Ph.D., participated in a panel discussion about the mental health effects of children playing violent video games on Houston Matters, a program of Houston Public Media's KUHF Radio.


Taming the tempest in the brain: Part 1

HealthLEADER, 09/04/2014

The first part of a series that chronicles a woman's struggle with epilepsy ran in the latest issue of HealthLEADER. Jeremy Slater, M.D., and Nitin Tandon, M.D., are featured in the story. 


Patients as partners

TMC Pulse, 09/03/2014

In the latest TMC Pulse, read why Eric Thomas, M.D., M.P.H., has recommended a bigger role for patients in medical error investigations.


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