External News Coverage

Air marshal syringe negative for disease

KTRH Radio, 09/10/2014

What are the procedures for placing a person suspected of having a contagious disease in quarantine? UTHealth safety expert Robert Emery, Dr.P.H., provided an overview of the process in an interview with KTRH Radio journalist Nik Rajkovic.


Study links benzodiazepines to Alzheimer's

NewsFix Channel 39, 09/10/2014

UTHealth researcher Michael Weaver, M.D., spoke to a NewsFix Channel 39 reporter about new international research that links long-term use of a prescription drug to an increased risk of Alzheimer's disease.


Taming the tempest in the brain: Part 2

HealthLEADER, 09/10/2014

The final part of a series that chronicles a woman's struggle with epilepsy ran in the latest issue of HealthLEADER.


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.


Hyperemesis gravidarum strikes 1-2% of pregnant women, including Middleton

KHOU-TV Channel 11, 09/09/2014

UTHealth's Hector Mendez, M.D., was interviewed about hyperemesis gravidarum, which Princess Kate Middleton is suffering from.


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.


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