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Human Trafficking lecture

September 20, 2017

When 3:30 to 5 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 2 Where NSG 1.463 Details Nationally known human trafficking expert Donna Sabella, Ph.D, M.Ed, MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC, will speak on “Human Trafficking: Theory and Application.” Learn how health care workers can play an i …



Faculty member honored by Morgan’s Wonderland

September 20, 2017

Dr. Allegretti’s Go Baby Go project provides modified ride-on toy cars for young children with disabilities.


Express-News: Space out births for health of moms and babies

September 18, 2017

Maternal mortality is rising in the U.S., an indicated 26.4 deaths per 100,000 live births in 2015 as compared to declining rates in other developed nations, which ranged from as low as 3.8 in Finland to 9.2 in the United Kingdom. Read the full story a …


Rivard Report: Creating a culture of health for SA’s Latino children

September 18, 2017

Did you know that Latino children are far more likely than their peers to suffer from depression and other mental health issues that often go untreated? Read the full story at the Rivard Report


Express-News: During a ‘virtual tour’ of dementia, nothing seems easy

September 18, 2017

Rissa Dunaway was disoriented. She peered at the kitchen and hospital bed through white-rimmed sunglasses that distorted her vision. A pair of headphones blared static into her ears as she took heavy, cautious steps around the room, trying to make out …


University President William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, and Ruben A. Mesa, M.D.,

New cancer center director welcomed

September 14, 2017

A reception honoring new UT Health Cancer Center Director Ruben A. Mesa, M.D., was held Sept. 14. Dr. Mesa began his post in August. The event was hosted by President William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP; Ron Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D., interim dean of the Joe R …



Study: Latino kids more likely to suffer depression, less likely to get treatment

September 12, 2017

Latino children are far more likely than their peers to suffer depression and other mental health issues that go untreated, according to a new research review from Salud America!



Research: Latino children more depressed, less likely to get mental health care than their peers

September 12, 2017

Research, video show how improving school policies, community programs and cultural mental health services can promote healthy minds for children By Cliff Despres Latino children are far more likely than their peers to suffer depression and other menta …


Share your Hurricane Harvey stories

September 12, 2017

We’d love to hear your stories of help and encouragement for those fellow Texans suffering from the devastating effects of Harvey. Share your story by going to My UT Health and clicking on the widget titled “Share stories of help and encouragement.”


Faculty member to lead American College of Chest Physicians

September 11, 2017

UT Health’s Stephanie M. Levine, M.D., will become only the fifth woman to serve as president of the the American College of Chest Physicians.


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