Faculty member elected to leadership position of prestigious organization

February 9, 2021
 

John Calhoon, MD, professor and cardiothoracic surgeon in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, was recently named first vice president and president-elect of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons.




AFSA offices to relocate to library

January 11, 2021
 

The Registrar’s Office and the Office of International Services will begin the process of moving to the Briscoe Library Jan. 19. The relocation is the first phase of an initiative to gather offices from the Division of Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs (AFSA) into a single location, helping to better serve students and faculty.



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Three faculty members selected to UT System’s Shine Academy

December 21, 2020
 

Faculty members Babatunde “Kay” Oyajobi, MD, PhD, MBA; Bridgett Piernik-Yoder, PhD, OTR; and Moshtagh Farokhi, DDS, MPH, have been selected.



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Be merry and masked during winter holidays

December 21, 2020
 

Although the long-awaited COVID-19 vaccine is now here, cases and hospitalizations continue to soar and holiday travel and gatherings are cause for concern for many. However, recent guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provide recommendations for safely celebrating the winter holidays.




2020 Presidential Ambassador Scholars introduced

December 7, 2020
 

The five scholars, one from each school in the university, are: John-Stephane Kouam, Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine; Erica Osta, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; Shanae Rhodes, School of Nursing; Jennifer Sanchez, School of Health Professions; and Katharina Tosti, School of Dentistry.




Safely celebrating the holidays during COVID-19

November 19, 2020
 

Masking, social distancing, good hand hygiene and limiting numbers of people at gatherings have proven to stop the spread of COVID-19.