On Campus


Message from the Dean: MD Anderson and CTRC

May 18, 2016

The CTRC and the MD Anderson Cancer Center are exploring possible avenues of partnership and cooperation.




Advances in pain management: TPR’s Think Health Science series

May 18, 2016

Health Science Center faculty members Barbara J. Turner, M.D., MSED, MACP, and Jennifer Sharpe Potter, Ph.D., M.P.H., will be the speakers at Texas Public Radio’s Think Health Science presentation: Advances in pain management, on June 9.




Dental student named UT System student regent

May 17, 2016

Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Varun Pokkamthanam Joseph, a fourth-year dental student from the Health Science Center , as the new student regent for the University of Texas System Board of Regents.



James P. Hollers Drive

Dentistry honors health pioneer James P. Hollers

May 16, 2016

The School of Dentistry and the Health Science Center honored the memory of a staunch supporter of health care in South Texas at the James P. Hollers Drive Dedication and Celebration on May 13.



Ashok Kumar, M.D.

Ashok Kumar, M.D., honored by Texas Medical Association

May 11, 2016

Kaparaboyna Ashok Kumar, M.D., professor and vice chair of Medical Student Education and Clerkship Director, received a Texas Medical Association Award for Excellence in Academic Medicine at the Gold Level on April 28.



Kris Doyle, designer, IA

5 minutes with … Kris Doyle

May 11, 2016

Kris Doyle, senior director of marketing in Institutional Advancement, has worked at the Health Science Center for 39 years.