November 15, 2022
After two years and hundreds of thousands of calls to residents, UTHealth Houston School of Public Health wrapped up its COVID-19 contact tracing program in San Antonio at the end of September. The project was a partnership with the City of San Antonio’s Metropolitan Health department.
November 11, 2022
Endowments are a poignant reminder to faculty members of the importance of their roles and responsibilities in academics and research. Donors fund these endowments, traditionally where they get their namesake, and they are used to support faculty's particular research interest. This honor elevates leaders in the health science community, creating a high-caliber setting in which to thrive.
November 10, 2022
Research shows that incidences of Kaposi’s sarcoma among people living with HIV have fallen significantly over the past two decades, but a new evaluation of data led by researchers at UTHealth Houston highlights a significant disparity among one particular demographic – young Black men in the American South.
October 31, 2022
Asha Kapadia, PhD, and Kay Dunn, PhD, were trailblazers who excelled academically and professionally, emerging as role models in the male-dominated field of biostatistics.
October 28, 2022
A beta version of a powerful new tool designed to help people find and use data about community conditions in Bexar County, led by Laura McKieran, PhD of UTHealth Houston School of Public Health San Antonio, has been launched by Community Information Now (CI:Now).
October 24, 2022
Funded by the National Heart Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), the “Trauma Resuscitation with Group O Whole Blood Or Products” (TROOP) trial will enroll 1,200 patients at 12 trauma centers across the United States, to compare whole blood transfusions to blood component therapy, the current standard in trauma transfusions. Enrollment for TROOP will begin in spring 2023.
October 21, 2022
Andrew Springer, DrPH, associate professor, Department of Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences at UTHealth Houston School of Public Health, has been recognized by the University of Texas Regents for his "extraordinary dedication" to students.
October 20, 2022
Throughout her career, Barnes has focused on addressing health inequities. Her work with EHF expands that focus, as it works towards taking on the underlying, non-medical factors that impact health.
October 9, 2022
Sterling makes history at UTHealth School of Public Health by being the first Black woman to receive tenure.
October 7, 2022
The UTHealth Houston Institute for Implementation Science and the Texas Developmental Center for AIDS Research (Texas D-CFAR), a collaboration between Baylor College of Medicine, UTHealth Houston and Texas Biomedical Research Institute, recently received funding from the National Institutes of Health to establish the new Texas Implementation Science Hub to End HIV (Texas IS Hub).