March 24, 2023
How women with heart disease respond to stress can increase their risk of developing adverse cardiovascular events, according to a new study co-authored by researchers with UTHealth Houston School of Public Health and Emory University in Atlanta.
March 10, 2023
Prenatal exposure to an anti-nausea drug commonly used in the 1960s and 1970s has been shown to increase risk of colorectal cancer in adult offspring, according to a study by researchers at UTHealth Houston.
March 3, 2023
We are pleased to announce Maria E. Fernández, PhD, as vice president of Population Health and Implementation Science, and Lisa D. Cain, PhD, as associate vice president of Faculty Affairs and Development at UTHealth Houston.
February 21, 2023
Four faculty, representing three UTHealth Houston schools, are among the inductees into the 2023 class of The University of Texas Kenneth I. Shine, MD, Academy of Health Science Education.
The honor is bestowed annually to outstanding faculty from across UT System’s academic health institutions. They will be formally inducted with a ceremony on March 4.
January 30, 2023
Have you ever tried a chocolate tomato or purchased a vibrant pink dragon fruit?
These exotic-sounding fruits and vegetables are part of a unique pilot study at two UT Physicians clinics that offers prescriptions for free produce in an effort to improve dietary behaviors in children.
January 30, 2023
The Committee will be tasked with reviewing the current body of science on key nutrition topics and developing a scientific report that includes its independent assessment of the evidence and recommendations for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Food and Drug Administration as they develop the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (the Guidelines).
December 19, 2022
Patients who are satisfied with their physicians are more likely to follow through with metabolic or bariatric surgery (MBS) regardless of racial or ethnic group, according to a study led by researchers at UTHealth Houston.
November 14, 2022
Three faculty members who have demonstrated longstanding excellence in areas of teaching, research, and clinical care, and another recognized for overall exemplary dedication and service, received top honors from UTHealth Houston President Giuseppe N. Colasurdo, MD, Alkek-Williams Distinguished Chair, during a ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 9.
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.
November 8, 2022
A five-year, $5.9 million grant will allow researchers at UTHealth Houston School of Public Health to address the need for effective and efficient elder mistreatment screening in primary care – particularly for older adults who are living with Alzheimer’s disease and related