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Gabriela Gallegos, JD, MPP at a triathlon event where she serves on the executive board of World Triathlon. Photo courtesy of World Triathlon Media.

UTHealth Houston researcher serves on the executive board of World Triathlon

Gabriela Gallegos, JD, MPP, associate professor of management, policy & community health at UTHealth Houston School of Public Health serves on the executive board of World Triathlon, the international governing body for the sport of Triathlon and all related multisport, where she plays a critical role in setting policy for the sport and organization. That includes developing and implementing policies that ensure the health and safety of participating triathletes.

Photo of Augusto César F. De Moraes, PhD, MS.

Heart healthy indicators and behaviors in adolescents linked to better cognitive function, according to UTHealth Houston research

Cardiovascular health behaviors and overall cardiovascular health were directly associated with adolescent brain development and cognitive function, according to UTHealth Houston research published recently in the journal Mental Health and Physical Activity.

Shannon Guillot-Wright, PhD, at UTHealth Houston School of Health, is the author of a new paper revealing why Texas shrimpers have worse health outcomes. (Photo by UTHealth Houston)

Dangerous work, unmet health care needs add up to more deaths, negative health outcomes for Texas shrimpers, according to UTHealth Houston research

A dangerous work environment and limited access to health care are related to higher death rates and negative health outcomes among Texas shrimpers in the Gulf of Mexico, according to a new study from UTHealth Houston.

Five UTHealth Houston employees standing behind a table with a laptop on it. (Photo by UTHealth Houston)

UTHealth Houston earns five 2024 Top Workplaces National Culture Excellence Awards

UTHealth Houston has been honored with five prestigious 2024 Top Workplaces National Culture Excellence Awards, marking a significant achievement in workplace culture and employee satisfaction.

UTHealth Houston researcher serves on the executive board of World Triathlon

Gabriela Gallegos, JD, MPP at a triathlon event where she serves on the executive board of World Triathlon. Photo courtesy of World Triathlon Media.

July 18, 2024

Gabriela Gallegos, JD, MPP, associate professor of management, policy & community health at UTHealth Houston School of Public Health serves on the executive board of World Triathlon, the international governing body for the sport of Triathlon and all related multisport, where she plays a critical role in setting policy for the sport and organization. That includes developing and implementing policies that ensure the health and safety of participating triathletes.









Nearly $4 Million Awarded for Adolescent Cancer Research

Headshots of Assistant Professor Paula Cuccaro, PhD; Professor Ross Shegog, PhD; and Associate Professor Lara Savas, PhD, from left to right.

April 12, 2024

Assistant Professor Paula Cuccaro, PhD; Professor Ross Shegog, PhD; and Associate Professor Lara Savas, PhD, were awarded $3,996,163 from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to develop adolescent cancer prevention research. These awards were part of a $100 million grant to continue Texas's initiatives to build cancer research and represent the country's most significant state initiative to combat cancer.  




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