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7th Annual Adolescent Sexual Health Course

Save the Date! The 7th Annual Adolescent Sexual Health Course will be June 9 – 11, 2015. More information to come soon!

STD Infections on the Rise

Our very own Dr. Susan Tortolero Emery is quoted in this SUNNY 99.1 article about the rising number of STD infections.

A recent interview with Dr. Peskin on dating violence

Watch Dr. Melissa Peskin on Fox26 News as she discusses “It’s Your Game” and how it’s working to reduce teen dating violence.

Dr. Tortolero speaks with WWL AM870 on bullying and obesity

Listen to our own Dr. Susan Tortolero Emery discuss the link between bullying and obesity on WWL AM870 Radio New Orleans. Her interview starts at 3:57.

John P. McGovern Award Lecture Series

September 10, 2014 11:15AM Marilyn Gambrell presents “The Ultimate At-Risk Child: Understanding and working with the children of incarcerated parents.”

UTHealth researchers helping epilepsy patients

A tablet app developed by UT researchers, including our own Dr. Ross Shegog, was created to help patients better manage their epilepsy.

John P. McGovern Award Lecture Series

April 21, 2014 11:30AM Kate Lorig, RN, DrPH presents “Chronic Disease Self-Management: From Dissertation to Return on Investment”

Midland schools move forward with It’s Your Game

As student pregnancies in Midland ISD near the 100 mark this school year, school officials plan to continue using a classroom- and computer-based sex education curriculum to help curb teen pregnancy, with a primary focus on abstinence.

A tribute to Dr. Doug Kirby

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our friend and colleague Dr. Doug Kirby.

Sexual encounters among teens spike during winter break

December 19, 2012: ABC13 interviewed Dr. Susan Tortolero as part of this story about talking with your teens about sex.