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甘道亚·卡萨班(Ganduglia Cazaban),吉格里(Guidry),里格斯(Riggs)赢得了休斯顿(Uthealth)休斯顿总统的领导奖

由三个头像制成的图像(从左到右:Monica Guidry,Robin Riggs和Cecilia Ganduglia Cazaban。


The 2021 recipients of the President’s Awards for Leadership at UTHealth Houston are Cecilia Ganduglia Cazaban, MD, DrPH, assistant professor with UTHealth School of Public Health; Monica K. Guidry, LCSW, ACSW, executive director of the UTHealth Houston Office of Employee Assistance and Well-Being Programs; and Robin Riggs, MSN, RN, senior nurse manager for McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston and the Nurse Triage Line at UT Physicians.


Students at the UTHealth Houston Mass Casualty Incident Training transport a victim away from the scene to receive medical attention. (Photo by Rogelio Castro/UTHealth Houston).


Cries for help rang out early Friday morning on Nov. 19 when a natural disaster caused a school bus to crash and topple over. As the scene played out, students from UTHealth Houston rushed into the field to render aid and appropriately triage the victims.

Thankfully, this hurricane and motor vehicle accident was just a mock scenario as part of the sixth UTHealth Houston Center for Interprofessional Collaboration Mass Casualty Incident Simulation.

Cizik School of Nursing students give back


November 9, 2021

On a recent early October morning, two students from Cizik School of Nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston) helped hand out food and nutrition education materials to families in an underserved neighborhood in the Westchase district of Houston.

UTHealth Houston associate professor aims to improve people’s lives in hometowns like her own

梅丽莎Valerio-Shewmaker博士与她见husband, Troy, and stepdaughters, Abigail and Coral. (Photo courtesy of Melissa Valerio-Shewmaker, PhD).

October 12, 2021

San Diego, Texas is a quiet two-stoplight town with a strong history in agriculture, ranching, and oil and gas. It’s the kind of place where neighbors know neighbors, and people look out for one another. It’s also a place where health disparities are visible, and the hometown of Melissa Valerio-Shewmaker, PhD, an associate professor at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston).


Photo of UTHealth building.

October 7, 2021

为了与来自公共卫生和数据科学不同背景的个人开发人才管道,以解决未来的公共卫生响应,德克萨斯大学健康科学中心(休斯顿乌西顿休斯顿)已获得美国授予近1000万美元的合作协议Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC).


UTHealth-CPRIT Innovation in Cancer Prevention Research Training Program directors.

October 1, 2021

一项创新计划,旨在增加预防癌症的科学家的数量,并在休斯敦的德克萨斯大学健康科学中心(Uthealth Houston)领导的全州范围内促进癌症健康公平,已从癌症预防中获得了近400万美元的赠款德克萨斯beplay苹果手机能用吗州研究所(CPRIT)。

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