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UT Physicians nurse honored by Houston Chronicle’s Salute to Nurses
Kim Alleman, registered nurse and director of nursing and patient care services, has been recognized as a Top 150 nurse in the Greater Houston area.
Connecting you to your health information
With MyUTHealth, the upcoming new patient portal, individuals will have real-time access to their medical information.
New patient survey coming soon
Our upcoming new patient survey will allow individuals to leave honest feedback shortly after each visit with one of our doctors.
What to expect during a healthy pregnancy
For Women's Health Month, an OB-GYN specialist shares what soon-to-be mothers can expect from a healthy and happy pregnancy.
Sports physical special available at UT Physicians clinics
Keeping our young athletes healthy is important to us – that's why we're offering a $19 special on sports physicals until Dec. 31, 2021.
Community COVID-19 vaccination events a success
Two recently hosted COVID-19 vaccination events at UT Physicians community-based clinics helped to vaccinate hundreds of Houstonians.
Spina bifida program earns national recognition
In less than one year from its founding, the UT Physicians spina bifida program has earned recognition from the Spina Bifida Association.
There’s no place like (a Habitat for Humanity) home
Alma Armendaris and her daughters are the recipients of the 2021 Houston Habitat for Humanity home, sponsored by UT Physicians and UTHealth.
UTHealth Vaccine Hub administers 100,000 vaccinations
After months of hard work and dedication to the vaccination effort, the UTHealth Vaccine Hub administered a milestone dose.
Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week
April 11-17 is Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness week. Learn more about the warning signs to catch potential cancer early.
Upcoming COVID-19 community vaccination events
Aimed at reaching the underserved areas of Houston, UT Physicians will hold two community vaccination events at different clinic locations.
Reaching the hard to reach: How one team is helping Houstonians get vaccinated
The UT Physicians Healthcare Transformation Initiatives team is helping technology-limited patients receive their COVID-19 vaccine.
For the love of the game: Doctors help Houston Cougars reach Final Four
Paul Shupe, MD, and Andrew Li-Yung Hing, MD, help keep the University of Houston Cougars in top shape as they head to the Final Four.
COVID-19 antibody test not necessarily an indicator of immunity
Experts agree that COVID-19 antibody tests are not necessary and can sometimes provide unreliable results.
Pfizer introducing possibility of a third dose
An infectious disease expert explains why Pfizer could decide to release a third dose of their COVID-19 vaccine.
COVID-19 vaccination effort for patients with disabilities
Children and young adults with disabilities often need complex care because of extensive health conditions that may limit communications, mobility or require special medical equipment and transportation. Learn more about how the UT Physicians CHOSEN team worked with multiple departments to offer a convenient drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination service for our patients with disabilities.
Expert tips to improve your sleep quality
During National Sleep Awareness Week, a UTHealth expert shares her insight into how you can improve your sleep hygiene.
Spring forward your clock, but don’t fall back on your sleep
An expert with UTHealth shares how to get you and your family prepared for the upcoming daylight saving time.
Mild symptoms common after second dose of COVID-19 vaccine
Infectious disease experts break down common symptoms you can expect after the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Vaccinations provide peace of mind for community members
Houstonians share why receiving the COVID-19 vaccine at UT Physicians is important to them and their overall health.
Colorectal cancer screening and early detection are key to effective treatment
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death for both men and women. But thanks to more proactive screenings and improvements in colorectal cancer treatments, the death rate from colorectal cancer has been dropping in both men and women for several decades.
Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine receives emergency use authorization
The third to receive emergency use authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is administered in a single dose.
Nurse Triage Center answers the call during arctic blast
During the recent winter weather event, the UT Physicians Nurse Triage Center fielded calls from thousands of concerned Houstonians.
Braving the storm: Reopening the UTHealth Vaccine Hub
On the heels of a historic winter storm, volunteers and staff reopened the doors of the UTHealth Vaccine Hub.
Preparing for a winter freeze
Are you and your household prepared for the anticipated cold snap? If not, check out these easy tips to get ready.