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UT Physicians Cast Specialist Recognized for Outstanding Service
Congratulations to Brett Brinkley, UT Physicians 2016 Employee of the Year. Brinkley, a cast specialist at Ironman Sports Medicine Institute Memorial City, is known for being patient and kind with pediatric patients.
Get Screened: Cervical Health Awareness Month
January is cervical health awareness month—time to schedule wellness exams and encourage those around us to be proactive in fighting against cervical cancer.
When Breathing is a Burden—COPD Facts
November is COPD Awareness Month. COPD, short for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, describes progressive lung diseases including emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Chronic lung diseases are the third leading cause of death in the United States, behind only cancer and cardiovascular disease. Here are symptoms and risk factors for developing it.
UT Physicians Sickle Cell Center Expands Resources for Patients
For people living with sickle cell disease, chronic pain becomes an all too familiar part of everyday life. The UT Physicians Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center is working to help change that.
UT Physicians has expanded the Sickle Cell Center to accommodate the growing number of patients. Subspecialists, social services and behavioral health services have all been added to the center for a holistic approach to patient care.
UT Physicians Orthopedist Makes Impact in Cambodia
A second medical mission trip by UT Physicians’ Matthew Koepplinger, D.O., impacted the quality life for many, including burn victims, in Takeo, Cambodia.
Early detection key to cancer survival
During a routine well visit at the new UT Physicians Community Health & Wellness Center – Rosenberg, a local woman receives test orders that lead to a breast cancer diagnosis.
UT Physicians Launches Integrative Children’s Initiative
A unique day treatment program for children and adolescents with medical issues complicated by emotional and behavioral challenges has opened at UT Physicians flagship location in the Texas Medical Center. The UT Physicians PATH program team is comprised of faculty and staff of McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
Schizophrenia Study on Mild Electrical Stimulation
A safe, noninvasive weak electrical current delivery will be investigated for its potential in treating schizophrenia by a UT Physicians psychiatrist.
Language Barriers Impede Treatment of Children with Special Needs
Language barriers can have dangerous consequences for children with special health care needs.
Dr. Duke honored by Houston Technology Center
James “Red” Duke, M.D., UT Physicians surgeon and professor of surgery at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, was one of four recipients of a Lifetime Achievement Award.