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  • Collaborating to Conquer Loneliness Amid Pandemic

    Collaborating to Conquer Loneliness Amid Pandemic

    The COVID-19 pandemic has made two things abundantly clear: While prevention and management techniques are well-intentioned and successful, social distancing strategies can have severe consequences for older persons who are already at risk for the disease; and university students have had fewer opportunities to learn in traditional settings. Bridging those two paradigms is a collaboration between the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, UH College of Nursing and Fertitta Family College of Medicine to mitigate the pandemic’s unexpected consequences in Houston by connecting older persons in the Houston area with UH students in both colleges. 

  • Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Telemedicine Usage Persist During Pandemic

    Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Telemedicine Usage Persist During Pandemic

    Historical data shows minorities have long faced obstacles to getting the critical health care services they need. When COVID-19 arrived two years ago, telemedicine emerged with the promise of better access to care through virtual delivery of clinical services and consultations.

    But according to a new study led by the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine and published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, the rapid implementation of telemedicine didn’t bridge the gap as much as people had hoped. 

  • Q & A with UH College of Medicine’s Assistant Dean of Diversity and Outreach

    As assistant dean of diversity and outreach at the University of Houston College of Medicine, Dr. Kenya Steele’s work extends well beyond the classroom. Her work impacts not only the culture and curriculum at the college, but also the future communities our students will serve and future of the health care industry.

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Fox 26 Houston

UH medical school named after Tilman J. Fertitta family following legacy-defining $50 million gift

May 19, 2022

Sunny 99.1 FM

Tilman Fertitta donates $50M to University of Houston medical school

May 19, 2022

Forbes

University Of Houston Announces $50 Million Gift For Its Medical School

May 19, 2022

The Daily Cougar

College of Medicine renamed after Tilman Fertitta’s ‘legacy-defining’ donation

May 19, 2022

Houston Business Journal

Tilman Fertitta family makes massive donation to UH College of Medicine

May 19, 2022

CBS News, Channel 11

Fertitta family makes massive $50M donation to University of Houston College of Medicine

May 19, 2022

NBC News, Channel 2

‘New Era of Health Care’: UH College of Medicine renamed in honor of Tilman Fertitta after $50M pledge

May 19, 2022

ABC News, Channel 13

UH names Fertitta Family College of Medicine after $50M donation from Houston entrepreneur

May 19, 2022

Houston Chronicle

Tilman Fertitta donating $50 million to UH medical school, which will be renamed after him

May 19, 2022

University of Houston

A Visionary Commitment to Houston's Health

May 19, 2022

Family Medicine Journal

When the Difficult Patient Was Me

April 25, 2022

Fox 26 Houston

Why telemedicine is not enough to address racial health disparities

April 24, 2022

University of Houston

Collaborating to Conquer Loneliness Amid Pandemic

April 20, 2022

The Daily Cougar

Electronic cigarette ban favored by some students, faculty

April 19, 2022

University of Houston

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Telemedicine Usage Persist During Pandemic

April 13, 2022

University of Houston

Passion for Caring: Three New UH Health Clinics are Improving Lives

March 29, 2022

Houston Chronicle

A legacy of racism in the health care system is hurting patients, new research shows

March 27, 2022

ABC News, Channel 13

Loss of COVID-19 funding for federal program could have ripple effects on Texas Health care systemsOrthodoxy (Part 2): Reinventing Medical Education

March 25, 2022

4Sight Health

Overcoming Medical Orthodoxy (Part 2): Reinventing Medical Education

March 24, 2022

The Daily Cougar

‘They’re not helpless’: UH College of Medicine’s Household Centered Care program helps communities face-to-face

March 23, 2022

University of Houston

Coming Full Circle: UH Alumnus Returns to Join UH College of Medicine Founding Faculty

March 2, 2022

University of Houston College of Medicine

Q & A with UH College of Medicine’s Assistant Dean of Diversity and Outreach

February 14, 2022

University of Houston College of Medicine

STEM RISE 2022: UH Medical Students Step Up to Mentor Third Ward Students

February 11, 2022

Houston Chronicle

COVID Help Desk: Should we still wear masks as the omicron wave subsides?

February 10, 2022

Univision, Channel 45

Universidad de Houston implementa medidas para combatir el covid-19

February 1, 2022

Yahoo!Finance

'We need to continue masking in schools,' doctor urges

 

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