A new University of Texas at Austin initiative will utilize top experts from throughout the region and country to ensure that the campus’s best health-focused research is transformed into new drugs, devices and health products that will directly benefit patients, health care providers and the public.
Dr. William Lawson, a nationally recognized leader in psychiatric care and research, will steer the landmark partnership between Huston-Tillotson University and the Dell Medical School, bringing new health resources — especially mental health resources — to historically underserved residents of East Austin and other parts of Travis County.
The Design Institute for Health is a first-of-its-kind institution dedicated to applying design thinking and creative solutions to the nation’s health care challenges – and integrating that perspective into medical education and community health programs.
The Lebermann Foundation of Austin has committed $1.5 million to create two endowments at The University of Texas at Austin honoring the parents of former Austin civic leader Lowell Lebermann. The Dr. Lowell Henry Lebermann Endowed Chair in Internal Medicine in memory of Lowell’s father will be the first chair in internal medicine established at the new Dell Medical School.
Huston-Tillotson University, a historically black university in Austin, and the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin announced a landmark partnership Tuesday dedicated to helping underserved residents of Austin get, and stay, healthy.
Dell Medical School officially announces Dr. Steven Abrams as its inaugural pediatrics chair. A renowned pediatrician for more than three decades and a father for nearly as long, Dr. Steven Abrams will serve as a leader within the school and advocate for parents in the community.
AUSTIN, Texas — A landmark agreement between The University of Texas at Austin and Seton Healthcare Family sets a legal foundation for a new medical school, a new teaching hospital, a health care district in downtown Austin and greater access to health services in Travis County.
AUSTIN, Texas — With a $50 million gift from the LIVESTRONG Foundation to the Dell Medical School, The University of Texas at Austin has exceeded its goal of raising $3 billion during the eight-year Campaign for Texas.
The Board of Regents unanimously approved an affiliation agreement between UT Austin, Central Health and the Community Care Collaborative that establishes an innovative model for improving the delivery and quality of health care in Travis County. The Regents also unanimously authorized the establishment of a doctor of medicine degree at UT Austin.
The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing has received a grant of $20,000 from the Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare to help fund the scholarships of two doctoral nursing students in 2014.
Robert L. Talbert, a professor of pharmacy in the College of Pharmacy at The University of Texas at Austin, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Robert K. Chalmers Distinguished Pharmacy Educator Award presented by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).
Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., a nationally renowned leader in higher education and pediatric transplant surgery, announced Monday morning that he will step down as head of The University of Texas System after a five-year tenure marked by groundbreaking accomplishments.