The Texas Tribune is partnering with The University of Texas at Austin’s LBJ School of Public Affairs for the next installment of Texas Tribune Festival’s “On The Road” series, titled “Health Care.” The daylong symposium will cover major issues in health care policy in Texas and will include discussions about the Affordable Care Act, women’s… » Continue Reading
Andrew Ellington will describe how new biotechnology will improve health care on a global scale during the final ‘Hot Science – Cool Talks’ lecture of spring 2013. Event: “Hot Science – Cool Talks” lecture featuring Andrew Ellington, professor of biochemistry When: 7 p.m., Thursday, April 4. A pre-lecture science and community fair will begin at 5:45… » Continue Reading
The St. David's Foundation has awarded grants of more than $2 million to the School of Social Work at The University of Texas at Austin to increase the number of social workers serving critical roles in Central Texas. With a $2 million grant — the largest in the school’s history — the foundation has endowed… » Continue Reading
The University of Texas at Austin welcomes today's vote by the Board of Regents to invest in building a new medical school that will be part of our flagship university.
Pervasive racial bias in American medical practice adversely affects treatment and diagnosis for African American patients, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin.
Date: Oct. 26, 2011 Event: Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Health Care When: Friday, Nov. 18, 7:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Where: McCombs School of Business Registration: For UT faculty and Ph.D. students. Free, but seating is limited. Visit Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Healthcare for more information and to register. The McCombs Healthcare Initiative will host… » Continue Reading
When creating public health campaigns researchers and public policy makers should include messages to combat the perception that low health literacy equates to low intelligence, according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.
LBJ School, Patient Privacy Rights Foundation Co-Host Washington, D.C. Summit on Health Privacy Rights
The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin and the Patient Privacy Rights Foundation will co-host the nation’s first public summit to discuss the future of health privacy in the digital age.
University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing to Improve Access to Primary Care with $842,000 in St. David’s Foundation Grants
The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing has received grants totaling $842,000 from the St. David’s Foundation to expand its nurse practitioner program and provide much needed primary care support.
Event: Innovation in Health Care Delivery Systems Symposium When: April 21-22 Where: The University of Texas at Austin AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, 1900 University Ave. Registration: $25 for students; $50 for faculty; $200 for industry and private sector professionals. Visit Innovation in Health Care Delivery Systems Symposium for more information and to register.… » Continue Reading