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National Conference to Address Racial Health Disparities and New Curriculum for Medical Schools

Event: Medical professionals, researchers and scholars from across the country will meet at The University of Texas at Austin for a national conference titled “Addressing Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities: Best Practices for Clinical Care and Medical Education in the 21st Century.”

University of Texas at Austin Olympics Experts

University of Texas at Austin experts are available to discuss a range of topics related to the London Olympics, from the physical performance of elite athletes to the organization and management of a large-scale international sports event.   Nutrition and Athletic Performance John Ivy Teresa Lozano Long Endowed Chair in Kinesiology and Health Education Chairman,…   » Continue Reading

Racial Bias Skews Medical Diagnosis and Treatment for African Americans, Research Shows

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.

Sports and Race Experts Available to Discuss Texas Relays

Sports and Race Experts Available to Discuss Texas Relays

The Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays take place April 6-9 on The University of Texas at Austin campus. This annual track and field event attracts athletes from Texas and across the country. Faculty members at the university are available to discuss racial discourse in American culture, the role of sports in the integration of America, underlying…   » Continue Reading

University of Texas at Austin One of Two U.S. Sites for Olympic Studies Center

The University of Texas at Austin's H.J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports has been selected by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to be an Olympic Studies Center (OSC).

Experts Available to Discuss the 2008 Olympic Games

The 2008 Summer Olympic Games will be held Aug. 8-24 in Beijing, China. More than 10,000 athletes are expected to compete in the games, including 18 current or former University of Texas at Austin student-athletes.