Because she observed that women often take care of others' needs before addressing their own health issues, Dr. Ildiko Agoston created a comprehensive, multidisciplinary clinic just for women.
M.D./Ph.D. student Eithan Kotkowski had an epiphany as he promoted science to his elementary school pupils. In that moment, he realized he needed to pursue his own passion for science.
When Ashley Byrd, B.S.N., RN, enrolled in the nurse practitioner program, she didn’t know that decision would lead to the world of research. While working on her graduate nursing degree, she looks for ways to reduce stress for other nurses.
Sumathy Mohan, Ph.D., looks at a single layer of cells that serves as ground zero in the fight against complications of both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes
Thomas King, Ph.D., developed a sure-fire way to prepare for exams while he was a med student: Approach it like you have to teach it and you’ll own the material forever.
Neela K. Patel, M.D., M.P.H., of the UT Medicine Senior Health Clinic, serves families by listening to her inner voice and reliving her times as a caregiver.
When unexpected results from his Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial caused concern in the medical community, Ian Thompson, M.D., continued analyzing data and following the lives of the men in his study. What he learned is saving even more lives today.
Avid runner Stacey Young-McCaughan, Ph.D., RN, administers research trials for the world’s largest military-focused PTSD consortia while promoting the healthy benefits of physical activity.
Former Harvard football player finds lessons learned on the gridiron help him to succeed in medical school.
Qitao Ran, Ph.D., who grew up working in rice fields, applies similar dedication to study neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s.
Carlayne E. Jackson, M.D., FAAN, a UT Medicine neurologist, created a clinic dedicated to helping patients diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and their caregivers.
Jannine Cody's heartbreak drove her to research
David F. Jimenez, M.D., FACS, professor and chairman of neurosurgery at the Health Science Center refined cranial surgery for the benefit of infants.
Gregory Ernst, Ph.D., PT, is passionate about patient care and teaching the next generation of physical therapists.
Oral and maxillofacial surgery gives Edward Ellis III, D.D.S., M.S., the opportunity to improve his patients’ oral function and facial appearance.
Jesse Rettele found his calling when a boy began to walk with the limbs Rettele had fashioned.
A. Pratap Kumar, Ph.D., sees mountains of cancer-fighting potential in a tree bark extract.
By enrolling in the M.D./Ph.D. Dual Degree Program, Vinh Dao found the perfect way to combine his love of medicine with his passion for science and discovery.
Glen Medellin, M.D., FAAP, understands that children who have special needs often require more complex medical treatment, and he is creating a place that can best care for them.
Dina Tom, M.D., enjoys watching the spark in her students’ eyes as they learn new concepts. As they question her, she learns more each day.
Walter Mejia isn’t a scientist, but he plays a critical role in the world-class research being conducted at the South Texas Research Facility.