On June 28, our Stars and Shields Awards nominees were recognized by our leadership for their stellar patient care and commitment to our mission. Congratulations to everyone for your continued dedication to our patients! To nominate a colleague for a Stars and Shields Award, visit uthealthcare.org/stars.
Vasan Ramachandran, MD, a distinguished public health researcher at Boston University and principal investigator of the Framingham Heart Study, has been named founding dean of The University of Texas School of Public Health San Antonio.
The School of Nursing’s Green Wellness Program: Plants-2-Plate is seeking participants for a new cohort starting this fall. Participants will be challenged to follow a whole food, plant-based nutrition plan, and will learn how to adopt a healthy lifestyle and eating pattern centered around foods that come primarily from plants, like fruits, vegetables, nuts, whole grains and legumes.
If you are feeling stressed, overwhelmed or burned out, a series of live and recorded webinars available on the Mental Health Awareness website could offer the help you need. Mark your calendar for upcoming webinars in August where leaders and employees can learn how to start the conversation on mental health to empower people to get the help they need and dispel stigmas around mental illness.