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Leveling the Playing Field

Behind the scenes of the sports world’s doping problem with two of the scientists taking on the challenge of detection.

BY Larissa Herold

New Life After Cancer

Truly patient-centered cancer care means seeing the whole person. For some, that includes prioritizing fertility preservation.

BY Hannah Smothers

Hey, Neighbor!

Person to person, community health workers provide critical support for people navigating the health care system.

BY Nathan Mattise and Mary Kincy Cope

Recent Articles

Med Ed for the Next Century

In an age of surgical robots and artificial intelligence, how do you create the medical school of the future?

BY Mary Kincy Cope

Scalpel. Clamp. Data.

When the oldest medical schools in the U.S. date to the 18th century, how does a newcomer define itself? One opportunity may lie in data and technology — the medical instruments of the future.

BY Mary Kincy Cope

More Than a Diagnosis

A first-of-its-kind Department of Health Social Work reflects medicine’s need to see the whole person — and the whole system.

BY Hannah Jane Collins

Maintaining Relationships Impacted by Dementia

Dell Med & UT Health Austin experts offer tips for caregivers of people with memory disorders.

BY Steve Taylor

The Front-Line Physician

Nick Christian is an important link to community for his neighbors recovering from homelessness — an ambassador fostered by a unique residency program.

BY Hannah Jane Collins

Practicing What We Teach

Built on the foundation of value in health care, Dell Med’s clinical practice, UT Health Austin, is open for business. But don’t expect business as usual.

BY Mary Kincy Cope

The Business of Improving Health

In health innovation, academia’s ideation is often made real by industry’s execution. An unusual hub embedded at UT Austin enables these vital partnerships.

BY Hannah Jane Collins & Mary Kincy Cope

Redesigning Austin’s Mental Health System

The Austin State Hospital redesign will transform the outdated, deteriorating facility into a cornerstone for a system of collaborative, community-focused care.

BY Katherine Corley

On the COVID-19 Front Lines

Local teams acted fast — leveraging crucial partnerships and innovating on standard practice — to protect some of the city’s most vulnerable people against the coronavirus pandemic.

BY Adriana Kelly & Hannah Jane Collins

Our Cancer Research Evolution

Clinical trials at the Livestrong Cancer Institutes are a key milestone in cancer research at Texas’ flagship university, with implications for people living with the disease in Central Texas and beyond.

BY Steve Taylor & Hannah Jane Collins

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