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Telemedicine Provides Benefits for Many Patients During the Pandemic, But Access to the Innovation May Be Temporary »

UT Health Austin clinics rapidly adapted their care model to telemedicine at the start of the pandemic, but access may be reduced unless emergency reimbursement changes are made permanent.

Commentary: Re-Imagining the Role of Postal Employees as Essential Health Care Workers Could Improve Health. It Might Also Help Save the USPS. »

In a commentary for the Journal of General Internal Medicine, Dell Med’s Dr. Michael Pignone contends that re-imagining the role of postal employees as health care workers could improve health for millions of Americans.

Alternative Stroke Treatment Proposed to Protect Emergency Health Care Workers Against COVID-19 »

Dell Med’s Dr. Steven Warach proposes an alternate stroke treatment to protect health care workers from COVID-19 in JAMA Neurology.

Leader in Birth Defects Diagnosis and Treatment Comes to Central Texas  »

Internationally Recognized Birth Defects Expert Dr. Kenneth Moise Jr. Joins Dell Children’s, Dell Medical School


COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Therapy Is Safe, With 76% of Patients Improving »

Dell Med research featuring Gregory Ippolito shows that convalescent plasma therapy is safe for critically ill COVID-19 patients.

Nationally Recognized Critical Care Physician Named New Pediatrics Chair at Dell Medical School and Physician-in-Chief at Dell Children’s »

Nationally Recognized Critical Care Physician Leah Harris, M.D., Named Pediatrics Chair at Dell Med, Physician-in-Chief at Dell Children’s



Children Receiving Emergency Care to Benefit from Greater Focus on Quality Improvement »

Dell Med’s Dr. Katherine Remick is leading a team to transform the emergency medical care landscape for children, thanks to a federally funded program from the National Emergency Medical Services for Children Innovation and Improvement Center.

On-Demand Mental Health Consultations for Children Now Available to Central Texas Health Care Providers »

Pediatricians, family practice doctors and other health care providers will soon have instant access to a pediatric mental health specialist under a statewide initiative led in Central Texas by Dell Medical School.

New Review of Studies Shows No Link Between Prenatal Antidepressant Exposure and Autism »

In a new meta-analysis, Dell Medical School’s Dr. Jeffrey Newport casts doubt on studies claiming exposure to antidepressants in the womb increases a child’s risk for autism.

Texans Unite to Provide Emergency Shelter and Care for People with COVID-19 Experiencing Homelessness »

Dell Medical School initiative garners widespread support, including H-E-B, the Garber Family Foundation and John Paul DeJoria’s Foundation, which pledges $250,000 in matching funds.

Dell Medical School, Ascension Seton Receive Critical Funding from Bank of America to Support Low-Income Families in Central Texas During COVID-19 Crisis »

Bank of America Charitable Foundation will provide food, financial assistance and quality care to Central Texas’ most vulnerable residents through Dell Med and Ascension Seton.

Amid Pandemic, Student-Run Company Serves People Facing Food Insecurity »

One box at a time, Good Apple’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” grocery delivery program is serving people who are 55 or older or have underlying health conditions who need food assistance.

All Dell Medical School Candidates Match to Residency Programs; Almost Half Will Stay in Texas »

All Dell Med candidates match to residency programs, with almost half to remain in Texas.

Artist Seymour Lipton’s Legacy Memorialized in Dell Medical School Award »

Dell Medical School chooses the work of Artist Seymour Lipton to represent its prestigious Ken Shine Prize in Health Leadership.

CPRIT Funding to Support New Cancer Prevention Efforts Benefiting Central Texans With Low Income »

Individuals with low income will soon benefit from two new evidence-based cancer prevention initiatives thanks to grants from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas to Dell Med researchers.

Dell Med Earns Full Accreditation, Paving the Way for Its First Graduation in May »

Dell Medical School has received full accreditation by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education — a significant milestone for the school, which will graduate its first class of medical students this May.

Factor Health Links Diverse Partners to Embed Community-Based Health Interventions for Children in Travis County »

Factor Health program links Boys and Girls Clubs and other partners to promote healthy nutrition and exercise among kids in Travis County.

Reducing Mouse Allergens May Improve Lung Growth for Asthmatic Children, Lead to Healthier Childhoods »

Newly published research suggests lowering exposure to allergens from mice may lead to improved lung growth for children with asthma living in low-income neighborhoods, helping them avoid lung ailments.

A Shared Mission: Building Bridges to Advance Community Health in Mexico, U.S. »

Building on last year’s groundbreaking inaugural summit, UT Austin health scholars and leading institutions in Mexico reconvened to design and conduct binational research projects aimed at improving health on both sides of the border.

‘Dr. Algorithm Will See You Now’: Machine Learning Can Diagnose Cancer — But Humans Must Still Weigh In »

Dell Med’s Adewole “Ade” Adamson co-authored a perspective piece published in The New England Journal of Medicine about artificial intelligence and cancer diagnoses.