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Greater Blood Pressure Control Linked to Better Brain Health »

For adults with high blood pressure, greater blood pressure control than what’s currently considered standard is associated with fewer adverse changes of the brain, which could mean lower risks of dementia and cognitive impairment, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Demolition, Redevelopment of Downtown Health District Property Will Fund Local Health Care Needs »

The demolition and redevelopment of a vacant office building near the former University Medical Center Brackenridge will generate revenue to fund health care for people in Travis County with low income.

UT Austin’s Dell Medical School & McCombs School of Business Jointly Launch Health Care Transformation Master’s Program »

On Aug. 12, The University of Texas at Austin will welcome the inaugural class of its new degree program, a Master of Science in Health Care Transformation.

Meet the Class of 2023 »

With the addition of another 50 students, Dell Med is marking a milestone: full enrollment.

Dell Med Names New Chair of Women’s Health »

Dell Medical School has named George A. Macones, M.D., as its new Chair of the Department of Women’s Health.

Patients See Multiple Clinicians on One Visit, Thanks to New Scheduling Protocol »

A new patient-centered scheduling protocol is improving the quality, efficiency and convenience of multiprovider health care, according to a recently published paper from The University of Texas at Austin.

‘The State of Our School Is Strong’ »

Five years into Dell Medical School’s work to revolutionize how people get and stay healthy, Dean Clay Johnston provided a look at its progress and plans during the State of Our School address on May 21.

Dell Medical School Recognizes Community Members for Excellence in Health Leadership »

Dell Med’s Health Leadership Awards celebrate how health is happening here.

Jawless Fish Take a Bite out of the Blood-Brain Barrier »

A jawless parasitic fish could help lead the way to more effective treatments for multiple brain ailments, including cancer, trauma and stroke.

First-of-Its-Kind Health Social Work Department at Dell Medical School Means Better Whole-Person Care for All »

Dell Medical School and UT Austin’s Steve Hicks School of Social Work will jointly operate a new Department of Health Social Work within the med school.

New Research Identifies Potential PTSD Treatment Improvement »

Dell Medical School researchers may have found a way to improve a common treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder.

Dell Medical School, OnlineMedEd Providing Online Courses to Teach High-Value Care Delivery to Current, Future Doctors »

In a shared effort to improve care, Dell Medical School and OnlineMedEd are teaming up to teach students and providers about value-based care.

Dell Medical School, Episcopal Health Foundation Join Forces to Advance Health Beyond the Clinic  »

Dell Medical School and Episcopal Health Foundation have announced a partnership to advance health interventions that address nonmedical causes of poor health.

Innovative Dell Medical School Initiative Doubles Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates »

A novel colorectal cancer screening initiative run by Dell Medical School has helped double the percentage of CommUnityCare Health Center patients being screened for this form of cancer.

Dell Medical School Building Features Soaring Sculpture ‘Passage’ from Blanton Museum of Art »

Dell Medical School will be the new home of Paul Villinski’s sculpture, “Passage,” a floating wood and metal sculpture on loan from the Blanton Museum of Art.

Primary Care, Health Equity & Population Health: Meet 5 Leaders »

Meet five of the people working toward the shared goal of making Austin a model healthy city.

Cullen Trust For Higher Education Driving Shift to Health Care Value With $5 Million Gift to Dell Medical School »

Cullen trust for higher education driving shift to health care value with $5 million gift to dell medical school.

Housing Authority Partners with Dell Med to Advance Health for Low-Income Residents in East Austin  »

The Housing Authority of the City of Austin is partnering with Dell Medical School to advance health for low-income residents in East Austin.

Neurodegenerative Disease Research at UT Gets Financial Boost Thanks to Facebook Founder »

Ning “Jenny” Jiang, an associate professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering’s Department of Biomedical Engineering and Dell Medical School’s Department of Oncology, has been awarded a $2.5 million grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to participate in the philanthropic organization’s inaugural Neurodegeneration Challenge Network.

Dell Med, Community Partners Tackling Critical Health Needs for Austin’s Homeless »

Dell Med and community partners are tackling critical health needs for Austin’s homeless through innovative mobile care team.