News & Events - University of Houston
Skip to main content


  • Brittanie Cockrell, a member of the inaugural class at the University of Houston College of Medicine, is serving on the 2021-2022 Texas Pediatric Society Student Section subcommittee.

    UH Medical Student Selected to Serve on Texas Pediatric Society Subcommittee

    HOUSTON, June 8, 2021 - Brittanie Cockrell, a second-year student at the University of Houston College of Medicine, has been selected to serve on the 2021-2022 Texas Pediatric Society Medical Student Section Subcommittee. Cockrell, who is representing the college on the subcommittee, started her term in June.

  • University of Houston’s Humana Institute to Address Health Harming Legal Needs

    The University of Houston (UH) College of Medicine and the Humana Integrated Health System Sciences Institute at the University of Houston (Humana Institute) have teamed up with Lone Star Circle of Care, a federally qualified health center, and Lone Star Legal Aid, a free legal aid provider, to launch a medical legal partnership (MLP) at Lone Star Circle of Care’s clinic at UH.

  • Dr. Kimberly Pilkinton, a Houston area OB/GYN and faculty at the UH College of Medicine, with a newborn she delivered. (Photo shared with permission from the family)

    For Mother’s Day, Prioritize Maternal Health

    A Q&A with Dr. Kimberly Pilkinton, an OB/GYN and associate professor at UH College of Medicine about maternal health. She is part of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) District XI (Texas)’s legislative work group that works on reviewing bills and promoting health care initiatives, especially those related to women and their families.

In the News

University of Houston

University of Houston’s Humana Institute to Address Health Harming Legal Needs

May 27, 2021

Houston Public Media

Separating politics from science: The White House Scientific Integrity Task Force.

(segment begins 10:23)

May 21,2021

Austin American-Statesman

Opinion: Why racial disparities threaten Biden's coronavirus goal

May 13, 2021

University of Houston College of Medicine

For Mother’s Day, Prioritize Maternal Health

May 7, 2021

The Texas Tribune

COVID-19 variant cases are on the rise in Texas. Here’s what you need to know.

May 6, 2021


Opinion: The pandemic can't end unless the world helps India. Immediately

May 6, 2021

University of Houston

Holdeman Legacy Gift Supports UH College of Medicine Future Success

May 4, 2021

Texas Tech Public Media

A year in, pandemic picture unclear due to holes in the data

March 18, 2021

Fierce Healthcare

Humana, University of Houston launch value-based care specialization course

March 3, 2021

The American Journal of Managed Care

Humana, University of Houston to Offer Program in Value-Based Care Specialization Through Online Program

March 3, 2021


Humana and the University of Houston Announce New Value-based Care Specialization Program

March 3, 2021

Houston Chronicle

FEMA COVID-19 vaccination site to open at Houston's NRG Park

Feb. 22, 2021

Houston Public Media

History Of Medical Racism Threatens To Hinder COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Among Black Texans

Feb. 10, 2021

Telemundo Houston

Casi 3 millones de niños se han contagiado de COVID-19

Feb. 10, 2021

Univeristy of Houston

UH College of Medicine Newest Member of Texas Medical Center

Feb. 10, 2021

Houston Chronicle

Medical school applications are up in Houston. But why?

Feb. 8, 2021

ABC 13

Employers offer incentives to get COVID-19 vaccine

Feb. 4, 2021

Telemundo Houston

Alertan sobre campañas falsas contra vacuna

Feb. 2, 2021

Houston Chronicle

UH College of Medicine launches program to address social obstacles to health

Jan. 26, 2021

University of Houston

Addressing Concerns About COVID-19 Vaccines, Clinical Trials


UH medical students adjust to learning during the pandemic

Houston Chronicle

As COVID-19 cases spike, nurse aides work to reduce unnecessary hospital admissions

The Texas Observer

How We Got Here

Courier Newsroom

Texas Doctors Explain Why a Second Trump Term Could Flatline Their State—and America

Best Health Magazine Canada

Over 65? You’re Most Likely Deficient in These 2 Key Vitamins


Racism in the health care field and what's being done in Houston to combat it

Humana Foundation

University of Houston Associate Provost Joins Humana Foundation Board

News Archive

Office of Media Relations

The Media Relations team seeks to maximize significant positive media coverage of the University and communicate effectively about the achievements of the institution, its faculty and students, externally and internally.

Follow UH College of Medicine