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  • 35 Years of Service: Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Admissions and Outreach, Dr. Kathryn Horn, Retires

    35 Years of Service: Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Admissions and Outreach, Dr. Kathryn Horn, Retires

    Kathryn Horn, M.D., started her journey in academic medicine after completing her residency in family medicine in 1987. Specializing in family medicine was a way for her to build relationships with individuals and families over time. “I had a great preceptor in my last year of medical school, a female private family physician, who let me see the joy she had in practice and how she balanced her family life with her career,” Horn said. “I didn’t know many women physicians when I was growing up.”

  • AI System to Predict Patients at Higher Risk for Diabetes Complications

    More than 37 million people in the United States have diabetes but many don’t receive timely care which can lead to costly, even deadly complications. While effective treatments are available in primary care settings, clinicians lack the tools necessary to identify those at the highest risk. To prevent poor health outcomes before they occur, researchers at the University of Houston are developing Primary Care Forecast, a clinical decision support system that uses deep learning to predict which patients are more likely to experience complications.
  • The Honors College Partners with the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine

    The Honors College Partners with the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine

    The University of Houston Honors College has partnered with the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine to enroll top high school seniors in a joint program focused on improving health and health care for underserved communities. The HonorsMed program is a B.S./M.D. pathway combining the academic rigor of UH’s Honors College experience with the innovative and equity-focused approach of the Fertitta Family College of Medicine, collectively training tomorrow’s health care leaders.

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