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  • New Doctor Joins UH College of Medicine Direct Primary Care

    New Doctor Joins UH College of Medicine Direct Primary Care

    Maria Colon-Gonzalez, M.D., FAAFP, a family and lifestyle medicine physician, recently joined UH College of Medicine Direct Primary Care, to follow her passion.

    “I have a passion for the Direct Primary Care model and all that it offers ­­­– a strong physician-patient relationship, quality care over quantity, and helping patients receive as much care in one place at one time,” Colon-Gonzalez said.

  • UH Medical Students Bring Home Wins

    Students at the University of Houston College of Medicine not only survived the fall 2021 semester but thrived. In addition to handling pandemic-related challenges and the rigors of medical school, several medical students, who belong to the college’s inaugural class, also earned accolades and awards in different arenas. These students, just in the second year of medical school, are already making meaningful contributions to the College’s mission – improving health and health care in underserved communities in Greater Houston, Texas and beyond.

  • Building a Medical School Pipeline

    Building a Medical School Pipeline

    As a child in a low-income neighborhood near Houston’s Third Ward, Reagan Scott saw the root causes of poor health firsthand. “We only had fast food and unhealthy food options in our area,” she said. “We had to drive up to 30 minutes to get to a good grocery store.”

    When Scott and her family moved to a small, remote town in New Mexico, she saw the rural culprits of adverse health conditions. Low-income residents lived 45 minutes from health care providers and lacked health insurance.

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January 19, 2022

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New Doctor Joins UH College of Medicine Direct Primary Care

January 10, 2022

KPRC, Channel 2 (NBC)

Pediatric COVID infections rising

January 4, 2021

University of Houston

UH Medical Students Bring Home Wins

December 15, 2021

Yahoo! Finance

Prepare as much as possible for a COVID-19 surge, says doctor

December 13, 2021

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Building a Medical School Pipeline

December 2, 2021

ABC News

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December 1, 2021

 

 

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