Dr. Gerald Ledlow Named Dean of School of Community and Rural Health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFriday, August 3, 2018Dr. Gerald Ledlow Named Dean of UT Health Science Center at TylerSchool of Community and Rural HealthTyler, TX – Officials with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler announced that Gerald (Jerry) R. Ledlow, Ph.D., MHA, FACHE, has been named permanent Dean of the School of Community and […]

These five steps can help you control your diabetes

“A to Z from Our Family Medicine Doctors at UT East Texas” columnPublished Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in the Gladewater MirrorBy: Rezwana Rahman, DOIt's no secret: diabetes is one of the most common serious diseases in the United States.On average, about 4,000 Americans learn they have this chronic condition each day, the American Diabetes Association says. […]

Don’t let blood clots spoil your summer travel

“A to Z from Our Family Medicine Doctors at UT East Texas” columnPublished Wednesday, July 11, 2018, in the Gladewater MirrorBy: Sahar Jamalyaria, DOWhether by plane, train, ship, or car, going on vacation is a traditional summer delight. But before taking off, know how to protect your health during lengthy travel times.When you sit for a […]

‘Leaves of three, let it be’ is sound advice in East Texas

“A to Z from Our Family Medicine Doctors at UT East Texas” columnPublished Wednesday, June 27, 2018, in the Gladewater MirrorBy: Anthony Handoyo, DODoes this sound familiar? After a fun day outdoors, you have a red rash that won't stop itching.Poison ivy. It's green, it's nasty, and it's everywhere.As you go about your summer adventures, watch […]

Take preventive action to escape mosquitoes’ attacks

“A to Z from Our Family Medicine Doctors at UT East Texas” columnPublished Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in the Gladewater MirrorBy: Matthew Cook, DOThe warm East Texas weather means it's time to tune up the air conditioner, tidy up the house, and get outside!Summer weather lets us do some of the things we love most: fishing […]

Four simple steps to make good sleep more than a pipe dream

“A to Z from Our Family Medicine Doctors at UT East Texas” columnPublished Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in the Gladewater MirrorBy: Tyler Arendt, MDDo you feel tired during the day? Do you wake up and wish you had just five more minutes to snooze?Our culture scorns sleep. High-powered executives and entrepreneurs brag about how little sleep […]

Tips to enjoy summer sunshine, avoid heatstroke

“A to Z from Our Family Medicine Doctors at UT Health Northeast” columnPublished Wednesday, May 9, 2018, in the Gladewater MirrorBy: Gabriel Dianes, MD Nathanael Greene was hailed as George Washington's best general. After glorious victories on the battlefields of the American Revolution, he returned home only be felled by heatstroke at the age of 43.Heatstroke […]

Answer to seasonal allergies is ‘blowin’ in the wind’

“A to Z from Our Family Medicine Doctors at UT Health Northeast” columnPublished Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in the Gladewater MirrorBy: Kia Ousley, MDSpringtime, at last! The weather is warm, flowers are blooming – and we are all sneezing.Along with beautiful weather and blossoms, springtime brings pollen, which floats through the air and right up our […]

The Education of Cai Chen

Transcript It’s a warm fall morning in Terrell, Texas and Psychiatrist Cai Chen is walking with me around the grounds of Terrell State Psychiatric Hospital. Dr. Chen started here a couple weeks ago as part of a new residency program with UT Health Northeast in Tyler. But he seems to already have a pretty good … Read more

Pursue A Career of Impact.

The School of Community and Rural Health at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler seeks students whose academic abilities can successfully meet the demands of a rigorous graduate program.The master's of public health (MPH) at UTHSCT offers program start dates three times per year, typically in August, January, and June. Applications are now being […]