2021 Northeast Texas Health Status Report

A recently released study by the School of Community and Rural Health at the Health Science Center at UT Tyler on the health of Northeast Texas residents found that Northeast Texans experience higher mortality rates compared to Texas overall and to the U.S. Persons age 35-44 years old are seeing the greatest relative increased risk … Read more

HSC Top Researcher Award Recipient of the Gilead Research Scholars Program

Maolin Lu, PhD, an assistant professor of cellular and molecular biology at the Health Science Center at UT Tyler (HSC) has been recognized as an award recipient of the Gilead Research Scholars (GRS) program. Lu, along with six other scholars across the nation were awarded this distinguished honor. Dr. Lu joined the health science center … Read more

Board of Regents authorizes UT Tyler to acquire land for new School of Medicine

The University of Texas System Board of Regents today authorized The University of Texas at Tyler to purchase land for its School of Medicine. UT Tyler intends to finalize the purchase of approximately five acres of land, located in the heart of the medical district in Tyler. “Acquiring land for the medical education building is … Read more

UTHSCT awarded NIH grant for research in infections surrounding the lungs

The center for biomedical research at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler has been awarded a nearly $2.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue research on treating damaged lungs. The research will be conducted at the center for biomedical research and at The University of Texas Health … Read more

UTHSCT Police Sgt. Stuart Alexander receives prestigious award

A special ceremony was held on Friday, July 9, honoring The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler Police Sergeant Stuart Alexander for being chosen as the 2020 recipient of the Larry W. Fultz Memorial Award for Excellence from the Texas Association of College and University Police Administrators. Congratulations to Sgt. Alexander on this … Read more

UTHSCT Names Dr. Tiffany Hill Chair of Pediatrics

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler (UTHSCT) has named Dr. Tiffany Hill the chair of pediatrics. Dr. Hill joined the UTHSCT faculty in September. Hill has served as a pediatrician at UT Health East Texas Physicians in Tyler since April 2019. For the previous 18 years, she worked at Columbia Pediatrics in … Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Levin Receives ACOEM Lifetime Achievement Award

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler Chairman of the Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and the Department of Occupational Health Sciences Jeffrey Levin, MD, DrPH, has been awarded the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) 2021 Excellence in Education or Research in Occupational and Environmental Medicine Award. ACOEM is … Read more

HRSA Grant to Strengthen and Expand Opioid and Substance Use Prevention, Treatment and Recovery Services in Henderson County

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded a $1 million grant to the Henderson County Substance and Opioid Control Coalition (Henderson CoSOC) to help combat the opioid and drug abuse crisis facing the community. The funding will support the HOPE Project, which seeks to expand, enhance and sustain access to evidence-based, culturally and … Read more