2017 Article Archive

Allergic to penicillin? Might want to check.


If your health records indicate that you are allergic to penicillin, consider verifying that with an allergy test.

HPV vaccine doesn’t eliminate need for Pap smear


Although the HPV vaccine was made available in 2006 to help prevent cervical cancer, UT Southwestern Medical Center cancer specialists note it’s still important to get a Pap smear screening test as well.

Dads can get postpartum depression too


When people think about postpartum depression, mothers are the primary focus, but studies have shown that up to 10 percent of fathers struggle with it as well.

Exercise caution with New Year pregnancy workouts


Making a resolution to work out and diet is a time-honored New Year’s ritual, but pregnant women should exercise caution about exercising.

Help yourself and others avoid flu


For those who are eligible to receive it, vaccination is still the number one prevention method to avoid the flu

Neurosurgeon selected for inaugural Clinical Scholars grant


Southwestern Health Resources has selected neurosurgeon Dr. Bradley Lega as the inaugural grant recipient for its Texas Health Resources Clinical Scholars Program to further his research into improving the memory of those with epilepsy and other degenerative brain diseases.



Dr. Michael Choti, Professor of Surgery, has been selected to hold the Joan and Dr. George Bayoud Professorship in General Surgery.

Barker selected as new Associate Dean of Medical School


Dr. Blake Barker, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, has been selected to join the Office of the Dean, UT Southwestern Medical School, as an Associate Dean for Student Affairs.

Researchers uncover mechanism for cancer-killing properties of pepper plant


UT Southwestern Medical Center scientists have uncovered the chemical process behind anti-cancer properties of a spicy Indian pepper plant called the long pepper, whose suspected medicinal properties date back thousands of years.

35 Years: P – Z

Employees with last names of P through Z who have dedicated 35 years of service to UT Southwestern.