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From natural disasters to public health emergencies and other crisis situations, the importance of being prepared for an emergency situation cannot be underestimated. Preparing and protecting your family, home and business can be a life-saving and cost-saving decision. Faculty members at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) are available to draw on their expertise in emergency preparedness, public health and a host of other disaster preparedness-related issues.

UTHealth specialists available for interview

Health effects of mold on children

Wilfredo De Jesus Rojas, M.D., was interviewed by Univision Houston Channel 45 for a health segment on the effects of mold on children.

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How to cope with survivor's guilt following Hurricane Harvey

If you weren’t flooded and feel a little guilty about it, you might have a condition called survivor’s guilt. This morning at FOX 26 News, Iram Kazimi, M.D., did a live interview on what viewers can do about these feelings: 

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Harvey's Heroes at the TMC

UTHealth faculty and students are prominently represented in a slide show of Hurricane Harvey volunteers in TMC News. 

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