Medicine

Mothers in Peril

Apr 18, 2018 By Ricardo Nuila

A harrowing journey through Houston’s health care system offers an inside look at why so many women are dying after giving birth.

Port Aransas
Seeing the Body

Jul 24, 2017 By Rachel Pearson

"When I returned to Port Aransas during my last year of medical school, I began to look at my hometown through an entirely different lens."

Lisa Cain, Medical School Professor 

Oct 31, 2012 By Texas Monthly

Cain, whose official job title is associate professor of neuroscience and cell biology, is a Mississippi native who moved to Texas in 1992. She runs the medical school enrichment courses at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and teaches the core-curriculum course gross anatomy. When she’s not in her lab…

Two Hearts

Jan 1, 2012 By Denton Cooley

Conducting the country’s first successful heart transplant and the world’s first artificial heart transplant made Denton Cooley a household name—and turned one of his closest colleagues against him.