Event Calendar

Apr 09 Thu

A Screening of “Contagion”

Join The Health Museum for a screening of Contagion, a 2011 American medical thriller with an all-star cast including Marion Cotillard, Bryan Cranston, Matt Damon, Laurence Fishburne, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet, and Jennifer Ehle. The film follows a virus transmitted by fomites, which are inanimate objects that can transfer disease to a new […]

Apr 11 Sat

Public Art Studio

Every second Saturday of the month, from February to April 2020, Public Art UHS will host family-friendly art-making activities inspired by Marta Chilindrón’s Mobius Houston, the inaugural installation of our new Temporary Public Art Program. This interactive studio series will be a fun and exciting program where artists of all ages can explore their own […]

Apr 13 Mon

Next Generation Pain Therapeutics from Basic Science to the Clinic Conference

We invite you to join us for the 10th Anniversary Conference of our Translational Pain Research Consortium. Keynote speaker, Walter Koroshetz, Director, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) will discuss NINDS priorities and opportunities, including those related to the HEAL initiative. For a list of confirmed speakers, please see the conference website.

Apr 14 Tue

Houston Hospice Butterfly Luncheon

The Butterfly Luncheon is one of Houston Hospice’s major friend- and fundraising events each year. We bring in New York Times Bestselling Authors as our featured speaker for the event. The author speaking this year is Elin Hilderbrand, known as the queen of summer novels. Meet her and hear her real-life story of her journey […]

Apr 15 Wed

Religare Series: The Power of Prayer

The word “religion” is derived from Latin “religare – to bind together.” In this new series, we explore core aspects of religious belief and practice that have bound together communities in shared traditions across millenia. We begin with prayer, a practice at the heart of our world’s religious traditions. Taking many forms, prayer is a […]