Blog Posts


2018 Summer Junior Volunteer Program

Harris Health System invites local youth between the ages of 14 and 18 to apply for the 2018 Summer Junior Volunteer Program. This rewarding program offers valuable hands-on experience to aspiring medical professionals between those ages. Read More »

Trauma Nurse Shows Love for Houston at Work and on the Field

In late October and early November of last year, trauma nurse Shelby Garza was splitting her time between caring for patients at Ben Taub and cheerleading for the Houston Astros. Read More »

Diabetes Patient Success Story: Timothy Burleson

Nearly two years ago, Timothy Burleson fainted due to unknown causes and was rushed to a Harris Health System emergency room. Read More »

Volunteer Profile: Lauren Seele

With a big smile and friendly demeanor, Lauren Seele has provided amazing service in her five months as a volunteer at Ben Taub Hospital. Read More »

Diabetes Patient Success Story: Veronica Clanton and Louis Wilpitz

Harris Health treats nearly 36,000 patients with diabetes and roughly one-third of them have levels categorized as uncontrolled (meaning hemoglobin A1c levels—a three-month average of a patient’s blood sugar levels—are above nine percent). Read More »


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