Upcoming Events in 2024

A mammography technician stands next to an Asian woman in a patient gown to prepare her for a mammogram.

Love Yourself Mammo Mixer
February 27 - March 1, 2024 | 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
UT Health Austin Mammography, 1601 Trinity St., Bldg. A, 9th Floor, Austin, TX 78712

Community members may schedule their screening mammograms during UT Health Austin’s “Love Yourself” Mammo Mixer. Patients with orders for bone densitometry may also schedule their bone density screenings during this time. Remember, screening mammograms can detect cancer at early stages, oftentimes before a lump can be felt. When you get screened for breast cancer regularly, you increase your chance of surviving a breast cancer diagnosis by 30%. UT Health Austin’s Imaging Center offers the latest in 3D mammography technology for clearer images and more accurate results.

Patients can call 1-833-UT-CARES (1-833-882-2737) to secure your appointment time during this special week and will receive a nominal appreciation gift. Cannot make it this week? Then feel free to schedule a screening mammogram with us any time. Walk-ins are welcome, most appointments can be made within a few days of your call.

Austin Spurs vs. Capital City Go-Go
Saturday, March 17, 2024, 1:00 p.m.
HEB Center at Cedar Park, 2100 Avenue of the Stars, Cedar Park, TX 78613

Join UT Health Austin and come support your G-League basketball home team, the Austin Spurs. UT Health Austin’s Musculoskeletal Institute is the Official Medical Provider of the Austin Spurs.

Use the Offer: UT2 to get BOGO tickets.

Please note:
You can only redeem this offer once. We cannot relocate seats the day of the game if your current seats are not beside each other.

Additional tickets can be purchased via the link.

Purchase your tickets here.

Members of the UT Health Austin team posing in front of the starting line of the 2023 Multiple Sclerosis Walk.

MS Walk
Saturday, April 13, 2024
The Pitch, 13000 Harris Ridge Blvd, Austin, TX 78753

Join UT Health Austin’s Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology care teams as they join their patients and Central Texans to participate in the MS Walk on April 13 at The Pitch. You’ll be part of an inspiring new Walk MS experience and see the impact of your support in the lives of people with MS. The money raised will drive groundbreaking research, provide life-changing programs and guarantee a supportive community for those who need it most. We look forward to seeing you there!

Register or Donate Here

The UT Health Austin team posing with inflatable musical instruments at the 2023 Walk to Cure Arthritis.

Arthritis Walk
Saturday, May 18, 2024
Concordia University, 11400 Concordia University Dr., Austin, TX 78726

UT Health Austin’s Musculoskeletal Institute and Rheumatology Clinic invite you to join us for the 2024 Walk to Cure Arthritis in Austin. Our Walk to Cure Arthritis team is part of a large arthritis community — united together to help the nearly 60 million Americans, including hundreds of thousands of children, with arthritis live their best lives. This walk will raise funds to advance arthritis treatments and find a cure, develop resources, and take action to improve people’s lives.

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The UT Health Austin team at the Bladder Cancer Awareness Network 2023 Walk to End Bladder Cancer.

BCAN Walk (Bladder Cancer Network)
Saturday, May 18, 2024
Pease Park, Kingsbury Commons, 1100 Kingsbury Commons, Austin, Texas 78703

Urology, a clinical partnership between UT Health Austin and Ascension, has come together as a team with a shared mission: to raise essential funds for the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN), the nation’s only advocacy organization dedicated to advancing bladder cancer research and providing unwavering support to those affected by this illness. Your contribution to our team isn’t just about financial support; it’s about making a profound impact.
Bladder cancer is a significant health concern that affects many lives across the nation. This year, many individuals will face a bladder cancer diagnosis, and tragically, many lives will be touched by this disease.

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Lights. Camera. Art Bra. Saturday, June 8, 2024. Fairmont Austin. Benefitting Breast Cancer Resource Center.

Austin Art Bra
Saturday, June 8, 2024
Fairmont Hotel,101 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701

UT Health Austin Mammography and Women’s Health are proud sponsors of the 2024 Austin Art Bra. Join us for a night of nostalgia, inspiration, and star-themed excitement. Embrace the allure of the silver screen as we celebrate design, fashion, and the strength of those who have triumphed over breast cancer. Get ready for a glamorous evening filled with dazzling lights and red carpet moments, showcasing a dynamic community of artists through a collection of beautiful bras inspired by iconic genres and Hollywood. Your support will contribute to the artistry of resilience, making this event an unforgettable celebration of courage and determination! Austin Art Bra benefits the Breast Cancer Resource Center of Austin.

For more information visit Austin Art Bra.

Past Events

2023


UT Health Austin Musculoskeletal Institute was the Preferred First Aid Provider of the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play. Clinicians of the Sports and Injury Clinic care team provided medical tent support and services throughout the event.

Bloom was a great community gathering for parents and community partners. Parents had the opportunity to listen to experts discuss various topics from experts in ob-gyn, reproductive mental health, pediatrics, pelvic floor physical therapy, and much more. Thanks to all the vendors and Austin Moms Collective for hosting the event. Pictured are Women’s Health ob-gyns Karla Maguire, MD, MPH (left) and Denise Johnson, MD (right)

The Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology care teams joined their patients and Central Texans to participate in the MS Walk on April 1 at Concordia University. The money raised will drive groundbreaking research, provide life-changing programs and guarantee a supportive community for those who need it most. Pictured are members of the Multiple Sclerosis and Immunology care team and their families.

Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association in partnership with the Capital Area Parkinson’s Society (CAPS), the Austin Caregiver Conference was a day full of caregiving best practices, the latest updates in research, treatment options, and much more. UT Health Austin neuropsychologist Robin Hilsabeck, PhD, Director of the Comprehensive Memory Center, served as the conference’s keynote speaker. Dr. Hilsabeck specializes in Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias as well as related forms of cognitive impairment.

Learn more about dementia caregiver support at UT Health Austin.

UT Health Austin’s Musculoskeletal Institute and Rheumatology Clinic won the Largest Team Award at the 2023 Walk to Cure Arthritis in Austin. This walk raised money to advance arthritis treatments and find a cure, develop resources, and take action to improve people’s lives. Pictured are UT Health Austin team members at the 2023 walk.

UT Health Austin team members joined the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) for the 2023 MSAA Anniversary Challenge in Austin. Neurologist Léorah Freeman MD, PhD, and clinical fellow Diana Andino, MD, of UT Health Austin’s Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Center participated in a panel about living with multiple sclerosis.

MSAA improves the lives of tens of thousands of individuals with MS, their families and their care partners each year by providing free, vital programs and services such as: a toll-free Helpline; award-winning publications including a magazine, The Motivator; dynamic website featuring educational videos and research updates; S.E.A.R.C.H.™ program to assist the MS community with learning about different treatment choices; a mobile phone app, My MS Manager™; a resource database, My MS Resource Locator®; equipment distribution; educational programs and activities; MRI funding; and more.

Cyclists, runners, and walkers came together on Sunday, September 10th for the 27th Annual Livestrong Challenge event. Benefiting Livestrong Navigation, Fertility, Solution Grants, and more, UT Health Austin Livestrong Cancer Institutes are pleased to support this year’s Challenge. Walking, running, and cycling courses began and ended at Auditorium Shores. The event raised over $380,000.00 with over 1800 participants joining in from 35 states and 7 countries.

UT Health Austin proudly supported the work of the American Heart Association at Heart Walk 2023. This year, over 40 team members from our partner programs, the Institute of Cardiovascular Health and the Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease, participated to support future research and medical breakthroughs for people of all ages. Pictured are members of the UT Health Austin and their families at the event at Q2 Stadium.

For the fifth year in a row, UT Health Austin supported the Komen More Than Pink walk to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research, treatment, and support. The money raised funds research to discover more effective treatments, as well as vital patient support to help connect people with things like breast cancer screenings, diagnostics, treatment assistance and so much more.

Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest fundraiser for Alzheimer’s care, support, and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease. UT Health Austin’s Comprehensive Memory Center is proud to support this event each year.

While there is no fee to register for Walk, all participants are encouraged to raise critical funds that allow the Alzheimer’s Association to provide 24/7 care and support and advance research toward methods of prevention, treatment, and, ultimately, a cure.

UT Health Austin joined the Trail of Lights Foundation at the 12th annual Trail of Lights Fun Run, getting a healthy start to the holiday season. Participants strolled, jogged, and ran through an untimed course that commenced at the renowned Zilker Holiday Tree and wound through the beloved Austin Trail of Lights. Afterwards, runners stopped by our booth for fun swag, prizes, and photo ops!

2022


Get Your Rear in Gear is the signature event of the Colon Cancer Coalition. It is the largest colon cancer-focused event series in the United States. This event raises awareness for colon cancer, taking care of your body, and making healthy choices. Pictured are members of the Digestive Health care team, S. Joga Ivatury, MD, MHA (center) and Deepak Agrawal, MD, MPH (right), and their families.

UT Health Austin’s Sports and Injury Clinic proudly served as the preferred 2022 On-Site First Aid Provider of the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play. Pictured are members of the Sports and Injury Clinic care team, UT Health Austin staff members, and Dell Medical School student and resident volunteers who provided medical tent support and services throughout the event.

Walk MS brings together passionate people from communities across the country to change the world for people affected by multiple sclerosis. Members of UT Health Austin’s Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Center united to end multiple sclerosis forever by participating in the walk and raising funds to change the world for everyone affected by MS. Pictured are Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Center physicians, staff, and researchers who supported the walk.

Community members received screening mammograms during UT Health Austin’s “Love Yourself” Mammo Mixer. Patients with orders for bone densitometry could also schedule their bone density screenings during this time.

Even though this event is over, it’s never too late to schedule your screening mammogram. You can do so by calling 1-833-UT-CARES (1-833-882-2737). Remember, screening mammograms can detect cancer at early stages, oftentimes before a lump can be felt. When you get screened for breast cancer regularly, you increase your chance of surviving a breast cancer diagnosis by 30%. UT Health Austin’s Imaging Center offers the latest in 3D mammography technology for clearer images and more accurate results.

UT Health Austin team members joined the Arthritis Foundation to raise funds and awareness at the 2022 Walk to Cure Arthritis at Austin’s Mueller Lake Park. With 1 in 4 adults in the US currently affected by arthritis and an expected 78 million expected to have arthritis by 2040, the Arthritis Foundation aims to make a difference in arthritis research and future treatments.

Orthopedic surgeon Karl Koenig, MD of UT Health Austin’s Musculoskeletal Institute was recognized as the event’s medical honoree. Dietitian Carla Cos, RD, LD presented a short seminar on foods individuals with arthritis can eat to avoid inflammation and how to “eat the rainbow” for good health. The UT Health Austin team was acknowledged as a Top Fundraiser for the team; special thanks to the Christi and Kevin Bozic Family Foundation for their generous contribution of $1000.00. Pictured are Musculoskeletal Institute clinicians and staff at the event.

UT Health Austin proudly sponsored the “Growing with Us” activation at the American Heart Association’s 2022 Heart Walk to share the incredible work being done by the dedicated physicians and staff of the Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease as they continue to treat and care the smallest Heart Warriors. Donations are welcome and are still being accepted. Pictured are UT Health Austin team members cheering on the event.

UT Health Austin’s Musculoskeletal Institute provided medical tent services for the riders at this event to honor cancer survivors and advance cancer care and research. Gifts to the Dell Med team support innovative cancer care and research at Dell Med’s own Livestrong Cancer Institutes - you make a real difference for our patients and families.

UT Health Austin supported the Komen More Than Pink Walk in raising funds to provide more effective treatments for those living with metastatic breast cancer. Approximately one-third of women diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in the U.S. live at least 5 years after diagnosis, and some women may live 10 or more years beyond diagnosis. Donations are welcome and are still being accepted.

The Sports and Injury Clinic at UT Health Austin’s Musculoskeletal Institute provided medical services during the 2022 walk. Pictured are members of Texas Cheer & Pom at the event.

The UT Health Austin Comprehensive Memory Center in the Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences provides comprehensive care to patients and families who are living with conditions that impact memory, behavior, and other cognitive functions. Our goal is to help determine what is causing the changes our patients are experiencing and support them and their loved ones through the process. Each year the clinicians and staff walk in support and bring awareness to Alzheimer’s disease and the search for a cure. Pictured is the Comprehensive Memory Center team at the 2022 Walk to End Alzheimers at the Circuit of the Americas.

The most beloved, and longest-running holiday tradition of its kind in Texas’ capital city, Austin Trail of Lights powered by H-E-B, welcomes hundreds of thousands of guests from Central Texas and around the world each year for its jubilant displays of lights. Hosted by the Trail of Lights Foundation, the annual event in Zilker Park celebrates the unique spirit and people that make Austin the place we love to call home. The Trail of Lights Foundation is an independent nonprofit corporation dedicated to the production of the Austin Trail of Lights as an authentically Austin community celebration. Pictured are UT Health Austin team members at the 2022 Trail of Lights.

2021 Events


Get Your Rear in Gear is the signature event of the Colon Cancer Coalition. It is the largest colon cancer-focused event series in the United States. This event raises awareness for colon cancer, taking care of your body, and making healthy choices. Pictured is UT Health Austin’s Marketing Team cheering on participants on behalf of the Digestive Health team.

The Arthritis Foundation’s Walk to Cure Arthritis is the largest arthritis-focused gathering in the world. The 2021 Walk to Cure Arthritis included a virtual Walk to Cure Arthritis and an in-person component: a family-friendly drive-in movie night! Participants remained safely in their cars as they drove through and visited sponsor tables before watching a special slideshow highlighting sponsors, honorees, volunteers, and top teams. Everyone was then invited to stay and enjoy a family-friendly movie at Stars & Stripes Drive-in Theatre! Virtual events were hosted through Facebook LIVE, shared posts, and videos on all local community, state, and national Arthritis Foundation Facebook pages.

UT Health Austin’s Comprehensive Memory Center joined more than 600 communities nationwide in raising awareness and funds for research to find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Pictured is the Comprehensive Memory Center team and their family and friends participating in the 2021 walk at the Austin Q2 Stadium.

Participants of the virtual Livestrong Challenge came together to engage in physical activity in the form of biking, running, dancing, and more. Proceeds from the challenge will be used to support innovative cancer care and research, including the work of the Dell Medical School’s own Livestrong Cancer Institutes. Pictured is Dell Med’s Livestrong Challenge team.

UT Health Austin and Dell Children’s Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease as well as a million other Heart Walk Heroes from across the nation came together to raise funds for lifesaving science by participating in the American Heart Association’s Austin Heart & Stroke Walk. Participants were able to join virtually using the Heart Walk app for Apple or the Heart Walk app for Android and in person for a family-friendly (including children and pets) walk in downtown Austin. Pictured is Grace Jennings (left), former patient of Charles Fraser, Jr., MD, and her mother, Jamie Jennings (right).

UT Health Austin and a million others across the nation came together to raise funds to provide more effective treatments for those living with metastatic breast cancer by participating in Susan G. Komen’s Austin More Than Pink Walk. Participants were able to join in person for a family-friendly (including children and pets) walk in downtown Austin. Pictures are members of UT Health Austin’s Musculoskeletal Institute who provided medical tent services at the event.

Annual screening mammograms save lives! Screening mammograms can detect cancer at early stages, oftentimes before a lump can be felt. When you get screened for breast cancer regularly, you increase your chance of surviving a breast cancer diagnosis by 30%. UT Health Austin’s Imaging Center offers the latest in 3D mammography technology for clearer images and more accurate results. Patients took 20 minutes out of their day to show themselves some love by getting a screening mammogram during UT Health Austin’s “Love Yourself” Mammo Mixer. Patients with orders for bone densitometry were also able to schedule their bone density screenings during this time. All participants received a giveaway item courtesy of UT Health Austin. It’s never too late to schedule your screening mammogram. You can do so by calling 1-833-UT-CARES (1-833-882-2737).

2020


Get Your Rear in Gear is the signature event of the Colon Cancer Coalition. It is the largest colon cancer-focused event series in the United States. This event raises awareness for colon cancer, taking care of your body, and making healthy choices. Pictured is the Digestive Health team and their families and friends participating in the 2020 run.

The Longhorn Run is a 5K and 10K race produced by the combined efforts of The University of Texas at Austin Student Government and Recreational Sports. The race has become an annual event that thousands of students, faculty, staff, alumni, family members, and the Austin community place on their calendar yearly, and this year we celebrated 10 years of Longhorn Run.

The annual Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day is a free family-friendly rally and festival that provides information about community services while empowering children and families to rise above mental health stigma.

The Arthritis Foundation’s Walk to Cure Arthritis is the largest arthritis-focused gathering in the world. To adhere to social distancing, participants were invited to walk on their own followed by a Facebook LIVE celebration involving conversations and stories about why we’re all so passionate about conquering this life-altering disease. Virtual events were hosted through Facebook LIVE, shared posts, and videos on all local community, state, and national Arthritis Foundation Facebook pages.

UT Health Austin social worker, Cynthia Corral, LCSW, shared multiple ways to cope while living with a chronic illness through a variety of mindfulness skills. This seminar was hosted by the Arthritis Foundation.

UT Health Austin’s Comprehensive Memory Center raised awareness and funds for research to find a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association’s Virtual Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Pictured is Holly Cross, MSN, RN, at the 2020 walk.

UT Health Austin and a million others across the nation raised funds to provide more effective treatments for those living with metastatic breast cancer by participating in Susan G. Komen’s Austin Virtual More Than Pink Walk. Participants attended a drive-thru ceremony to pick up their t-shirts and help celebrate survivors during the socially distanced Car Parade of Hope. Members of UT Health Austin’s Marketing Team coordinated a surprise visit from The University of Texas at Austin’s beloved mascot, Hook ‘Em, and handed out hand sanitizer, brandanas, and more to those participating in the walk.

Participants of the virtual Livestrong Challenge engaged in physical activity in the form of biking, running, dancing, and more. Proceeds from the challenge were used to support innovative cancer care and research, including the work of the Dell Medical School’s own Livestrong Cancer Institutes. Pictured is the Dell Med Livestrong Challenge team.

UT Health Austin and Dell Children’s Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease as well as a million other Heart Walk Heroes from across the nation raised funds for lifesaving science by participating in the American Heart Association’s Austin Heart & Stroke Walk.

2019


This free annual event was created to ease the challenges of caring for family members in need by providing unpaid caregivers with relevant information and vital resources. John Bertelson, MD, (keynote speaker) and Anna Finger, LMSW, presented on behalf of UT Health Austin’s Comprehensive Memory Center.

The Arthritis Foundation’s Walk to Cure Arthritis is the largest arthritis-focused gathering in the world. UT Health Austin’s Musculoskeletal Institute provided a medical tent and services for this event.

The Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease joined a million Heart Walk Heroes from across the nation, raising funds for lifesaving science by participating in the American Heart Association’s Austin Heart & Stroke Walk.

Participants of the Livestrong Challenge completed 20-, 45-, 65-, and 100-mile bike routes through the Texas Hill Country to raise money for UT Health Austin’s Livestrong Cancer Institutes. UT Health Austin’s Musculoskeletal Institute provided a medical tent and services for this event.

Being diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a life-changing experience. At this free event, UT Health Austin rheumatologist Samantha Shapiro, MD, shared expert guidance on learning to set and track your own health goals, communicate more effectively with your doctor, and other tips on how to live better with your RA. Participants left armed with the tools, education, and support to start saying Yes more than No!

This chef-prepared luncheon included presentations from UT Health Austin pediatric neurology specialists, discussing the expansion of UT Health Austin Pediatric Neurosciences at Dell Children’s Medical Center. A panel discussion was followed by a question and answer session with these nationally recognized neuroscience experts covering the medical and surgical treatment of pediatric epilepsy and seizure disorders and their interdisciplinary approach for the treatment of headaches in adolescents and children.

The Myeloma Crowd Round Tables are day-long patient education meetings featuring world-class experts to assist patients and caregivers to make decisions about their treatment and care. The presentations make the most difficult issues in myeloma research and treatment (e.g., high-risk, relapsed, and refractory disease) understandable for patients and caregivers to help them make informed treatment decisions. UT Health Austin hematologic oncologist William Matsui, MD, in the LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes, presented at this event.

2018


The Austin Woman magazine’s Woman’s Way Business Awards are Austin’s only business awards for woman-owned and woman-led businesses. Awards are presented in 10 categories, span numerous industries, and are chosen by a selection committee of successful, local female business owners and community leaders. UT Health Austin obstetrician-gynecologist Christina Salazar, MD, in Women’s Health presented the Health and Wellness Award to SpiBelt.

The Arthritis Foundation’s Walk to Cure Arthritis is the largest arthritis-focused gathering in the world. UT Health Austin’s Musculoskeletal Institute provided a medical tent and services for this event and raised $3,960 for the Arthritis Foundation.

The Dell Medical School hosted a free community event at Rodriguez Elementary to share information about services and specialties offered at UT Health Austin. This family-friendly event included Zumba classes, face painting, organ discussion, balloon art, and more. UT Health Austin clinicians and staff spoke on a variety of topics, including cancer, orthopedics, pediatrics, primary care, women’s health, and more!

Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support, and research. UT Health Austin’s Comprehensive Memory Center raised over $1,900 for the Alzheimer’s Association.

The Livestrong Honor 5K and 10K pay tribute to those who are currently battling cancer, celebrate cancer survivors, and honor loved ones lost to this terrible disease. Participants proudly displayed the names and shared the stories of the cancer warriors in their lives. UT Health Austin’s Musculoskeletal Institute provided a medical tent and services for this event.

Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support, and research. UT Health Austin’s Comprehensive Memory Center team raised over $1,900 for the Alzheimer’s Association.

Austin Woman magazine celebrated another year of empowering women in Austin. Readers, followers, and supporters were invited for a day full of fun, giveaways, networking, and girl power! UT Health Austin clinicians and staff participated in women’s health workshops and panels.