Upcoming Events

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

Annual Love Yourself Mammo Mixer
October 4, 5, 6, 2022
9 am-12 noon and 1 to 4:30 pm
UT Health Austin, 1601 Trinity St., Bldg. A, 78712

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. Take 20 minutes out of your day to show yourself some love by getting a screening mammogram during UT Health Austin’s “Love Yourself” Mammo Mixer. Patients with orders for bone densitometry are also able to schedule their bone density screenings during this time. It’s never too late to schedule your screening mammogram. You can do so by calling 1-833-UT-CARES (1-833-882-2737).

Walk to Cure Arthritis
October 22, 2022
Mueller Lake Park, 4550 Mueller Blvd, 78723

Join medical honoree and orthopedic surgeon Karl Koenig, MD from UT Health Austin’s Musculoskeletal Institute in raising funds and awareness for this year’s Walk to Cure Arthritis. He’ll be joined by Carla Cos, RD, LD who will present a short seminar on foods that you can eat to avoid inflammation. This year’s event will be held at beautiful Mueller Lake Park, a fun, family-friendly location. With 1 in 4 adults in the US currently with arthritis and an expected 78 million expected to have arthritis by 2040, together, we can make a difference in arthritis research and future treatments.

Heart Walk
October 22, 2022
Q2 Stadium, 10414 Mc Kalla Place, 78758

We couldn’t be in two places at once but are proud to be a sponsor of this year’s Heart Walk. Please join the Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease as they continue to treat and care for the smallest Heart Warriors. Stop by the “Growing with Us” activation sponsored by UT Health Austin to learn more about the Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease and the incredible work being done by the dedicated physicians and staff. Take away a heart that you and your child can plant at home to grow their own garden. Please consider donating or registering to walk with your family and friends.

Livestrong Challenge
October 23, 2022


Join Dell Med’s Livestrong Challenge team
in walking, running, or cycling on October 23rd to honor cancer survivors and advance cancer care and research. UT Health Austin will provide medical tent services for the riders at this event. 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. A big thank you to UT Health Austin’s Musculoskeletal Sports and Injury Clinic for providing medical services during the race.

More Than Pink Walk
Saturday, October 30, 2022
Barton Creek Mall, 2901 S Capital of Texas Hwy., 78746

Join UT Health Austin in raising 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. About one-third of women diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in the U.S. live at least 5 years after diagnosis*. Some women may live 10 or more years beyond diagnosis*.

Donate to support free resources and programming for people affected by breast cancer. This year the walk will be held at Barton Creek Mall, 2901 S Capital of Texas Hwy. So bust out your best pink wear and bring your friends, family, and pets and walk with us! If you cannot make it to the walk, then consider making a donation. A big thank you to UT Health Austin’s Musculoskeletal Sports and Injury Clinic for providing medical services during the walk.

*Komen Cancer Statistics and References

Members of the Comprehensive Memory Center clinic, their family and friends, gather under the UT Health Austin tent for a team photo at the Alzheimer's Austin Walk 2021.

Walk to End Alzheimers
Saturday, November 12, 2022
Q2 Stadium, 10414 Mc Kalla Place, 78758

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.

We invite you to join our team for the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s®, the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support, and research. Please make a donation and/or come walk with our team on November 12 - we’re stronger together!

Past Events

2022


Multiple sclerosis & neuroimmunology care team at the MS Walk 2022 at Mueller Lake Park.

Multiple Sclerosis Walk
Saturday, April 9, 2022

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 are uniting to end MS 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.

Musculoskeletal Sports and Injury clinic care team pose next to a giant golf ball and tee at the Dell Technologies Match Play with the Pennybacker Bridge in the background.

2022 WCG-Dell Technologies Match Play
March 23-27, 2022

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

Drs. Ivatury and Agrawal from Digestive Health stand outside under a pop-up tent with their loved ones before the start of the Get Your Rear in Gear 5k.

Get Your Rear in Gear - 5K
Saturday, February 26, 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.

2021 Events


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).

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.

MSK Sports and Injury Clinic provide medical tent support at the Walk

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).

Grace and Jaime Jennings stopped by our booth to say hello!

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.

Dell Med’s Livestrong Challenge Team

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.

The Arthritis Foundation’sWalk to Cure Arthritis is the largest arthritis-focused gathering in the world. This year’s 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.

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.

2020


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.

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.

Dell Med Livestrong Challenge Team

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.

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, (left) participating in the 2020 walk.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

Gastroenterology Team UT Health Austin

2019


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.

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.

UT Health Austin and Dell Children’s 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 the revolutionary Livestrong Cancer Institutes. Pictured is UT Health Austin’s Musculoskeletal Institute team, who provided a medical tent and services for this event.

The Arthritis Foundation’s Walk to Cure Arthritis is the largest arthritis-focused gathering in the world. UT Health Austin provided a medical tent and services for this event. Pictured is UT Health Austin’s Musculoskeletal Institute team and their family and friends participating in the 2019 walk.

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. UT Health Austin neurologist John Bertelson, MD, (keynote speaker) and social worker Anna Finger, LMSW, presented at this event on behalf of the Comprehensive Memory Center.

2018


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. Pictured is UT Health Austin’s Comprehensive Memory Center team (who raised over $1,900 for the Alzheimer’s Association) and their family and friends participating in the 2018 walk.

Team UTHA Alzheimer’s Walk

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! Pictured is UT Health Austin staff, who participated in workshops and panels.

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

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 event included Zumba classes, face painting, organ discussion, balloon art, and more fun for the whole family. UT Health Austin health experts spoke on a variety of topics, including pediatrics, women’s health, cancer, and more!

The Arthritis Foundation’s Walk to Cure Arthritis is the largest arthritis-focused gathering in the world. UT Health Austin provided a medical tent and services for this event. Pictured is UT Health Austin’s Musculoskeletal Institute team (who raised $3,960 for the Arthritis Foundation) and their family and friends participating in the 2018 walk.

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.