Our student engagement video library features student multimedia projects, interviews and news coverage about student outreach and education at the Texas Heart Institute.

Summer Scholars Share Their Experience

THI hosted students across the institution. Learn more about their summer!

University of Houston’s Carlos Uribe and Syracuse University’s Payton Campbell created an inspirational video to highlight the progressive research and training programs across the Texas Heart Institute. They spent the summer researching the Texas Heart Institute’s over 50-year collection of historical videos and photographs, working closely with the entire Visual Communications team, Director of Communications, and Library & Learning Resource Center staff. The video provides a glimpse into a typical day at THI. A short version of introduces the episodes of the THI Educational Series original, Innovative Technologies & Techniques.

Texas Heart Institute (THI) School of Perfusion Technology student, Leslie Gonzalez, was awarded the prestigious Perfusion Without Borders scholarship and will travel with the Novick Cardiac Alliance (NCA) to Medellin, Colombia in February of 2020.

Micaela has always dreamed of becoming a cardiothoracic surgeon. Her fondest wish came true when she traveled to the Texas Heart Institute and CHI St. Luke’s Health in Houston, Texas in partnership with Make-a-Wish New Jersey. For an entire week, Micaela shadowed some of the world’s best in cardiothoracic science. Learn More

Payton Campbell created an exceptional interactive learning tool that shows adolescents the hearts of animals in order to help them understand the importance of their own heart. Her museum touch box project, Comparative Anatomy of the Heart, is currently being used in the Houston Museum of Natural Science Eco Labs for students and visiting schools to use.


Alexandra Wallace for Project Heart

Alexandra Wallace, a biochemistry major at the University of Mississippi, launched Project Heart in Mississippi and Tennessee, sharing her personal story with cardiovascular disease and promoting heart health awareness among children and adults in these states. In the Miss Tennessee Scholarship Pageant 2016 competition, her platform Project Heart: Keep Your Beat was awarded a Jean Bartel Quality of Life Award, which recognizes contestants who are committed to enhancing the quality of life of those within her community through volunteerism.