Survivor Story: Gene Velasquez

    Gene Velasquez, 55, collapsed while running at Memorial Park in June of last year when he suffered a heart attack and was in cardiac arrest. Mr. Velasquez spent the following five days in a coma. A good Samaritan gave him CPR and put him in an ambulance,...

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CARES Data Summary Report Infographic

The following infographic, developed in collaboration with the National Two-Step CPR, provides a visual overview of key demographics and survival characteristics in 2020 from the annual CARES Data Summary Report.    

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Husband Saves Wife Through Life-Saving CPR

An incredible cardiac arrest survivor story of a how a typical morning for Dalyce Bradshaw avoided tragedy thanks to her coworker and her husband providing life-saving CPR. Dr. Bentley Bobrow sits down with KPRC 2 News and ABC13 to discuss the impact bystander CPR has...

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Dr. Mejia wins TCEP Virtual Research Forum Resident Award

Congratulations to Dr. Eddie Mejia who worked alongside a team of TX-CARES researchers sharing his presentation on "Community Disparities in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Care and Outcomes in Texas". The presentation took the top prize among the resident entries,...

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Saving a Life with the Bee Gees

Saving a Life with the Bee Gees

An amazing cardiac arrest survivor story in the Houston Chronicle featuring Dr. Bentley Bobrow and life-saving TX-CARES: Cardiac arrest is not uncommon, according to Dr. Ben Bobrow, professor and chair of emergency medicine at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth and...

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Save a Life, Texas

Every day 60 people suffer an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Texas. Research done at UTHealth shows us that there are large and unacceptable disparities in bystander CPR and survival from cardiac arrest, particularly among our minority and disadvantaged...

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High-Performance CPR: HP-CPR “What & Why” Webinar

High-Performance CPR: HP-CPR “What & Why” Webinar

Join this ever-timely event on the foundational role HP-CPR has as the most important EMS therapy in successful resuscitation for treating out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Topics include: What comprises HP-CPR? How is HP-CPR performed best? Why is HP-CPR so important?...

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