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Headline News: $5 million gift helps HSC surpass capital campaign goal    
Posted: Tuesday, September 17, 2013

At the 2013 President’s Gala on Saturday, Sept. 7, William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, president of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, announced a $5 million gift from the Greehey Family Foundation to the university. This new donation pushes the Health Science Center’s Campaign for the Future of Health over its goal of $500 million. .....more»

Headline News: CARE website offers resources for behavior concerns   
Posted: Thursday, September 05, 2013

Feeling safe while working or going to school at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio is something most of us take for granted. However, there could be times when you feel concerned, uncomfortable or perhaps even threatened by the behavior of others. To address these concerns, the Behavior Intervention Team developed the CARE (Campus Awareness Requires Everyone) website, http://care.uthscsa.edu......more»

Headline News: Nursing students learn valuable lessons in poverty simulation   
Posted: Thursday, September 05, 2013

On Aug. 26, fourth-semester nursing students began their “Population-Focused Health” course with a frustrating, enlightening and exhausting experience at a community center on the West Side. In an hour they experienced a month in the life of an impoverished person through a poverty simulation exercise. The experience was designed to help them better understand the challenges some of their future patients may face. .....more»

Headline News: Free walk, health screenings make healthier living easy   
Posted: Thursday, September 05, 2013

A medical student group from the UT Health Science Center San Antonio called <em>Salud al Pasito</em> is partnering with Wonderland of the Americas to host its fourth San Antonio Community Walk. The walk will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at Wonderland of the Americas, 4522 Fredericksburg Road. This free event will feature guest speakers Christopher Dyer, M.D., a faculty nephrologist at UT Medicine San Antonio, and free health screenings......more»

Headline News: Obesity, diabetes biggest health threats in South Texas   
Posted: Thursday, September 05, 2013

Diabetes and obesity are the two most significant health threats in South Texas, according to a new report, <em>The South Texas Health Status Review</em>. The <em>Review</em> published online in <em>Springer Open Books</em> by the Institute for Health Promotion Research, also implicates certain cancers and other diseases as priorities for improved health among South Texans. .....more»

Headline News: Girl Scout writes children's book on cancer with CTRC’s help   
Posted: Thursday, September 05, 2013

“I know children are very curious,” said Olivia Martin, 15. That’s because Olivia had lots of questions eight years ago when her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. Those experiences prompted Olivia to write a short children’s book about cancer for her Gold Award project for the Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas. CTRC faculty and staff members worked with Olivia on the book......more»

Headline News: 80 UT Medicine physicians on Best Doctors list   
Posted: Thursday, September 05, 2013

Eighty faculty physicians from UT Medicine San Antonio were honored in the August edition of San Antonio Magazine as 2013 Best Doctors in San Antonio. UT Medicine is the clinical practice of the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.....more»

Headline News: EHS’s Emily Kidd, M.D., named to FEMA national council   
Posted: Thursday, September 05, 2013

Emily Kidd, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Health Sciences at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, has been appointed to the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s National Advisory Council. In addition, the Department of Emergency Health Sciences has been approved for organizational accreditation by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services......more»

Headline News: Nicolas Musi, M.D., named new director of Barshop Institute    
Posted: Thursday, September 05, 2013

Nicolas Musi, M.D., a physician-scientist in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, has been named director of the Health Science Center’s world-recognized Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies, effective Sept. 1......more»

Headline News: Girls receive individualized attention at HSC health camp    
Posted: Tuesday, August 20, 2013

The 20 middle school and high school girls attending a summer health camp at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio weren’t the only ones learning something new. The UT Health Science Center nursing students leading those sessions were discovering how to become good leaders, mentors and teachers......more»

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