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Headline News: Sixteen faculty and staff receive 2013 Presidential Awards   
Posted: Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Ken M. Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D., an internationally known scientist and clinician, has received the Presidential Research Scholar Award — highest award presented by the UT Health Science Center San Antonio. Dr. Hargreaves was one of 16 faculty and staff members honored March 5 with awards for excellence in research, clinical care, teaching or service. .....more»

Headline News: HSC features National Library of Medicine traveling exhibit   
Posted: Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Charleen Moore, Ph.D., professor of cellular and structural biology at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, will present a noon lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 17, in connection with a National Library of Medicine traveling exhibit called “There’s the Humor of It: Shakespeare and the Four Humors</a>.”.....more»

Headline News: Test of HSC Alert system planned for March 1    
Posted: Tuesday, February 19, 2013

A test of the HSC Alert System will take place on Friday, March 1. Medical residents can now join faculty, staff and students in enrolling up to two cell phones and one alternate e-mail address to receive HSC Alerts. Notifications are automatically sent to <i>uthscsa.edu</i> e-mail addresses. .....more»

Headline News: Deaf Education and Hearing Sciences marks 10th anniversary   
Posted: Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Jennifer Rosner, author of “If a Tree Falls: A Family’s Quest to Hear and Be Heard,” spoke at a luncheon Feb. 12 commemorating the 10th anniversary of the Deaf Education and Hearing Science Program of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio. Led by Blane Trautwein, Ed.D., the program is one of a handful in the country that provides intensive training to help children with hearing loss develop spoken language......more»

Headline News: OT student chosen for statewide H-E-B Slim Down Showdown   
Posted: Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Now that it is February, many people who had New Year’s resolutions to lose weight have instead, lost interest. However, that’s not the case for Brittany Ward, a second-year occupational therapy student at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio. Ward is eating healthily and exercising daily as one of 25 participants statewide in the H-E-B Slim Down Showdown......more»

Headline News: Nursing dean presents commissioned report to regents   
Posted: Tuesday, February 19, 2013

With 16 million individuals projected to gain health insurance by 2016 and an increasing shortage of master’s- and doctoral-level nurses across the nation, significant challenges face an aging population that requires easy access to nursing and primary care. Eileen T. Breslin, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, dean of the School of Nursing, recently gave an update on the state of nursing to the UT System Board of Regents......more»

Headline News: Clinicians may miss 3/4 of patients' alcohol problems   
Posted: Tuesday, February 19, 2013

By relying on hunches rather than posing a few screening questions, primary care clinicians may be missing three-fourths of the alcohol problems in their patients. This is the finding from a new analysis in the <i>Annals of Family Medicine</i> co-authored by Barbara J. Turner, M.D., M.S.Ed., M.A., MACP, of UT Medicine San Antonio......more»

Headline News: Older minority persons sought for study of aspirin's benefits   
Posted: Tuesday, February 19, 2013

The UT Health Science Center San Antonio is conducting a study to evaluate whether taking a baby aspirin a day can extend the time that a senior citizen is productive and free of disabilities. One hundred persons age 65 and older are needed for the study. Participants must live in the Rio Grande Valley and be from an ethnic minority group. Sara Espinoza, M.D., is leading the study in South Texas. .....more»

Headline News: Bill Greehey honored by Harvard Business Review   
Posted: Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Bill Greehey, a longtime friend of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, has been named one of the world’s greatest business leaders. In mid-January, the <em>Harvard Business Review</em> released its “100 Best-Performing CEOS in the World.” Greehey ranks 12th among U.S. CEOs and 31st worldwide. .....more»

Headline News: $3M from The USAA Foundation boosts neurosciences   
Posted: Wednesday, February 06, 2013

The USAA Foundation has given a $3 million boost to neurosciences research at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, which is already a leader in this far-reaching area of study. The gift will be used to endow The USAA Foundation President’s Distinguished University Chair in Neurosciences. The first holder of the chair is Kenneth Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D., professor and chairman of endodontics in the Health Science Center’s Dental School. .....more»

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