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UTHSC announces distinguished alumni

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio congratulates the School of Medicine 2002 Distinguished Alumnus, David R. Schmidt, M.D., and the School of Nursing 2002 Distinguished Alumna, Yolanda R. Davila, Ph.D.

Dr. Schmidt is an orthopaedic surgeon at Orthopaedic Surgery Associates of San Antonio and recently was the San Antonio Spurs team physician. UTHSC President Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., and the School of Medicine will present the award to Dr. Schmidt at a dinner in his honor starting at 7 p.m. Friday, May 24.

Dr. Davila is assistant professor of chronic nursing at UTHSC. She earned her bachelor of science in nursing and master of science in nursing degrees, as well as her Ph.D., from UTHSC. Dr. Davila will be honored at the School of Nursing commencement exercises at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 25, at Trinity University's Laurie Auditorium, 715 Stadium Drive.

Contact: Aileen Salinas