On the cover: This 3-D illustration by David F. Baker, certified medical illustrator in the Health Science Center's Graphic Services Division, depicts thermal ablation of a liver tumor. It was designed for a scientific exhibit and video presentation that has been shown around the nation.

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The University of Texas
Health Science Center at San Antonio

John P. Howe, III, M.D.

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and Chief Information Officer

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Effectiveness and Planning

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Vice President
for University Relations

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of Biomedical Sciences
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The Mission is published by the
Office of Public Affairs, a division of
University Relations.

Vice President
for University Relations

Judy Petty Wolf

Executive Director
for Development and Public Affairs

Charles G. Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Joanne Shaw

Contributing Writers
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Will Sansom, Rissa Schultz

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