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Campuses

The Health Science Center operates from eight campuses. In San Antonio, they are: The Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Campus, the Greehey Academic and Research Campus, the Cancer Therapy & Research Center Campus, the Medical Arts & Research Center Campus and the Texas Research Park Campus. The university’s other campuses are: the Regional Campus in Laredo, the Regional Academic Health Center Medical Education Division in Harlingen, and the Regional Academic Health Center Medical Research Division in Edinburg.

 

 

The JOE R. AND TERESA LOZANO LONG CAMPUS
The School of Medicine, Dental School, School of Nursing and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences are based on the Long central campus at 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, as are the Dolph Briscoe Jr. Library and most of the Health Science Center’s administrative offices.

 

Physical address: 7703 Floyd Curl Drive
100 acres


 

GREEHEY ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH CAMPUS
A mile away from the Long central campus, three buildings at 8403 Floyd Curl constitute the North Campus. The buildings are the Greehey Children's Cancer Research Institute, dedicated in 2004 and home to faculty researchers studying cancer; the School of Health Professions Building, housing the School of Health Professions’ departments of occupational therapy, physical therapy, dental hygiene, physician assistant studies, respiratory care and clinical laboratory sciences, and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences’ Center for Biomolecular Analysis; and the Robert F. McDermott Clinical Science Building, home to the Research Imaging Center, the department of ophthalmology and the division of clinical pharmacy.

 

Physical address: 8403 Floyd Curl Drive
30 acres


 

TEXAS RESEARCH PARK
Studies of cancer, aging, infectious diseases and other topics are ongoing in three research buildings at this campus in the Texas Research Park west of San Antonio. The Institute of Biotechnology (IBT), opened in 1990, is home to the department of molecular medicine; the South Texas Centers for Biology in Medicine, opened in 2001, is the site of studies of diseases prevalent in the South Texas/Border Region; and the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies, dedicated in May 2005, is the home of studies aimed at understanding the ways aging underlies many diseases, including cancer and Parkinson's disease. The SBC Teleconference Center is a state-of-the-art teleconference facility serving the scientists on this campus.

 

Physical address: 15355 Lambda Drive
103 acres


REGIONAL ACADEMIC HEALTH CENTER (RAHC)

 

RAHC – Harlingen
The Medical Education Division of the Lower Rio Grande Valley (RAHC) is an outreach effort administered by the School of Medicine, and is under the direction of Regional Dean Leonel Vela, M.D., M.P.H. The RAHC Medical Education Division was dedicated on June 28, 2002, in Harlingen. Twenty-four third- and 24 fourth-year medical students per year are completing their medical education through the RAHC at its affiliated clinics and teaching hospitals in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. Fifteen internal medicine resident physicians are in the internal medicine residency program based at the RAHC.

 

Physical address: 2102 Treasure Hills Blvd.


 

E-RAHC – EDINBURG
A second building, home of the RAHC Medical Research Division, was dedicated April 25, 2006 on the campus of UT Pan American in Edinburg. Also administered by the Health Science Center, this division provides state-of-the-art laboratory space and equipment for scholars and scientists to conduct research on critical health problems of the South Texas/Border Region.

 

A third division, the RAHC Public Health Division in Brownsville, is administered by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

 

Physical address: 1214 W. Schunior


 

REGIONAL CAMPUS IN LAREDO
The Regional Campus in Laredo came to fruition in December 2002 with the dedication of the D.D. Hachar Building. Students in respiratory therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, dental hygiene and dentistry experience part of their education at the Hachar Building. The campus is headquarters for the South Texas Environmental Education and Research (STEER) Program and the Laredo office of the Med/Ed Program that introduces young people to potential careers in the health sciences.

 

Physical address: 1937 Bustamante St.