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$10 million from Bexar County to assist School of Public Health development

Bexar County Commissioners Court gave preliminary approval June 7 to award $10 million to UT Health San Antonio and UTSA for development of The University of Texas School of Public Health San Antonio.

UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry lab leads with digital automation for patient care

A lab at the UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry is using leading computer-aided automation that includes a partnership with a major international digital prosthetics company to test cutting-edge milling equipment for making crowns and other dental restorations. The technology places the school at the forefront of a growing trend in digital dental care and education.

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Research study investigates impact of therapy dogs for dialysis patients

The Dialysis Doggos are part of a research study being conducted by Meredith L. Stensland, PhD, LMSW, assistant professor of research in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. The study investigates the effect of an animal assisted intervention for patients receiving dialysis, and if this intervention improves symptoms of pain and depression and reduces the number of skipped dialysis treatment sessions.

School of Nursing expanding recovery program for mothers with SUD and children

The School of Nursing has received $16 million from the Texas Department of Health and Human Services to expand its successful Casa Mia recovery program for pregnant and parenting mothers with opioid use disorder and their children, and expand these services to women with any type of substance use disorder.

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Twenty-Four Seven: A podcast about caregiving

The Texas Public Radio podcast, “Twenty-Four Seven: A Podcast About Caregiving,” presents a thoughtful and helpful tool offering guidance to families and friends with loved ones experiencing dementia. Listen to the New Name, New Season trailer before catching up on Season One’s inspiring first five episodes. The podcast is proudly sponsored by The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and its Biggs Alzheimer’s Institute.

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