Long School of Medicine

Fox 29: Health experts emphasize need for more minorities in vaccine trials

November 24, 2020
 

Dr. Stacy Ogbeide, Family and Community Medicine, and Dr. Luz Garcini, Research to Advance Community Health (ReACH) Center, were interviewed for this story about the importance of minority participation in clinical trials for COVID-19 vaccines. Read and watch the story. 


EMS World: What happens when the medical director dies?

November 24, 2020
 

David Miramontes, MD, and CJ Winckler, MD, LP, both faculty members in the School of Health Professions Department of Emergency Health Sciences, and in the Department of Emergency Medicine in the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, are quoted in the story about the unexpected passing of prominent emergency physician Craig Manifold, […]


The Physician’s Link: ‘COVID Minute’ Podcast

November 24, 2020
 

Dr. Jan Patterson, Infectious Diseases, was included in the Bexar County Medical Society’s weekly newsletter via a link to the Division of Infectious Disease’s new podcast, “COVID Minute,” as part of a podcast miniseries where hot topics in medicine, health care and education will be discussed. Read more.


Alhurra: COVID-19 update

November 24, 2020
 

Dr. Thomas Patterson, Infectious Diseases, was interviewed by Alhurra, a TV station that is part of the U.S. Agency for Global Media, to discuss COVID vaccines, surging cases in the U.S. and other COVID mitigation strategies; his part of the Arabic newscast is 5:09-5:54. Watch the interview.


KSAT 12: UT Health San Antonio offers advice for Thanksgiving

November 24, 2020
 

Dr. Tess Barton, Pediatrics Infectious Diseases, is featured in this KSAT News segment regarding advice for having a safe Thanksgiving. Read and watch the story.


KENS 5: 5 safety tips for those celebrating Thanksgiving in person

November 24, 2020
 

Dr. Robert Leverence, chief medical officer of UT Health Physicians, was interviewed for this story on KENS 5 about how the year’s most traveled holiday could add to the rising positivity rates across the state; he recommends to avoid bringing immunocompromised individuals to Thanksgiving, among several other tips. Read and watch the story.