News 4: ‘I’m done’: Young boy rings bell to celebrate being cancer-free

November 25, 2020

Dr. Aaron Sugalski, pediatric hematology/oncology, was interviewed for this story about a boy who had a type of muscle cancer called rhabdomyosarcoma. After surgery and 20 months of chemotherapy to fight the tumor behind his eye, the boy is shown ringing the bell to signify that who is now cancer-free. Read and watch the story. 

KENS 5: Child gun injuries on the rise in San Antonio

November 25, 2020

Dr. Lillian Liao, Department of Surgery, discusses the disturbing trend that shows an increase in the number of cases in children that were injured by firearms this year. Read and watch the story.

Spectrum News: COVID-19 vaccines

November 25, 2020

Dr. Fred Campbell, Hospital & General Medicine, discusses with Spectrum News that Pfizer’s vaccine showed good effectiveness in a study and that he was a vaccine trial participant. Watch the interview.

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, […]