Long School of Medicine

MD News: Hepatitis C screening and treatment: A public health priority

December 1, 2016

In 2016, It is estimated that more than 39,000 persons will be diagnosed with liver cancer and 27,000 persons will die of this disease.

Study: Veterans with epilepsy more at risk of death

November 28, 2016

U.S. Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans with epilepsy were more than twice as likely to die between 2011 and 2015 as were similar veterans without epilepsy.

Study finds talk therapy for civilians with PTSD effective for military

November 23, 2016

A leading talk therapy for civilians with post-traumatic stress disorder, known as Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), also is effective for many who suffer from combat-related PTSD.

KA Kumar, M.D.

Dr. Kumar named Family Physician of the Year

November 22, 2016

Kaparaboyna Ashok Kumar, M.D., FRCS, FAAFP, professor of family and community medicine, has been awarded the highest honor among Texas family doctors by the Texas Academy of Family Physicians.

Researcher says prostate cancer risks aren’t always what we think

November 7, 2016

When it comes to prostate cancer biopsies, risk and reality don’t always match up, according to new research published online in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Charles A. Rockwood, Jr., M.D.,

Dr. Rockwood marks half century of service to the Health Science Center

November 3, 2016

Charles A. Rockwood, Jr., M.D., professor and chairman emeritus, Department of Orthopaedics, director, shoulder service, marked 50 years of service to the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in October.