Long School of Medicine

Faculty members shine at Health Cell’s State of the Industry dinner

February 1, 2019

The presenters were selected based on their ability to convey interesting details of their personal/professional contributions to what San Antonio’s health care and bioscience industry achieved in 2018.

Dr. Forland receives medical society’s Distinguished Service Award

January 25, 2019

Emeritus professor Marvin Forland, M.D., a founding faculty member at what is now UT Health San Antonio, received the Distinguished Service Award from the Bexar County Medical Society at a Jan. 19 gala. Initially chief of the Division of Nephrology in the Department of Medicine, Dr. Forland went on to serve as associate dean for […]

Alzheimer's Disease

Dr. Henrich: Studies of Alzheimer’s and brain diseases vital for Texas

January 14, 2019

The following guest column appeared in the San Antonio Express-News on Jan. 14. By William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP “The brain is the organ of destiny. It holds within its humming mechanism secrets that will determine the future of the human race.” — Wilder Penfield, American-Canadian neurosurgeon (1891-1976) The healthy brain solves problems, triumphs over […]

Inaugural South Texas Alzheimer’s Conference set

January 4, 2019

The conference will focus on the themes of Alzheimer’s disease in the Hispanic population and personalized and precision approaches to care and treatment.

TPR: Understanding the complexities of schizophrenia

December 18, 2018

Schizophrenia is a complex, long-term illness with symptoms that can include hallucinations, delusions, cognitive issues and disorganized thinking. Approximately 3.2 million Americans have this chronic disease, which interferes with a person’s ability to think clearly, manage emotions, make decisions and relate to others. Read the full story here.

Dr. Burge honored by North American Primary Care Research Group

December 12, 2018

She received the Distinguished Research Mentor Award.