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News 4: Doctor warns of another surge of COVID-19 cases

September 23, 2021

Dr. Robert Leverence, chief medical officer for UT Health Physicians, appeared on News 4 San Antonio for a live segment where he discussed the urgency of getting the unvaccinated vaccinated to address the possible threat of a COVID-19 winter surge.  Watch story

Physician-scientist’s innovative, interdisciplinary diabetes research funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

September 22, 2021

Growing up in Sonora, Mexico, Carolina Solis-Herrera, MD, medical director of the Diabetes Clinic at UT Health Physicians’ Medical Arts & Research Center (MARC), knew from the age of 5 that she wanted to have a positive impact in helping people live healthier and therefore happier lives.

KSAT 12: San Antonio physician talks about how to prevent, fight child obesity

September 21, 2021

Dr. Cynthia Cantu, UT Health Physicians Primary Care, was interviewed for a live Leading SA segment on KSAT 12 to raise awareness about National Childhood Obesity Month. She discussed how the pandemic has affected the health of children, what other health issues could develop if your child is considered obese and some simple things parents […]

Fox 29: Fighting childhood obesity during pandemic

September 20, 2021

Dr. Cynthia Cantu, UT Health Physicians Primary Care, was interviewed for a live segment on Fox 29 San Antonio (KABB-TV) to raise awareness and discuss ways to prevent childhood obesity, how the pandemic has made it challenging for children to stay healthy and tips for what parents and caregivers can do to help. Watch story

KSAT 12 Q&A: Dr Ruth Berggren discusses COVID-19 booster shots

September 20, 2021

Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases, answered questions about COVID-19 booster shots in this KSAT 12 Q&A segment. Watch story

San Antonio Express-News: Controversial deworming drug ivermectin part of UT Health San Antonio COVID-19 clinical trial

September 17, 2021

Dr. Tom Patterson, Infectious Diseases, is quoted in this San Antonio Express-News story. Read story