Long School of Medicine

Christiana Fakhri, fourth-year student in the Long School of Medicine, inserts her Match Day map pin on San Antonio, where she will stay for a pediatrics residency.

Match Day: Anticipation, fulfilled goals and the call to serve

March 21, 2022
 

A group of fourth-year students from the Long School of Medicine voiced their feelings just minutes before envelopes were opened to reveal their residency destinations. The occasion was the annual Match Day celebration on March 18 held outdoors at John T. Floore’s Country Store in Helotes. Audrey Phan said Match Day brought her “pure excitement, […]



Two MD-PhD students, Eric Baeuerle and Petra Jans Peterson, celebrate their residency matches with Jose Cavazos, who directs the South Texas Medical Scientist Training Program.

Physician scientist will bring his years of research experience to geriatrics residency

March 21, 2022
 

Eric Baeuerle, already the holder of a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree, has another large milestone coming May 21. That’s the day he will receive his Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree from the Long School of Medicine at the school’s 2022 commencement ceremony in the Alamodome. Dr. Baeuerle was one of the medical students in […]



Edward Harris celebrates his residency match with his sister, Tiara, by his side.

57% of matching medical students to remain in Texas for residency, and 22% in San Antonio

March 21, 2022
 

This year 99% of UT Health San Antonio Long School of Medicine’s fourth-year medical students matched to residency programs, exceeding the national average; 57% will stay in Texas, of which 22% will remain in San Antonio.

Importantly for Texas, 57% of the students will remain in the state and 43% will enter primary care specialties.




Reuben Harris, PhD, to chair Department of Biochemistry and Structural Biology

March 17, 2022
 

Cancer and virology researcher Reuben Harris, PhD, has been named chairman of the Department of Biochemistry and Structural Biology at UT Health San Antonio. The department is in the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine. Dr. Harris, a professor with tenure, will assume his duties effective April 11, 2022, announced Robert Hromas, […]




Lupus researcher Morel recruited to chair Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics

March 4, 2022
 

UT Health San Antonio has appointed Laurence Morel, PhD, to chair the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics in the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, effective June 13, 2022. Dr. Morel is a noted researcher of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Laurence Morel, PhD Dr. Morel obtained her PhD from the […]



Cancer researcher secures prestigious UT System Faculty STARs award

March 1, 2022
 

Gang Huang, PhD, professor in the Department of Cell Systems and Anatomy and the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine and holder of the Kathryn Mays Johnson Distinguished Chair in Oncology at UT Health San Antonio, has received a UT System Faculty Science and […]