Long School of Medicine

U.S. News & World Report: Sleep issues are soaring in U.S. military: study

April 5, 2021

Dr. Vincent Mysliwiec and Dr. Alan Peterson, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, are quoted in this report about new research that suggests the effect of serving in the U.S. military can be stressful and that is showing up in a dramatic increase in two types of sleep problems like insomnia and sleep apnea. Read the story. 

Long School of Medicine ranked among top 50 medical schools

April 2, 2021

For the first time in its history, the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio was named a top 50 medical school in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Grad Schools for 2022.

San Antonio Express-News: ‘Be a little patient’: Parents asked to wait their turn to sign children up for shots

April 2, 2021

Dr. Mandie Svatek, Pediatrics, is quoted near the end of this San Antonio Express-News story saying that it’s taking longer for vaccines to be ready for children because researchers prioritized studies to protect those most vulnerable to the disease, who are adults — more than 550,000 of whom across the U.S. have died of the […]

KSAT 12: Q&A: April 1, Dr. Ruth Berggren

April 2, 2021

Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases, spoke on a KSAT 12 Q&A regarding what someone should do if they get COVID-19 between their first and second dose of the vaccine. Her response was to not get the vaccine while sick, to complete 10 days of isolation and then to wait up to 90 days after having […]

Fox 29: Doctors see early signs of shifting demand in vaccination process

April 2, 2021

Dr. J.B. Cantey, Pediatrics, is quoted near the end of this Fox 29 story on doctors seeing early signs of shifting demand in the vaccination process due to the fact that we are now moving into the younger, generally healthy population, who may not have as many risk factors or feel highly motivated to be […]

KENS 5: Underaged children are getting COVID-19 shots, city leaders say

April 2, 2021

Dr. Tess Barton, Pediatrics, is quoted near the end of this KENS 5 story saying that parents who want their children vaccinated now should consider enrolling their kids in a clinical trial. Read and watch the story.