Mayor shares message for National Allied Health Week

November 7, 2022

San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg recorded a video message of appreciation for the faculty and students of the School of Health Professions in observance of National Allied Health Week. Learn more about National Allied Health Week, which is Nov. 6–12 this year.    


PA Studies student wins scholarship from national health professions organization

October 17, 2022

  Physician Assistant Studies student Caitlyn Swopes is one of 12 health professions students from across the nation chosen to receive the Scholarship of Excellence Award from the Association of Schools Advancing Health Professions (ASAHP). Swopes, who will graduate in December from the Master of Physician Assistant Studies program, is the only PA student among […]

Caitlyn Swopes, PA Studies student


UT Health San Antonio plans new MS in Imaging Sciences program

October 4, 2022

  The School of Health Professions plans to launch a new Master of Science in Imaging Sciences program to train imaging technologists in radiography, computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to address the technologist shortages currently stressing the health care system. “The program will be the only one of its kind in the […]

MRI scan image of brain


Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program receives accreditation

August 11, 2022

  Four years after welcoming its first cohort of students, the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program has received its five-year accreditation. “This is a five-year milestone we reached, and this is going to turn into another chapter,” said Associate Professor and Department Chair Fang-Ling Lu, PhD, CCC-SLP. “We’re going to keep improving and […]

Speech-language pathology professor instructs master's students


UT Health San Antonio receives award for innovation in interprofessional education and collaboration

June 27, 2022

In December 2018, UT Health San Antonio received approval from its accrediting organization, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, to develop institutional infrastructure through which to advance interprofessional education (IPE) and collaboration across all five schools. The university’s accelerated progress in this domain has led to a national award from the […]


The value of an education, times 1,000

May 17, 2022

With the countdown to commencement for UT Health San Antonio’s Class of 2022, one way to measure student success is through the personal stories of what motivates individuals to pursue professions that make others’ lives better. Here are five of many graduate success stories.