School of Nursing

KSAT 12 Q&A: April 12, Dr. Ruth Berggren, UT Health San Antonio infectious disease specialist

April 14, 2021

In this KSAT 12 Q&A, Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases, spoke from a senior center where vaccinations were being administered in order to answer viewers’ latest questions regarding how the vaccine is holding up to the variants. Watch the Q&A. 

Expectant mothers may have a new option for early detection of preterm delivery

March 19, 2021

Research at the UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing is advancing the science of biomarkers detected in saliva and finding new ways to detect the risk of preterm birth. Findings from this research, led by Elizabeth Brownell, PhD, MA, BA, perinatal epidemiologist and associate professor, could minimize adverse maternal and infant outcomes and improve […]

Texas Public Radio: Fronteras: ‘Salud America!’ aims to close gap of Latino participation in cancer, Alzheimer’s research

March 19, 2021

Dr. Amelie Ramirez, Population Health Sciences, and Dr. Carole White, School of Nursing, were interviewed in this Texas Public Radio program about Latinos being less likely to participate in research clinical trials, like COVID trials; it is critical that they do so, so that resulting treatments are effective for everyone. Listen here.

School of Nursing Inclement Weather Updates

February 16, 2021

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San Antonio Express-News: UTSA athletic trainers look back on hurdles of playing football through COVID-19 pandemic

February 15, 2021

The amazing work of UT Health San Antonio in assisting UTSA athletes during this COVID-19 time of challenge is chronicled within this San Antonio Express-News story, including references to UT Health Hill Country and the School of Nursing. Read the story.

San Antonio Business Journal: UT Health San Antonio and Alamo Colleges team to provide students care

February 15, 2021

Cindy Sickora, D.N.P., RN, School of Nursing, spoke to the San Antonio Business Journal about Wellness 360’s offering of in-person care for a variety of medical issues to students of the Alamo Colleges; during the COVID pandemic, these services will be provided via video through a secure telehealth network. Read the story.