School of Nursing


Research shows new education program may increase hepatitis C screenings

August 10, 2020
 

A team of researchers from UT Health San Antonio and UT Southwestern have published a study in the Journal of Cancer Education showing that a new, shortened training program for health care providers may increase screenings for hepatitis C virus (HCV) across the region.




Meet the screeners

July 31, 2020
 

The School of Nursing hired five full-time screeners to manage high-volume, non-clinical sites on campus, supporting the health and safety of faculty, staff and students.



COVID-19 and your health survey

July 17, 2020
 

Researchers from the Biobehavioral Research Laboratory, in the School of Nursing, are conducting a survey to assess the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on your daily routines and activities.


ABC 12 TV Miami: Cork tree bark to fight cancer

July 10, 2020
 

ABC 12 TV in Miami, Fla., aired the Ivanhoe Broadcast News story about research being conducted by Pratap Kumar, PhD, Department of Molecular Medicine, and Darpan Patel, PhD, associate professor of research in the School of Nursing. The researchers decided to test cork tree bark extract, also called Nexrutine, to fight dangerous body inflammation, which […]


San Antonio Business Journal: SA hospital owner investing $30M-plus to expand health care access

July 2, 2020
 

Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas Inc., the 50% nonprofit owner of San Antonio-based Methodist Healthcare hospital system, has awarded $32 million to 92 nonprofit agencies across the southern portion of the state. More than half of the grant money — nearly $16.7 million — is going to Bexar County organizations, including Alamo Colleges, the […]


Pilot study aims to improve diet patterns in Asian Americans with diabetes

July 1, 2020
 

Dr. Jisook Ko, assistant professor in the School of Nursing, was recently selected as a scientist of the Asian Resource Center for Minority Aging Research supported by the National Institute on Aging.