Nursing professor prioritizes community health

July 18, 2022

Adelita Cantu, PhD, RN, FAAN, is no stranger to media coverage in her hometown of San Antonio. As a UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Health Systems, she made headlines for being among the first recipients of the COVID-19 vaccine when it became available in […]




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 […]


School of Nursing expanding recovery program for mothers with SUD and children

June 13, 2022

The School of Nursing has received $16 million from the Texas Department of Health and Human Services to expand its successful Casa Mia recovery program for pregnant and parenting mothers with opioid use disorder and their children, and expand these services to women with any type of substance use disorder.




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. 




Celebrating service milestones

May 16, 2022

UT Health San Antonio employees who have served in the UT System for milestone anniversaries from five to 50 years  were honored May 10 at the Service Anniversary Celebration for employees—the first held in person since 2019. There were more than 1,800 employees recognized and more than 500 in attendance to enjoy food, drinks, live […]