School of Nursing

In Muevete USA, student nurses combat childhood obesity

July 27, 2011
 

In two primarily Hispanic neighborhoods, Rosalinda Barrientos and other students from the UT Health Science Center School of Nursing asked children the question, “What does ‘healthy’ mean to you?”


Nursing students to teach children about nutrition on grocery store field trip

July 25, 2011
 

Nursing students from the UT Health Science Center San Antonio will help teach children from San Antonio’s West Side about good nutrition and healthy eating practices on a field trip to their neighborhood grocery store.


UT Health Science Center San Antonio nurse receives national diversity award

May 24, 2011
 

Linda Porter-Wenzlaff, Ph.D., RN, has received a national award for her work in promoting diversity within the nursing workforce. The Prism Award is sponsored by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and was presented by the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) at its annual meeting recently in San Diego.


Screening project touches multiple cultures, wins community service award

April 21, 2011
 

A small band of nursing students who helped 1,500 underinsured South Texans learn their cholesterol, blood sugar and blood pressure levels — and risk of diabetes, heart attack and stroke — received the Student Government Association 2011 Community Service Award at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.


UT Health Science Center San Antonio faculty member named a ‘Most Powerful and Influential Woman in Texas’

April 14, 2011
 

UT Health Science Center San Antonio nursing faculty member Norma Martinez Rogers, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, has been selected by the National Diversity Council as one of 20 “Most Powerful and Influential Woman of Texas.”


UT Health Science Center San Antonio professor wins national pediatric nursing award

March 25, 2011
 

A national leader in pediatric nursing from the UT Health Science Center San Antonio was honored today as the recipient of the prestigious Henry K. Silver Memorial Award from the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Pracitioners (NAPNAP).