School of Nursing

Pleasanton Express: ‘Nursing is key’

May 5, 2021

In honor of National Nurses Week May 6-12, Frances (Netardus) Soward, School of Nursing alumna and ICU nurse at Methodist Hospital South, is featured in this Pleasanton Express story. Read the story.

Celebrate the nursing profession in May

May 4, 2021

The School of Nursing invites alumni and the UT Health San Antonio community to celebrate the nursing profession with a virtual celebration set for 4:30 to 6 p.m. May 26. The event is part of a monthlong celebration of nursing that begins with National Nurses Week, May 6-12, and includes three other virtual events for School of Nursing faculty, staff and students.

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Doctor of Nursing Practice program listed among the best by U.S. News & World Report

May 3, 2021

UT Health San Antonio’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree is ranked 57th in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report rankings of Graduate Degrees in Nursing, released March 31.

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, by the School of Nursing’s mobile vaccine administration unit, in order to answer viewers’ latest questions regarding how the vaccine is holding up to the variants. Watch the Q&A. 

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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