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Deaf Education and Hearing Science Program attracts $1.1 million grant from U.S. Department of Education

October 15, 2021

The Deaf Education and Hearing Science Program at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio will receive a $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education for best practices based on research in preparing deaf education teaching professionals.


KSAT Q&A: Dr. Ruth Berggren talks about Moderna booster recommendation by FDA panel

October 15, 2021

Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases, Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics, discussed the Moderna booster recommendation by the FDA panel in this weekly KSAT 12 Q&A. Watch story


CBS News: Fauci says nation is looking for “level of control” over COVID-19

October 15, 2021

Dr. Carlos Jaen, Family and Community Medicine, is quoted in this CBS News video. Watch story


News 4: How often will we need COVID-19 booster shots?

October 15, 2021

Dr. Barbara Taylor, Infectious Diseases, is quoted in this story about COVID-19 booster shots. Watch story


BBC: The mystery of how long Covid damages our memory

October 15, 2021

Long COVID patient, Dr. Rochelle David, Obstetrics and Gynecology, was interviewed for this story. Dr. Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez Rehabilitation Medicine, was also filmed visiting with patients in her long COVID clinic. Watch story


Why are Latinos Less Likely to Survive Cancer? Two U.S. Cancer Centers to Investigate in First-Of-Its-Kind Study

October 14, 2021

Cancer survivorship is an emerging area of research, yet the survivorship experience differs significantly between racial-ethnic groups. Latinos with cancer, for example, face a challenging survivorship journey marked by advanced disease, poor quality …


San Antonio Business Journal: UT Health San Antonio spinoff company advancing brain injury drug

October 14, 2021

Dr. James Lechleiter, Cell Systems and Anatomy, is quoted in this San Antonio Business Journal story about the advancement of his research. Read story



Green Wellness Program seeks participants for second cohort

October 14, 2021

The School of Nursing’s Green Wellness Program: Plants-2-Plate is seeking participants for its second cohort, which begins Oct. 22. The sessions for this group will take place on Fridays from 7:15-8:30 a.m. over a span of six months. Participants enrol …


Texas Public Radio: Texas’ new Alzheimer’s research center zeroes in on the disease’s disproportionate impact on Latinos

October 14, 2021

Dr. Sudha Seshadri, Neurology, Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases, was a guest on Texas Public Radio’s “The Source” and discussed how UT Health San Antonio and The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley will work togeth …



Giving patients a ride could save lives, thousands in public health care costs

October 14, 2021

Contact: Steven Lee, 210-450-3823, lees22@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO – Providing transportation for low-income patients that reduces no-show rates for doctor visits by just 25% could lower public costs more than $15,000 per month as well as extend a lifel …


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