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Poison Prevention Week is March 17-23

March 12, 2019

National Poison Prevention Week is March 17-23. The goal of the week is to raise awareness of the risk of being poisoned by household products, medicines, pesticides, plants, bites and stings, food poisoning, and fumes. For 24 years, the South Texas Po …

Lisa Cleveland, Ph.D., RN, and boxes of Narcan, which can reverse an opioid overdose.

School of Nursing receives $17.5 million to prevent opioid overdose

March 12, 2019

SAN ANTONIO (March 12, 2019) ― The UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing has received $17.5 million to expand statewide its work of training and providing naloxone to save lives threatened by opioid overdose. The program began in Bexar County in 2018 …

San Antonio Express-News: Nursing school gets millions more to fight opioid problem

March 12, 2019

UT Health San Antonio’s School of Nursing has received $17.5 million in federal funding to combat the opioid epidemic in Bexar County and across Texas. Read the story (Note: A subscription and password may be required to view the story)

50th anniversary School of Nursing luncheon program

School of Nursing celebrates 50th anniversary at luncheon

March 8, 2019

School of Nursing Dean Eileen T. Breslin, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, begins the 50th anniversary luncheon. More than 200 faculty, community leaders and philanthropists joined alumni, former teachers and honored guests at the UT Health San Antonio School of Nursi …

Eileen Breslin

School of Nursing toasts 50 Visionary Leaders

March 8, 2019

The honorees included outstanding alumni, faculty, staff, community leaders and philanthropic supporters who have had a major impact on the School of Nursing and the nursing profession.

Presidential Award winners 2019

2019 Presidential Award winners recognized

March 8, 2019

View the Presidential Awards video Linked by what President William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, called a common “desire to contribute in a unique and meaningful way for the benefit of others,” extraordinary members of the faculty and staff were honored Mar …

And the Oscar [or in this case residency] goes to …

March 7, 2019

The 2019 Academy Awards may be over, but the medical school version happens this month. Cover the action as UT Health San Antonio’s senior medical students learn where they will spend the next three to seven years in residency training. None of them kn …

Dr. Sudha Seshadri

Bill and Rebecca Reed give $1 million to Glenn Biggs Institute

March 5, 2019

Bill and Rebecca Reed, members of the Development Board at UT Health San Antonio, are giving $1 million to advance the missions of the university’s Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases. William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, pr …

Dr. Miramontes named EMS medical director of the year

March 5, 2019

David A. Miramontes, M.D. David Miramontes, M.D., assistant professor/clinical in the Department of Emergency Health Sciences and medical director for the San Antonio Fire Department, was named the EMS Medical Director of the Year by the U.S. Metropoli …

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March 5, 2019

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