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“To Err Is Human” film screening set

January 17, 2019

Medical error is the third-leading cause of death in the United States. The School of Nursing, the Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics, and the Batz Patient Safety Foundation  are sponsoring a free screening of the documentary film To Err Is Human …


Resident named APA Citizen Psychologist

January 17, 2019

He was honored for his leadership in building an online ecology to raise the accuracy and visibility of psychological knowledge.


KERA: Human drug trial offers hope to those with age-related diseases

January 16, 2019

A small first-in-human trial of a medicine that is a potential game changer in the treatment of age-related diseases like Alzheimer’s has shown promise in San Antonio. Read the full story at KERA News


Dr. Palmaz honored by Ohio University and the National Academy of Engineering

January 15, 2019

He will receive the 2019 Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize for inventing the first stent.



Congratulations to the 2019 Presidential Award winners

January 15, 2019

UT Health San Antonio President William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, announced the 2019 Presidential Award winners Jan. 15. The recipients will be honored with a plaque and cash award at a special dinner on March 7. Established in 1985, the Presidential Awa …


Rivard Report: Cancer death rates continue to fall, but obesity-related cancers on the rise

January 14, 2019

Dr. Ruben Mesa, director of the UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Dr. Michael Liss, assistant professor of urology at UT Health San Antonio, are both quoted as cancer experts in this story. Read the story here


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Dr. Henrich: Studies of Alzheimer’s and brain diseases vital for Texas

January 14, 2019

The following guest column appeared in the San Antonio Express-News on Jan. 14. By William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP “The brain is the organ of destiny. It holds within its humming mechanism secrets that will determine the future of the human race.” — Wi …


Rodeo tickets, carnival vouchers available

January 14, 2019

The sales are being sponsored by the Special Events Council with proceeds benefiting scholarships for medical students.


San Antonio Business Journal: UT Health SA completes major cancer center renovation

January 10, 2019

UT Health San Antonio has completed a major renovation of its cancer research and treatment facilities and appears poised to take advantage of an affiliation with the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, which was announced just ov …


Applicants sought for the RL5 Mentored Research Career Development Program

January 8, 2019

The Pepper Center is soliciting RL5 Scholar applications for the Mentored Research Career Development Program. SA OAIC will have one or two new 12 month mentored research RL5 Scholar positions with a potential for 24 months of support contingent upon t …


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