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Dr. Bready, vice dean for Graduate Medical Education, to retire after 37 years

May 26, 2017

Lois Bready, M.D., vice dean for Graduate Medical Education and Designated Institutional Official (DIO), will retire at the end of June after 37 years of service.


Library introduces 24/7 access

May 25, 2017

Beginning June 1, the Briscoe Library will be open 24/7 for UT Health San Antonio students, faculty and staff.


Brownsville Herald: Former Starr County judge, UT Regent Dr. Mario Ramirez dies

May 23, 2017

He served on the University of Texas Board of Regents from 1989 to 1995 and was vice president of the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio. Read the story


June Young, wife of former dean, dies at 91

May 22, 2017

June Young, the wife of the former dean of the medical school, James Young, Ph.D., died May 20. She was 91. Dr. Young served as medical dean from 1988 to 2000. After a long career in the Army, Dr. Young returned to his native Texas in the fall of 1987 …



Study: Younger women with breast cancer should lose weight

May 22, 2017

Researchers determined that women younger than age 60 diagnosed with breast cancer who have a genetic risk factor for obesity have a higher risk for gaining weight and therefore should begin a weight-loss program to increase their chance for survival.


Study recommends women younger than 60 with breast cancer lose weight to increase survival

May 22, 2017

SAN ANTONIO (May 22, 2017) ― Obesity and weight gain have long been risk factors associated with death from breast cancer. In a recent study published in the journal Cancer, a multi-institutional team of researchers, headed by Virginia Kaklamani, M.D., …



Former Regent, South Texas medical pioneer Mario Ramirez, M.D., dies

May 22, 2017

Mario E. Ramirez, M.D., a passionate advocate for health care in the Rio Grande Valley and a seminal figure in the history of medicine in the state, died May 22. He was 91.


KSAT 12: The Doctor Is In: Creating a rhythm between passions

May 19, 2017

Dr. Nikita Ruparel of UT Health San Antonio Dentistry uses music to balance her passions of research and dentistry. See the whole story


TPR: UT Health Cancer Center wins $9.1 million grant

May 19, 2017

Breast and prostate cancer are the targets of a new $9 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to the UT Health Cancer Center in San Antonio. Read the story


Fallen firefighter was UT Health EMT grad

May 19, 2017

Scott Deem received his EMT certification from the Department of Emergency Health Services at UT Health San Antonio in 2011. The city contracts with UT Health for all EMT training.


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