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UT System Board of Regents approves design of UT Health San Antonio Multispecialty and Research Hospital

November 19, 2020

AUSTIN – The University of Texas System Board of Regents on Nov. 19 approved design development plans for the UT Health San Antonio Multispecialty and Research Hospital to be constructed on 12.2 acres of land in the South Texas Medical Center. The Boar …



Safely celebrating the holidays during COVID-19

November 19, 2020

Masking, social distancing, good hand hygiene and limiting numbers of people at gatherings have proven to stop the spread of COVID-19.


Power outages on Long, Greehey Campuses in December

November 19, 2020

Greehey Campus outage is Saturday, Dec. 5 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Long Campus outage is Dec. 18-20.


Blood donations needed

November 19, 2020

As the spread of COVID-19 continues in our community, the blood supply has begun to encounter a critical shortage with fewer people donating.


Fox 29: Advocates hope Bexar County’s needle exchange program sparks change statewide

November 19, 2020

Lisa Cleveland, PhD, RN, FAAN, School of Nursing, was interviewed about the Bexar County Joint Opioid Task Force’s Harm Reduction initiative, which she co-leads and received funding to support through UT Health San Antonio. Read and watch the story.


News 4: Advocates hope Bexar County’s needle exchange program sparks change statewide

November 19, 2020

Lisa Cleveland, PhD, RN, FAAN, School of Nursing, was interviewed about the Bexar County Joint Opioid Task Force’s Harm Reduction initiative, which she co-leads and received funding to support through UT Health San Antonio. Read and watch the story.


News 4: UT Health San Antonio cancer expert explains signs and symptoms of prostate cancer

November 19, 2020

Dr. Chethan Ramamurthy, prostate cancer oncologist from the Mays Cancer Center, discussed how prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the United States, how screening can help with early detection and the variety of modern prostate cance …


Lane closures on Floyd Curl Drive

November 19, 2020

Emergency work is being performed by SAWS that has closed the lanes leading to the main entrance of the Long Campus on Floyd Curl Drive, from Medical Drive. This repair will keep those lanes closed for the next few days.


Dallas Morning News: Report: Texas needs dependable funding for public health, before next pandemic strikes

November 18, 2020

Dr. Francisco Cigarroa, renowned transplant surgeon and former UT System chancellor, was quoted in this story about a report he helped author that includes recommendations on how Texas can better prepare for future health crises. Read the story.


KRLD News Radio 1080: Governor Abbott rolls out statewide COVID therapy distribution plan for new drug

November 18, 2020

Dr. Jan Patterson, Infectious Diseases, was interviewed about the experimental antibody IV therapy for COVID-19, bamlanivimab, that received emergency authorization from the FDA. Listen to the interview.


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