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Rivard Report: Eight local experts appointed to state’s chronic kidney disease task force

January 17, 2020

Local experts say it’s no surprise that more than one-third of the members of a revitalized statewide task force targeting chronic kidney disease are from San Antonio. The 18-person task force will be chaired by Dr. Francisco Cigarroa, a local transpla …


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Can Ashtanga Yoga Help With Substance Use Disorder?

January 16, 2020

Shaun has been exposed to a variety of people who’ve had their lives ruined by substance abuse, which led him to pursue research for his MPH thesis on how Ashtanga yoga can help those who are struggling.


Texas Public Radio: This flu season is hitting children hardest

January 16, 2020

Dr. Jason Bowling, an associate professor of infectious diseases at UT Health San Antonio, explains that the predominant strain of influenza circulating right now is Influenza B.


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Dr. Dahia receives UT System award to expand her research on rare endocrine tumors

January 15, 2020

The $1 million UT System Faculty STARs award will be used to develop a center for the study, diagnosis and treatment planning of patients with endocrine tumors.


School of Nursing faculty and staff associated with Wellness 360 receive the Foster Care Center of Excellence designation from Superior HealthPlan's Todd Nicholas.

UT Health San Antonio’s Wellness 360 named Foster Care Center of Excellence

January 14, 2020

Wellness 360 is the sixth facility in Texas to receive this designation.


School of Nursing faculty and staff associated with Wellness 360 receive the Foster Care Center of Excellence designation from Superior HealthPlan's Todd Nicholas.

UT Health San Antonio’s Wellness 360 named Foster Care Center of Excellence

January 14, 2020

News media contact: Rosanne Fohn, (210) 567-3026, fohn@uthscsa.edu Superior HealthPlan: mediainquiries@superiorhealthplan.com Sixth facility in Texas to meet strict criteria SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 14, 2020) – Superior HealthPlan has named UT Health San Anto …



Nursing alumna receives a top military health care award

January 14, 2020

Kimberly Davis, D.N.P., M.S.N., RN, ACNS-BC, received the award for the comprehensive behavioral health screening program she developed.



President’s message: MLK Day

January 13, 2020

Next Monday, January 20, UT Health San Antonio will be closed in recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his dedication to the nonviolent struggle for racial and social equality in the United States.


KSAT 12: Five food swaps for a healthy taco night

January 13, 2020

Dr. Cynthia Cantu, UT Health San Antonio, shares her food swap recommendations for healthier eating. Watch the full story


San Antonio Express-News: Six San Antonio kidney disease experts appointed to statewide task force

January 13, 2020

Doctors and public health experts from San Antonio will make up the bulk of a revitalized statewide task force dedicated to chronic kidney disease. Governor Greg Abbott appointed 16 people to the task force, six of whom are from San Antonio. The group …


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