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Making childhood better: one child at a time

September 13, 2019

Did you know that one-in-four children in Bexar County suffers with mental health issues? “An alarming number of children suffer from psychotic disorders due to bullying and other stressful situations,” said Jessica Knudsen, president and CEO of Clarit …



Rockwood honored as an AOA Pillar of the Orthopaedic Profession

September 13, 2019

Charles A. Rockwood, Jr., M.D., FAOA, of UT Health San Antonio has been honored by the American Orthopaedic Association as an AOA Pillar of the Orthopaedic Profession for his tremendous contributions to orthopaedic surgery. The effort to recognize Dr. …


Flu shots available through Wellness 360

September 12, 2019

Wellness 360, comprehensive health care for employees and students, is offering flu shots at several locations in September.



Registration open for Combat PTSD Conference

September 12, 2019

The only national scientific event of its type, the conference is presented by the UT Health San Antonio-led STRONG STAR Consortium and Consortium to Alleviate PTSD (CAP).


Volunteers needed for 2019 Science Expo

September 11, 2019

Faculty, staff and students are invited to volunteer and share their expertise with the health care professionals and researchers of tomorrow during the annual Science Expo, to be held Saturday, Nov. 2.


Women in Medicine Month, Part II

September 11, 2019

September is Women in Medicine Month. Read about the achievements and talents of some of UT Health San Antonio’s women faculty in the second in a series of newsletters. View the newsletter


Dr. Hicks named to U.S. advisory committee on medicine, dentistry training

September 11, 2019

Jeffery Hicks, D.D.S., professor of comprehensive dentistry, has been appointed to the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry (ACTPCMD) for 2019-2023.



Novel therapy developed for inherited breast cancer

September 10, 2019

UT Health San Antonio researchers have discovered a novel way to kill cancers that are caused by an inherited mutation in BRCA1, the type of cancer for which actress Angelina Jolie had preventive double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery in 2013. “T …


Women’s Comprehensive Health Conference set

September 10, 2019

UT Health San Antonio invites you to the 5th annual Women’s Comprehensive Health Conference, 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Nov 16, at the Witte Museum. This year’s conference, Heart, Health & Happiness, is bigger and better than ever with a gourmet cat …


FDA approves new drug to treat a rare blood cancer

September 10, 2019

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved the first new medication in nearly a decade for patients with myelofibrosis, a rare blood cancer. Ruben Mesa, M.D., FACP, director of the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Ander …


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