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Presidential Award winner: Adelita G. Cantu, Ph.D., RN

May 18, 2016

Adelita G. Cantu, Ph.D., RN, associate professor, Department of Family and Community Health Systems, School of Nursing, received a Teaching Excellence Award.



Message from the Dean: MD Anderson and CTRC

May 18, 2016

The CTRC and the MD Anderson Cancer Center are exploring possible avenues of partnership and cooperation.



Advances in pain management: TPR’s Think Health Science series

May 18, 2016

Health Science Center faculty members Barbara J. Turner, M.D., MSED, MACP, and Jennifer Sharpe Potter, Ph.D., M.P.H., will be the speakers at Texas Public Radio’s Think Health Science presentation: Advances in pain management, on June 9.



Health Science Center recognized nationally for hepatitis work

May 18, 2016

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio’s Center for Research to Advance Community Health (ReACH) was recognized Thursday [May 19] by the White House at its 2016 National Hepatitis Testing Day observance in Washington, D.C. The White House acknowledged the center’s initiatives to screen, evaluate and cure chronic hepatitis C virus infection in diverse health care settings caring for low-income populations across South Texas.



UT Health Science Center dental student appointed University of Texas System student regent

May 17, 2016

Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Varun Pokkamthanam Joseph, a fourth-year dental student from the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, as the new student regent for The University of Texas System Board of Regents.



Dental student named UT System student regent

May 17, 2016

Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Varun Pokkamthanam Joseph, a fourth-year dental student from the Health Science Center , as the new student regent for the University of Texas System Board of Regents.



TPR’s Think Health Science Series: Advances in pain management

May 16, 2016

When 7 p.m., Thursday, June 9 Where Pestana Lecture Hall, Long campus Details Jennifer Sharpe Potter, Ph.D., M.P.H., associate professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Anesthesiology (pain medicine), and Barbara J. Turner, M.D., MSED, MACP, profe …



UT Health Science Center initiates master’s degree in medical laboratory science

May 16, 2016

People looking for employment in San Antonio’s $30.6 billion biomedical and health care industry will be glad to know that the UT Health Science Center San Antonio is now offering one of the few entry-level master’s degree programs in medical laboratory science in the nation.


PTSD

IANS Live: Low levels of fat hormone may increase PTSD risk

May 16, 2016

People who have low levels of a fat hormone might be more prone to developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms if they are exposed to a traumatic event, new research suggests.


James P. Hollers Drive

Dentistry honors health pioneer James P. Hollers

May 16, 2016

The School of Dentistry and the Health Science Center honored the memory of a staunch supporter of health care in South Texas at the James P. Hollers Drive Dedication and Celebration on May 13.


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