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Alpha Home, Dr. Richard Usatine

Alpha Home names Wellness Center for Dr. Usatine

November 14, 2016

Alpha Home, a residential and spirituality based substance abuse treatment center for women, has renamed its Wellness Center to honor its founder, Richard P. Usatine., M.D., professor of family and community medicine at UT Health San Antonio.


Erase Cancer

Faculty member wins Latino health research award

November 11, 2016

Amelie G. Ramirez, Dr.Ph., an internationally recognized expert in cancer health disparities research at UT Health San Antonio, has received the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Distinguished Lecture on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities award.


Miles of Smiles-Laredo

Miles of Smiles-Laredo brightens oral health for kids

November 11, 2016

If one child’s smile can warm the heart, imagine what tens of thousands can do. That’s the reality in Laredo, where Miles of Smiles-Laredo has been brightening the world for thousands of children–and their families–since 2006. Miles of Smiles-Laredo …



Science Expo Nov. 12 will give 1,500 teens a hands-on introduction to health careers

November 10, 2016

Approximately 1,500 high school and college students from throughout South Texas will learn how to perform dissections, intubate manikins, start an intravenous (IV) line and much more at the Health Professions Fair and Science Expo of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio. The event will be held on Saturday, Nov. 12, at the UT Health Science Center campus, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive.


PTSD

KENS 5: Fighting PTSD: World’s largest research group based in S.A.

November 8, 2016

The ‘South Texas Research Organizational Network Guiding Studies on Trauma and Resilience’ (STRONG STAR) and the ‘Consortium to Alleviate PTSD’ (CAP), both under the umbrella of the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, make up the world’s largest organization focused on PTSD.


10th Annual Community Service Learning (CSL) Conference

November 8, 2016

The 10th Annual Community Service Learning (CSL) Conference will feature Christena Cleveland, Ph.D., a social psychologist, author and Duke University professor.



Chinese New Year of the Rooster

November 7, 2016

When 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 27 Where Lecture Hall Commons, Long campus Details Come learn the significance of this holiday. Refreshments provided. Sponsored by the Office of International Services.



UT Health San Antonio brand and style guidelines

November 7, 2016

In conjunction with the Health Science Center’s transition to using a doing-business-as name – UT Health San Antonio – many aspects of our graphics standards and brand style have changed and are described at our rebrand microsite, uthealthunited.com. The new institutional logos are also available for download.



News 4: Immunotherapy becoming another choice to battle cancer

November 7, 2016

There’s a new hope for cancer patients. For the first time ever the food and drug administration has approved an immunotherapy first line treatment drug for cancer. Watch the full story at News 4    



Researcher says prostate cancer risks aren’t always what we think

November 7, 2016

When it comes to prostate cancer biopsies, risk and reality don’t always match up, according to new research published online in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.


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