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Science Blog: Study finds talk therapy for civilians with PTSD effective for military

November 15, 2016

A leading talk therapy for civilians with post-traumatic stress disorder, known as Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), also is effective for many who suffer from combat-related PTSD. Read the full story at Science Blog


San Antonio Business Journal: Houston’s M.D. Anderson laps SA institutions in latest Texas cancer funding round

November 14, 2016

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas awarded 48 new grants on Wednesday totaling more than $93 million. Read the full story at the San Antonio Business Journal


Nursing students offer visiting high school students the opportunity to listen to sounds within the body using a simulation manikin.

Science Expo’s hands-on activities draw 1,500 high school, college students

November 14, 2016

More than 1,500 high school and college students from San Antonio and throughout Texas attended the Health Professions Fair & Science Expo Nov. 12 at the UT Health San Antonio.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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