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Free ‘Take a Deep Breath’ conference April 9 offers information about serious lung diseases

April 5, 2016

Media contact: Rosanne Fohn, (210) 567-3026, fohn@uthscsa.edu On-site contact: Gladys Keene, M.D., regional dean, (956) 523-7400 WHAT:            The public is invited to a free, educational event focusing on lung disease. The conference, “Take a Deep …


Rapamycin

Express-News: Drug designed in San Antonio fights age-related diseases

April 4, 2016

A San Antonio company is trying to break into the pharmaceutical market with a new version of an old drug that it believes offers hope to two-legged and four-legged patients diagnosed with incurable or life-altering diseases.


Pharmacy

U.S. News ranks UT pharmacy, HSC’s component, No. 3 in nation

April 4, 2016

U.S. News has ranked the University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy, including its integral Pharmacotherapy Division located at the Health Science Center, as the No. 3 pharmacy school in the nation.


Fox 29: 90 percent of cyberbullying victims don’t tell adults

April 1, 2016

A Texas-based research center says an overwhelming number of bullying victims never report it to adults. That can lead to depression or even suicide. However, there are signs adults need to look out for when it comes to bullying.


Doctors Urge Students to Join Medical Field

News 4: Doctors urge students to join medical field

April 1, 2016

Right now, medical schools across the country say we’re facing a shortage of doctors. On March 30, several physicians with the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center spent time at local schools, encouraging students to get into the medical …


KGNS-TV: Annual Health Conference

April 1, 2016

The UT Health Science Center held a conference inviting medical professionals from all over the nation.


Cervando Martinez, M.D., professor of psychiatry

Students hear from HSC doctors on Doctors’ Day

March 31, 2016

In one of the grandest show-and-tell operations of the year, more than 3,600 students in Bexar County had the opportunity to hear from medical doctors who visited their schools March 30.



UT Medicine receives national ‘patient-centered’ care recognition

March 29, 2016

UT Medicine San Antonio, clinical practice of the School of Medicine at the Health Science Center, received Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition in January 2016 from the National Committee for Quality Assurance.


Colon X-Ray

TPR: The Source: Colon cancer mortality rates down

March 24, 2016

For a long time, a diagnosis of colon cancer was a near death sentence. In the past 15 years both the mortality rate as well as the incidence of colon cancer has dropped significantly.


Damon Tweedy, MD

Bryant lecture in medical ethics: “Black Man in a White Coat”

March 23, 2016

Dr. Damon Tweedy will deliver the Frank Bryant Jr., M.D., Memorial Lecture in Medical Ethics on April 19.


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