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KENS 5 Medical Minute: COVID-19 outbreak opens up new telemedicine opportunities

May 21, 2020

Ramon Cancino, MD, a family and community medicine physician at UT Health San Antonio, explains why telemedicine is an ideal way of safely treating patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Medical Minute is a collaboration between UT Health San Antonio and KENS 5.


Telemundo: Inicia distrubucion de Remdesivir para tratar el COVID-19 in hospitales de SA

May 21, 2020

Dr. Thomas Patterson, chief of the Division of Infectious Disease, discusses the clinical trials of the promising antiviral drug for COVID-19, remdesivir, in a video featured in this report. Watch the story. 


Message from the President: Time away from work

May 21, 2020

In addition to my request made last week that all employees take 5 days of personal leave by July 15, I request that you work with your leader and make plans, where operationally possible, to also take vacation days you would have normally taken during the summer months


Neurology Today: Longevity gene variant protects against Alzheimer’s in some APOE 4 carriers

May 21, 2020

Sudha Seshadri, M.D., FAAN, director of the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s & Neurodegenerative Diseases, and the Robert R. Barker distinguished university professor of neurology at UT Health in San Antonio, discusses the association between …


KTSA: Ask a doctor

May 21, 2020

Dr. Fred Campbell, General and Hospital Medicine, was a guest on KTSA radio’s Ask a Doctor segment. He discussed how antibodies against COVID-19 work, testing and transmission. Listen below: KTSAAM-3739


News 4: CDC, doctors warning about potential measles outbreak due to pandemic

May 21, 2020

Dr. J.B. Cantey, Department of Pediatrics within the Divisions of Neonatology & Allergy, Immunology, and Infectious Diseases, says it’s a real concern that vaccination rates in children could drop due to concerns over going to the doctor. Read and …


Message from the President: CARES Act funding available to support students

May 20, 2020

UT Health San Antonio has received an award of $772,901 from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act grant to assist students facing financial hardship as a result of the campus disruption from COVID-19.


Laredo Contra COVID-19

May 20, 2020

Dr. William L. Henrich, M.D., M.A.C.P., President of UT Health San Antonio addresses the Laredo community. Watch the video.


Texas Public Radio: Texas bars can reopen Friday at 25% capacity. How will they adapt to the new normal?

May 20, 2020

Dr. Ruth Berggren, infectious diseases specialist and director of the Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics, provided expert insight for a discussion about the reopening of bars in San Antonio on TPR’s “The Source”. Read and listen to the interview.


KSAT 12: USAA donates $6.3 million for coronavirus relief in San Antonio

May 20, 2020

USAA and The USAA Foundation will donate more than $6.3 million to provide support for military members, their families and local communities affected by the coronavirus pandemic in San Antonio. The contributions will support COVID-19 vaccine research …


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