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Even low-stress surgery can be fatal for frail patients, study finds

November 13, 2019

The threshold for when to perform elective surgery in a frail patient may be much higher than previously thought, according to new research coauthored by Paula Shireman, M.D., M.S., M.B.A., of UT Health San Antonio. The journal JAMA Surgery published t …


Employee spotlight: New COO Andrea Marks sets strategy for growth

November 13, 2019

By Jennifer Meek Andrea Marks, COO Andrea Marks has spent her career managing money, but her most meaningful accomplishment doesn’t have any zeros at the end of it. She’s most proud of raising her two sons into strong-minded and independent young adult …


New interprofessional program educates grade school kids about diseases

November 12, 2019

The first project was teaching lessons about diabetes, cancer and Alzheimer’s at BASIS Primary School to 4th and 5th grade students.


Boeing grant to provide training in combat PTSD therapies

November 11, 2019

A grant from Boeing Co. will fund scholarships for 200 community mental health providers nationwide to receive low-cost training in the top treatments for military-related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).



Boeing grant provides low-cost training in combat PTSD therapies to mental health providers nationwide

November 11, 2019

Media contact: Rosanne Fohn, fohn@uthscsa.edu, (210) 567-3026 SAN ANTONIO (Nov. 11, 2019) – A grant from Boeing Co. will fund scholarships for 200 community mental health providers nationwide to receive low-cost training in the top treatments for milit …


Internal brand survey; enter to win Airpods

November 11, 2019

The brief survey provides a moment-in-time snapshot of employee perceptions about the UT Health San Antonio brand asking specific questions about how our employees feel about the organization, its services and brand attributes.


Rapamycin prevents age-related brain vascular deterioration, study shows

November 11, 2019

This finding, if furthered, holds implications for aging in general and perhaps offers an avenue to prevent Alzheimer’s dementia in some people.



Make money by brushing your teeth

November 7, 2019

The School of Dentistry is recruiting participants for two research studies that involve brushing your teeth twice a day with an electric toothbrush.


KENS 5: Welcome to allergy season

November 7, 2019

Allergy specialist Edward Brooks, M.D., talks about mountain cedar, mold, dust, ragweed and pollen being the specific allergens in our area. Read the story


Opioid crisis in the United States

New initiative seeks to turn tide on opioid use disorder

November 7, 2019

Most of us know someone who has been touched by substance use disorder, if not in our practices, in our families, friends and communities. Research has shown that substance use disorders are a leading cause of disease and death in the United States and …


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