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First M.D./M.P.H. graduates ready to care for patients, impact care of populations

May 1, 2011

More than a dozen graduates will achieve a dual distinction — degrees in medicine and public health — Saturday (May 21) during the 41st commencement ceremony of the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio.


Mind-body methods for better health

April 27, 2011

James Gordon, M.D., a renowned expert on using mind-body medicine to heal depression, anxiety and psychological trauma, hosts a daylong workshop and evening lecture in San Antonio.


Baptist Health Foundation donates record $215,000 in scholarships

April 27, 2011

Trustees of the Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio this week brought welcome news — 57 scholarships totaling $215,000 — to students at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.


Mouse study turns fat-loss and longevity link on its head

April 22, 2011

Researchers at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio’s Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies, with colleagues at the University of Colorado, studied the effect of food restriction on fat and weight loss in 41 genetically different strains of mice.


Screening project touches multiple cultures, wins community service award

April 21, 2011

A small band of nursing students who helped 1,500 underinsured South Texans learn their cholesterol, blood sugar and blood pressure levels — and risk of diabetes, heart attack and stroke — received the Student Government Association 2011 Community Service Award at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.


Air Force vet is center’s 40th lung transplant recipient within a year

April 21, 2011

Larry Franklin, a U.S. Air Force veteran who lives in Schertz, recently became the 40th person in a year to receive a lung transplant from the University Transplant Center.


UT Health Science Center San Antonio faculty member named a ‘Most Powerful and Influential Woman in Texas’

April 14, 2011

UT Health Science Center San Antonio nursing faculty member Norma Martinez Rogers, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, has been selected by the National Diversity Council as one of 20 “Most Powerful and Influential Woman of Texas.”


Women and cancer: Know the warning signs and reduce your risk

April 13, 2011

A free public lecture this week on health for women over 40, including discussion of the warning signs of gynecological cancers and the different preventive measures women can take.


Quit smoking – with your doctor’s help

April 12, 2011

K. Ashok Kumar, M.D., a family doctor with UT Medicine San Antonio, will describe the risks of smoking and the benefits of quitting in “UT Medicine Presents: Ready to live smoke-free?”


Better health through academic-community partnerships

April 6, 2011

“Better Together: Academic-Community Partnerships to Improve Health,” the fourth annual community service learning conference at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


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