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Medicine and Public Health: Can They Get Together?

August 4, 2010

“Medicine and Public Health: Can They Get Together?” — a lecture about two related, yet often disconnected, fields that affect human health

UT Health Science Center nurse leader to be inducted into American Academy of Nursing

July 30, 2010

Adrianne Linton, Ph.D., RN, specializes in care for the elderly

Can aspirin prolong a healthy life?

July 30, 2010

Study to test whether it can ward off decline in people 70 and older

UT Health Science Center team finds adrenal cancer gene

July 28, 2010

Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio have found a gene that, when mutated, causes one type of adrenal cancer.

School of Medicine establishes Center for Healthy Aging, appoints director

July 27, 2010

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio today announced the establishment of a new Center for Healthy Aging. Nicolas Musi, M.D., a diabetes researcher in the School of Medicine, will be the founding director.

EDA, community partners fund ‘virtual hospital’ at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio

July 23, 2010

A $1 million grant from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) and funding from several community partners will help the UT Health Science San Antonio’s School of Nursing build a new, state-of-the-art Clinical Simulation Center.

Study compares 2 types of surgery for urine leakage

July 23, 2010

Two techniques that implant mesh slings to hold up the bladder are both good options for women who leak urine when they sneeze, cough, laugh or exercise. One of the techniques results in fewer serious complications, however, according to a national study conducted at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and other institutions.

Dr. Gladys Keene announced as regional dean of UT Health Science Center’s Laredo campus

July 13, 2010

Gladys C. Cronfel Keene, M.D., M.P.H., has been appointed the regional dean of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio’s Regional Campus in Laredo, a newly created position.

Students to explore physician assistant profession during UT Health Science Center camp

July 2, 2010

The Regional Campus of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is holding a Summer Physician Assistant Camp. During the camp, Laredo-area high school students will role-play as physician assistants and patients as they learn how to conduct a medical interview, perform a cardiovascular exam and interpret rate and rhythm from an EKG report.

Improvement Science Summit set for July 7

July 1, 2010

Summit launches new improvement science research network supported by $3 million NIH grant; ninth annual Summer Institute on Evidence-Based Practice following the summit explains how to conduct research that improves patient safety and quality of care

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