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TPR: Ask the expert: Infectious disease specialist Dr. Ruth Berggren answers listener questions

April 23, 2020

Dr. Ruth Berggren, infectious diseases specialist and director of the Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics at UT Health San Antonio and Bexar County Medical Advisor, discussed several important issues related to COVID-19 during her weekly appearance on Texas Public Radio.

Happy Administrative Professionals Day!

April 22, 2020

Let your colleagues know you appreciate them by sending virtual flowers and e-cards for free. Learn more.  

KSAT 12: Local researchers studying heart damage in COVID-19 patients

April 22, 2020

Dr. Allen S. Anderson, chief of cardiology, Dr. Madesh Muniswamy, professor of nephrology, and his laboratory members, Dr. Subramanya Srikantan and Soundarya Kandala, are researching why 20% of COVID-19 patients are presenting heart-related issues.

KSAT 12: SAQ: Local expert from UT Health San Antonio answers your COVID-19 questions

April 22, 2020

Dr. Ruth Berggren answered a variety of questions about coronavirus and shared the ground rules of the newly formed COVID-19 Health Transition Team, of which she is a part. Watch the interview. 

San Antonio Express-News: Mayes: San Antonio’s role in fighting COVID-19

April 22, 2020

The race for a coronavirus vaccine has become the Manhattan Project of our generation. Instead of our finest scientists working to develop the first atomic weapon to end World War II, we are racing to develop a defense against COVID-19’s assault on hum …

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Endometriosis: silent suffering brought to light

April 21, 2020

Endometriosis was a little-discussed medical condition just a few years ago. But celebrities like Julianne Hough, Lena Dunham and the singer-songwriter Halsey sharing their personal experiences with endometriosis has made it easier for many other women …

Tips for managing online classes

April 21, 2020

Do the work   Without the regularity of meeting in person, online classes can fall by the wayside. Attending every virtual lecture or watching each recorded session goes a long way towards staying up to date and getting things done on time. Manage your …

Texas Public Radio: Petrie Dish Podcast: Nurses on the front lines of COVID-19

April 21, 2020

Dr. Cindy Sickora, vice dean of practice and engagement in the School of Nursing, was interviewed for this TPR Petrie Dish podcast focused on the contributions of nursing to health care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen to the podcast.

KSAT 12: Doctors stress proper usage, sanitation of face masks

April 21, 2020

Dr. Fred Campbell, associate professor of general and hospital medicine, and Dr. Mandie Svatek, assistant professor of pediatrics in the Division of Inpatient Pediatrics, describe the proper usage and cleaning of face masks during the coronavirus pande …

San Antonio Express-News: Express-News readers’ top questions about coronavirus in San Antonio answered

April 21, 2020

Dr. Fred Campbell and Dr. Jan Patterson answered readers’ top questions about coronavirus. Read the Q&A. 

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