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Medical Center traffic update

May 21, 2019

The Green Street project asphalt work on Floyd Curl is scheduled to begin Tuesday, May 28, and last two weeks. Floyd Curl will get a mill and overlay (new asphalt) from Louis Pasteur to Hamilton Wolfe. All work will be done at night from 9 p.m. to 5 a. …

It’s all smiles for new graduates

May 20, 2019

Nearly 650 newly minted health care professionals walked the stage May 17-19 in joyous ceremonies that marked the beginning of a lifetime of service.

Security Alert: Scam texts and calls

May 20, 2019

If you receive a suspicious text first and foremost, don’t respond to it, click on any live links or forward it. 

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Compassion of nurses showcased at Nursing Advisory Council Luncheon

May 17, 2019

A presentation by photographer and filmmaker Carolyn Jones took guests attending the Nursing Advisory Council Luncheon on a journey showing the diversity, creativity, compassion and dedication of nurses, as told through their personal stories. The pres …

Walking for wellness

May 16, 2019

When was the last time you went outside for a walk in the middle of your workday? On Wednesday, more than 100 people from around the university gathered outside their buildings to participate in a 10-minute walk for wellness, hosted by the Campus Healt …

Two women faculty members named fellows in academic medicine leadership program

May 15, 2019

Since its inception at Drexel University in 1995, ELAM has enrolled over 1,000 women leaders and accepts approximately 50 new fellows each year in fields of medicine, dentistry, public health and pharmacy.

Dr. Singh receives UT System’s Translational STARs award

May 15, 2019

Brij B. Singh, Ph.D. Brij B. Singh, Ph.D., associate dean for research in the School of Dentistry and professor of periodontics, has received a Translational STARs Award from the UT System. The award comes with a $500,000 grant. His research background …

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Study says Hispanics face unique obstacles to health

May 15, 2019

U.S. Latinos face unaffordable housing, unreliable public transportation and a lack of green space, which contributes to health inequities, according to a new research review from Salud America!, a national network for health equity at UT Health San Antonio.

Ramirez to chair Department of Population Health Sciences

May 14, 2019

Amelie G. Ramirez, Dr.P.H., founder and director of the Institute for Health Promotion Research at UT Health San Antonio and a leading health disparities researcher, has been named chair of the Department of Population Health Sciences, announced Robert …

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Research: U.S. Latinos face unaffordable housing, unreliable public transportation and a lack of green space

May 14, 2019

Barriers limit Latinos’ access to health-promoting assets like stable housing, medical care and physical activity, but policies and practices are emerging to create affordable housing, reliable public transit and more green spaces to improve Latino hea …

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