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University students cram craniums for Brain Bowl

April 26, 2004

If you like “Jeopardy!” on TV and the workings of the brain, an upcoming event will be right up your intellectual alley.


Free prostate cancer clinic to be offered April 24

April 21, 2004

The numbers don’t lie – one in six American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer.


Dental School to honor Greatest Generation

April 20, 2004

t was the war to end all wars, and out of World War II came the Greatest Generation our country has ever known.


Expectant moms needed for study of oral disease, preterm birth

April 14, 2004

The most important thing you’ll ever do for your baby might be something you do for your mouth – a checkup for gum disease during pregnancy.


Health Science Center leads curricular effort to fight bioterrorism

April 13, 2004

Allied health professions students, who are critical future members of the health care team and have the potential to improve our nation’s response to acts of bioterrorism, natural disasters and other public health emergencies, are expected to benefit from training materials under development through “Texas C.A.R.E.s,” a statewide program coordinated by The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Professor receives award from American Society of Microbiology

April 13, 2004

John F. Alderete, Ph.D., professor in the department of microbiology, has received the William A. Hinton Research Training Award from the American Society of Microbiology (ASM).


S.A. trauma partnership protects local trauma resources and enhances military preparedness

April 13, 2004

The leaders of institutions operating San Antonio’s three Level I trauma centers and the president of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio recently announced the formation of the Trauma Institute of San Antonio, Texas (TRISAT), an innovative and intensive project to more effectively marshal the region’s Level I trauma resources.


World Health Day on April 7 focuses on deadly roads

April 6, 2004

Ours is a fast-paced and mobile society. We motor at dizzying speeds to keep our busy schedules and put our nation’s children at risk in the process.


Professor appointed to Texas Cancer Council

April 6, 2004

Lloyd Croft, D.D.S., clinical associate professor of periodontics, has been appointed as the first dentist to serve on the Texas Cancer Council (TCC).


Texas Radiological Society to honor S.A. medical physicist

April 6, 2004

Louis B. Levy, a prominent medical physicist who earned his Ph.D. in biophysics from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 1974, will receive the Gold Medal Award at the Texas Radiological Society’s annual scientific meeting April 16 in Dallas.


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