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Regional Campus Laredo to hold ‘vision as we age’ event April 6

April 1, 2019

LAREDO (April 1, 2019) ― The community is invited to learn about vision changes that occur in aging at a free event Saturday, April 6, at the UT Health San Antonio’s Regional Campus Laredo. From 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., more than 15 community partners will o …


First-ever Family Day a hit

April 1, 2019

On March 30, UT Health San Antonio hosted its first Family Day, which featured food trucks, a petting zoo, magic show, balloon artist, music, interactive booths and more. The event was organized by an interprofessional committee that included Kirsten L …


Former surgeon general to deliver Ewing Halsell lecture

April 1, 2019

Vivek H. Murthy, M.D., M.B.A. Vivek H. Murthy, M.D., M.B.A., who served as the U.S. surgeon general from 2014 to 2017, will deliver the Ewing Halsell Distinguished Lecture on Wednesday, April 17, in Holly Auditorium. A reception will begin at 4:30 p.m …


In memoriam: Hugh B. Tilson, D.D.S.

April 1, 2019

Hugh B. Tilson, D.D.S. Hugh B. Tilson, D.D.S., an early faculty member in the School of Dentistry and chair of the oral surgery training program for 28 years, died March 21. He was 82. A native of Plainview, Texas, he earned his Doctor of Dental Surger …



Business Journal honors four from UT Health as Health Care Heroes

April 1, 2019

Four UT Health San Antonio faculty members have been honored as Health Care Heroes by the San Antonio Business Journal. The annual awards recognize outstanding achievements by people in the local health care industry. In all, 21 members of the health c …



Internet, VPN will be down the evening of April 5

March 29, 2019

UT Heath San Antonio’s internet and VPN will be unavailable from 8 p.m. until midnight on Friday, April 5, due to system upgrades and network maintenance. This includes incoming VPN access from an external location, and incoming access to any UT Health …


Our new Advanced Data Center: A message from the chief information officer

March 28, 2019

Dear UT Health faculty, staff, students and residents: A notable milestone for UT Health San Antonio was reached in December. After more than a year of planning and construction, we are proud to announce that UT Health San Antonio’s Advanced Data Cente …


CNN: Showing compassion, accepting cultures: Preventing suicide in the Latino community

March 27, 2019

“Suicide is a public health issue that affects people from every race, every age, every gender and every class,” explains Dr. Barbara Robles-Ramamurthy, child and adolescent psychiatrist at the Long School of Medicine at UT Health in San Antonio. “But …


San Antonio Express-News: One year in, MD Anderson partnership advancing cancer care in San Antonio

March 27, 2019

Since the partnership, the cancer center has recruited at least 30 top-level faculty physicians and researchers to San Antonio. Each major recruit brings expertise, research, clinical trials, upgraded equipment and sometimes even staff. Read the story …


News 4: Asher’s Avengers: hospital helps young boy fighting rare cancer

March 27, 2019

“Asher has a cancer called Rhabdomyosarcoma,” says Dr. Aaron Sugalski of UT Health San Antonio. “It’s a cancer of the muscles, and his happens to be located in one of the muscles right behind his eye.” Read the story


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