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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.


Spring is here … and so are seasonal triggers for asthma

March 30, 2004

San Antonio this month made the list of the 100 Worst U.S. Asthma Cities, coming in at No. 81.


Escalante appointed to NIH rehabilitation research committee

March 30, 2004

Agustín Escalante, M.D., professor of medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, has been appointed to a three-year term on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Function, Integration and Rehabilitation Sciences Subcommittee.


Miller named to San Antonio Women’s Hall of Fame

March 30, 2004

San Antonio (March 30, 2004) – Claudia S. Miller, M.D., M.S., associate professor of family and community medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, was inducted into the San Antonio Women’s Celebration and Hall of Fame March 24.


Ophthalmologist Orville E. Gordon leaves $150,000 for residents

March 30, 2004

Ophthalmology residents at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio will perpetually benefit from an approximately $150,000 donation left by Orville E. Gordon, M.D., a distinguished clinical faculty member who died in June 2003.


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