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Alumni, former dean endow Dental School scholarship fund

January 14, 2004

A new $100,000 scholarship endowment will support outstanding students in the Dental School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Research nurse appointed to Statewide Stroke Task Force

January 14, 2004

Anne Leonard, R.N., M.P.H., research nurse in the division of neurology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and at the Audie L. Murphy Division of the South Texas Veterans Health Care System, has been named to the Statewide Stroke Task Force for the American Heart Association (AHA) and American Stroke Association of Texas.


St. Luke’s donates $15,000 to School of Nursing

January 14, 2004

The St. Luke’s Lutheran Health Ministries Foundation has donated $15,000 to the School of Nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio to help endow a new academic professorship aimed at addressing the critical nursing faculty shortage.


Professor appointed to American College of Radiology committee

January 14, 2004

Charles R. Thomas, M.D., associate professor and vice chairman of radiation oncology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, has been appointed to the select, 13-member Patterns-of-Care Gastrointestinal (GI) Committee of the American College of Radiology.


Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics receives $100,000 endowment

January 14, 2004

Stewart Reuter, M.D., former chairman of radiology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, and his wife, Marianne, have given a $100,000 endowed professorship to the Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics at the Health Science Center.


New state research academy to bolster collaborations

January 13, 2004

Research institutions that maximize collaborations with peers stand a better chance of attracting federal funding, said Dr. Francisco G. Cigarroa, president, who participated in a conference where U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison announced a major new project to beef up Texas’ research funding.


Influenza presentation offers look at disease, past and present

January 12, 2004

“Influenza: Past and Present” is the topic of a presentation Thursday, Jan. 15, at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Admission is free and the public is invited.


‘Listening to Prozac’ author to speak at Health Science Center

January 12, 2004

The Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio will present “A Dialogue with Peter Kramer” at 5 p.m. today (Jan. 12) in Lecture Hall 3.104A near the Health Science Center’s Briscoe Library. The address is 7703 Floyd Curl Drive in the South Texas Medical Center.


Respiratory care program ranks No. 2 in U.S. survey

January 12, 2004

The respiratory care education program at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC) is one of the best programs of its type in the country, according to a “coaches’ poll” published recently in the American Association for Respiratory Care Education Section Bulletin.


Neonatologist is 1st woman president of Bexar medical society

January 12, 2004

Rajam Ramamurthy, M.D., professor of pediatrics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC), was installed Jan. 9 as the first woman president of the 4,000-member Bexar County Medical Society, one of Texas’ oldest and largest medical societies. She said the top priority for her yearlong presidency of the 151-year-old society will be bringing organizations together to examine the issue of health care access, especially for children.


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