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Salud America! awards grants for research on Latino childhood obesity

July 7, 2009

Research will evaluate, inform policies and programs that aim to reverse obesity among Latino youths

West Side middle schoolers restore park for their community

July 3, 2009

The project is intended to give kids pride in their community and raise their self-esteem so they will have the confidence to make healthier choices for themselves.

School of Medicine No. 2 in country in percentage of Hispanic students

June 26, 2009

The School of Medicine’s percentage was the highest among Texas medical schools.

Regional UT tech transfer office awards $164,000 to bridge inventions to marketplace

June 24, 2009

South Texas Technology Management (STTM), which serves four University of Texas institutions, today announced $164,000 in seed money for eight research projects that have the potential to one day move research discoveries into commercialization.

$2 million will advance doctor’s high-tech work in San Antonio, the Rio Grande Valley

June 19, 2009

Dipen Parekh, M.D., a urologic oncologist at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, uses robotic technology to remove kidney, prostate and bladder cancers with great precision.

UT Health Science Center gains human research protection accreditation

June 18, 2009

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio today announced it has earned full accreditation from the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP).

UT Health Science Center to hold open house June 17 for new dietetics and nutrition program

June 17, 2009

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is holding an open house at its Laredo Campus Extension to showcase its new dual bachelor’s and master’s degree in dietetics and nutrition starting this fall.

Brey named chairwoman of neurology, Dielmann Chair

June 15, 2009

Robin L. Brey, M.D., is the new chairwoman of the Department of Neurology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

UT Health Science Center Med Ed Camp offers high school students hands-on science activities

June 9, 2009

Twenty-five Laredo area high school students will learn about the dental hygiene profession through hands-on activities, including the application of a dental sealant on a model of a tooth.

New Web site eases end-of-life planning for Texans

June 4, 2009

Less than a quarter of U.S. adults have spelled out end-of-life wishes in an advance directive or legally appointed someone to make health care decisions if they are unable to do it themselves.

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