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Family medicine physicians unveil colorful, effective clinic

May 17, 2005

The new Wow! Clinic at the University Health Center Downtown is an eye-catching experience because of a wonderful collection of art produced by San Antonio artists.

UT Health Science Center graduation ceremonies set for May 20, 21 and 22

May 17, 2005

The Health Science Center is expecting approximately 600 students to receive degrees from the five schools during commencement exercises May 20, 21 and 22. Times, locations and speaker information are listed below.

New clinic will provide all the care she needs – in one place

May 17, 2005

Texas women need more help if they are to navigate a fragmented and complex health care system to get the care they need.

Type 2 diabetes may begin with Grandma’s diet, research suggests

May 10, 2005

An innovative study published in the latest online edition of the Journal of Physiology provides the first evidence that the insulin resistance typical of type 2 diabetes can be “programmed” across two generations by poor nutrition during a grandmother’s pregnancy and lactation.

2005 Mini-Medical School continues: Dr. Hays is speaker on May 9

May 3, 2005

Women run greater risk of not having their heart disease diagnosed, because their symptoms may be more subtle than those commonly seen in men and their underlying disease is therefore not as easy to detect.

Barshop Institute officially dedicated at Research Park ceremony

May 3, 2005

In a grand ceremony of more than 650 distinguished businessmen, elected officials, The University of Texas System leaders, and Health Science Center faculty and staff, the Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies was officially dedicated at the Texas Research Park on May 2.

Chiang promoted to vice president for academic administration

April 26, 2005

Theresa Chiang, Ed.D., who joined the Health Science Center in 1998 and has played a major role in supervising the institution’s student services and other administrative areas, will become vice president for academic administration effective May 1.

Mini-Medical School puts spotlight on women’s health

April 26, 2005

Graciela Cigarroa knows that each year more women than men die of heart disease – 67,000 more.

Disaster Life Support courses offered in Iraq … and Texas

April 19, 2005

The March 16 bomb blast in the streets of Baghdad served as a stark reminder that terrorists can strike anytime, anywhere.

Physician and writer Dr. Abraham Verghese to occupy distinguished chair in medicine

April 19, 2005

Abraham Verghese, M.D., D.Sc. (Hon.), a well-known author and internist who leads the effort to integrate the humanities into the teaching of medical students, will be the first faculty member to occupy the Dr. Joaquin G. Cigarroa, Jr. Distinguished Chair in Medicine at the Health Science Center.

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