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The thrill of Match Day 2019

March 15, 2019

Match Day is a rite of passage when graduating medical students throughout the U.S. find out where their residency training will take them.


Dr. Stevens re-elected to ACTS board

March 14, 2019

Kathleen R. Stevens, Ed.D., RN Kathleen R. Stevens, Ed.D., RN, ANEF, FAAN, professor of nursing, was recently  elected to a second term on the board of directors of the Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS). She is the only nurse ev …


Rivard Report: SWSW: Can precision medicine tackle racial inequities in health care?

March 13, 2019

Chiquita A. Collins, Ph.D., chief diversity officer and vice dean for inclusion and diversity in the Long School of Medicine, was part of a panel on racial inequities in medicine at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin. Read the story



School of Nursing gets millions to fight opioid overdoses

March 12, 2019

This program provides training to first responders on the use of Narcan, a naloxone nasal spray that reverses opioid overdose.



Poison Prevention Week is March 17-23

March 12, 2019

National Poison Prevention Week is March 17-23. The goal of the week is to raise awareness of the risk of being poisoned by household products, medicines, pesticides, plants, bites and stings, food poisoning, and fumes. For 24 years, the South Texas Po …


Lisa Cleveland, Ph.D., RN, and boxes of Narcan, which can reverse an opioid overdose.

School of Nursing receives $17.5 million to prevent opioid overdose

March 12, 2019

SAN ANTONIO (March 12, 2019) ― The UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing has received $17.5 million to expand statewide its work of training and providing naloxone to save lives threatened by opioid overdose. The program began in Bexar County in 2018 …


San Antonio Express-News: Nursing school gets millions more to fight opioid problem

March 12, 2019

UT Health San Antonio’s School of Nursing has received $17.5 million in federal funding to combat the opioid epidemic in Bexar County and across Texas. Read the story (Note: A subscription and password may be required to view the story)


50th anniversary School of Nursing luncheon program

School of Nursing celebrates 50th anniversary at luncheon

March 8, 2019

School of Nursing Dean Eileen T. Breslin, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, begins the 50th anniversary luncheon. More than 200 faculty, community leaders and philanthropists joined alumni, former teachers and honored guests at the UT Health San Antonio School of Nursi …


Eileen Breslin

School of Nursing toasts 50 Visionary Leaders

March 8, 2019

The honorees included outstanding alumni, faculty, staff, community leaders and philanthropic supporters who have had a major impact on the School of Nursing and the nursing profession.


Presidential Award winners 2019

2019 Presidential Award winners recognized

March 8, 2019

View the Presidential Awards video Linked by what President William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, called a common “desire to contribute in a unique and meaningful way for the benefit of others,” extraordinary members of the faculty and staff were honored Mar …


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