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Q & A with fertility nurse Brenda Powers

May 9, 2018

There is no greater joy in the world than to see that positive pregnancy test and then to see that baby, she says.


Hearty band of founding faculty accomplished many tasks

May 8, 2018

By Dr. Marvin Forland Marvin Forland, M.D., MACP Fifty years ago, the Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine enrolled its initial classes of students. “The entire program got underway at that time,” said Marvin Forland, M.D., MACP, a foundi …



School of Medicine anniversary highlights May commencements

May 8, 2018

Nearly 700 students in medicine, nursing, dentistry, health professions and graduate biomedical sciences are candidates to graduate this month from UT Health San Antonio. Ceremonies of the university’s five schools will take place May 18-20. The Joe R. …



When compassion meets nursing

May 8, 2018

Brenda Powers, RN, IVF Coordinator at UT Health San Antonio was recently selected as one of only 10 nurses being awarded by The San Antonio Express-News during Nurses Week. She took some time out of her busy schedule to discuss her joy of nursing, why …



Study: Gemcitabine helps prevent recurrence of low-grade bladder cancer

May 8, 2018

SAN ANTONIO (May 8, 2018) ― A multi-institution clinical trial involving researchers from UT Health San Antonio shows significantly lower recurrence of bladder cancer in patients who received the chemotherapy drug gemcitabine. The results of the trial …



Plastic mom. Fake blood. Real medicine.

May 8, 2018

The nurses and doctors working on the fourth floor of University Hospital, a primary teaching hospital of UT Health San Antonio, are running through an OB emergency simulation under the watch of Dr. Sarah Page-Ramsey and nurse Marisol Breton-Leija.


KLRN-TV: Improving therapies for pancreatic cancer

May 7, 2018

Pancreatic cancer grows fast and kills quickly. Therapies are few, but a research discovery at UT Health San Antonio may change that.


Audio spots focus on the how and why of what we do at UT Health San Antonio

May 7, 2018

To help increase awareness and preference for our organization, UT Health San Antonio has launched a highly visible ad campaign.


Rivard Report: President Henrich: When a Doctor Becomes a Patient

May 7, 2018

When UT Health San Antonio President William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, discovered he had cancer six years ago, the kidney specialist became a patient who needed the help of his son to survive.


Library sponsoring Image of Research photography competition

May 7, 2018

Briscoe Library has launched a new photography competition called Image of Research. This competition is an opportunity for UT Health San Antonio students, residents, and fellows from all five schools to capture, share, and present the essence of their …


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