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Marks promoted to senior executive VP and chief operating officer

July 11, 2019

Andrea M. Marks, M.B.A., CPA, has been promoted to senior executive vice president (EVP) and chief operating officer (COO) of UT Health San Antonio.  Marks currently serves as vice president and chief financial officer and will assume the role of senio …


Postdoc fellow named Health Disparities Research Institute Scholar

July 11, 2019

Kelly McGlothen-Bell, Ph.D., RN Kelly McGlothen-Bell, Ph.D., RN,  nurse researcher and postdoctoral fellow at UT Health San Antonio, has been selected as a 2019 Health Disparities Research Institute Scholar by the National Institute on Minority Health …



President Henrich: A stellar research report

July 11, 2019

Sponsored awards have increased by 27% compared to May of 2018, in large part due to the $17.9 million award to the School of Nursing for the Health and Human Services Commission Texas Targeted Opioid Response grant.


KENS 5: UT Health San Antonio wins grant to study schizophrenia

July 10, 2019

Dr. Jennifer Donegan is working with rats to find better medications to treat the disease – eventually in humans. View the story


Conversations About Ethics lecture to feature Buddhist teacher, anthropologist

July 9, 2019

Roshi Joan Halifax, Ph.D., a Buddhist teacher, anthropologist and pioneer in the field of end-of-life care, will speak at UT Health San Antonio July 23 as part of the “Conversations About Ethics” series. Dr. Halifax is founder, abbot and head teacher a …



Get your benefits on

July 8, 2019

Choose from two sessions, one July 9 in Holly foyer and one July 12 at the MARC, to learn about benefits options and prepare for annual enrollment, which takes place from July 15 to July 31. Both sessions are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Annual enrollment gives yo …


UT Health San Antonio gains accreditation from association for lab animal use

July 8, 2019

UT Health San Antonio has received full accreditation from the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC) for the laboratory animal care and use program, announced Andrea Giuffrida, Ph.D., vice preside …


Jennifer Donegan, Ph.D.

Novel gene therapy reduces schizophrenia symptoms

July 8, 2019

Human research has shown that the hippocampus is hyperactive in schizophrenia, Dr. Donegan said. It is like a car engine that idles too high in park.


Jennifer Donegan, Ph.D.

Novel gene therapy curbs schizophrenia symptoms

July 5, 2019

Highlight:  An experimental treatment tested at UT Health San Antonio reduced delusions and hallucinations while improving cognitive skills in rats. Jennifer Donegan, Ph.D., and colleagues at UT Health San Antonio describe a novel, experimental approac …



Wellness 360: Comprehensive health care for employees, students and their families

July 2, 2019

Wellness 360 is the new name for the comprehensive health care provided by clinicians on the first floor of the School of Nursing, suite 1.422.


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