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DoD grant execution workshop

March 9, 2017

When 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 5 Where MED 309L Details The Military Health Institute is hosting this workshop focusing on managing the execution phase of a Department of Defense-funded medical research project. The format of the workshop will be intera …


Taking steps to protect you against ransomware

March 9, 2017

Over the past 12 months, Information Management and Services (IMS) has witnessed an increase in phishing messages that contain malicious software designed to automatically encrypt your computer and hold its contents hostage in demand of a ransom payment.


Passport 2017: Poster Day for Medical Students, Residents and Fellows

March 8, 2017

When 9 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, April 4 Where Holly Auditorium foyer Details The School of Medicine Office of the Dean and the Office of Graduate Medical Education are co-sponsoring a poster day for medical students, residents and fellows. Attendance is …


The Source: Three Ways ‘Digital Medicine’ Could Help With Brain Disorders

March 7, 2017

Science is looking at what is happening to the brain on video games and the results are stunning. Dr. Charles Bowden, Ph.D. discusses an app he helped create that allows people to monitor their mood disorders. Listen to the full conversation on digital …



2017 Presidential Award winners recognized

March 7, 2017

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,” 19 members of the faculty and staff were honored March 6 with Presidential Awards from UT Health San Antonio.



Salud America! gets $1.5M to fight Latino child obesity

March 6, 2017

Salud America! gets 1-year grant to develop culturally tailored content to fuel healthy changes that reduce Latino childhood obesity Salud America! The RWJF Research Network to Prevent Obesity Among Latino Children has received a one-year, $1.5 million …


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Addiction research meeting features aspiring scientists

March 3, 2017

International meeting in San Antonio trains researchers, showcases new treatment approaches Drug addiction remains one of the most challenging public health issues of our time, and opioid abuse has reached epidemic proportions in the U.S., resulting in …



Laredo regional campus joins in Washington Birthday celebration

March 3, 2017

For the first time ever, the UT Health San Antonio Regional Campus–Laredo participated in the Washington Birthday Celebration Grand Parade.


Military Health Institute launches new website

March 3, 2017

The Military Health Institute (MHI), established at UT Health San Antonio in 2014 and led by Byron Hepburn, M.D., Major General USAF (Ret), has launched a new website to communicate its mission to internal and external audiences.


Faculty member to head Special Care Dentistry Association

March 3, 2017

Jeffery L. Hicks, D.D.S., FAAHD, DABSCD, professor of comprehensive dentistry in the School of Dentistry, has been elected president of the Special Care Dentistry Association (SCDA) for 2017-18.


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