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Cervando Martinez, M.D., professor of psychiatry

Students hear from HSC doctors on Doctors’ Day

March 31, 2016

In one of the grandest show-and-tell operations of the year, more than 3,600 students in Bexar County had the opportunity to hear from medical doctors who visited their schools March 30.



UT Medicine receives national ‘patient-centered’ care recognition

March 29, 2016

UT Medicine San Antonio, clinical practice of the School of Medicine at the Health Science Center, received Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition in January 2016 from the National Committee for Quality Assurance.


Colon X-Ray

TPR: The Source: Colon cancer mortality rates down

March 24, 2016

For a long time, a diagnosis of colon cancer was a near death sentence. In the past 15 years both the mortality rate as well as the incidence of colon cancer has dropped significantly.


Damon Tweedy, MD

Bryant lecture in medical ethics: “Black Man in a White Coat”

March 23, 2016

Dr. Damon Tweedy will deliver the Frank Bryant Jr., M.D., Memorial Lecture in Medical Ethics on April 19.


Best Grad School 2016

School of Health Professions attains national rankings

March 23, 2016

The School of Health Professions at the Health Science Center achieved a national ranking of three of its graduate health programs in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Grad Schools for 2016.


Presidential Awards 2016

2016 Presidential Award winners recognized

March 23, 2016

Linked by what President William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, called a common “desire for excellence,” 20 members of the faculty and staff were honored March 22 with Presidential Awards from the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.


EdSurge: UT reimagines the path to a college degree

March 22, 2016

When undergraduate students at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley apply to medical school in three years, they’ll have diagnosed more cases of epilepsy and diabetes than most of their peers. As part of their coursework in a new biomedical scienc …


Healio: Pioglitazone benefits decrease after discontinuing therapy

March 22, 2016

The protective effect of pioglitazone on type 2 diabetes prevention observed in adults with impaired glucose tolerance diminishes in the months after discontinuing therapy, with participants randomly assigned the drug progressing to diabetes at a rate …


WAAY 31: Hometown Health with Erin Dacy: Ceramic dental implants

March 22, 2016

Humans can be pretty superficial. Looks can make a good first impression, so we all want to have a pretty smile. One woman has a different type of dental implant that’s helping her show more of her pearly whites. Watch the full story at WAAY 31


KWEX TV: Madre pide ayuda para salvar la vida a su hija

March 22, 2016

Madre pide ayuda para salvar la vida a su hija. Watch the full story in Spanish at KWEX-TV


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