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Valley celebrates first residents, interns to graduate from RAHC

July 6, 2004

A significant milestone in the young life of the Regional Academic Health Center (RAHC) took place June 22 in Harlingen as the RAHC Medical Education Division, operated by The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, recognized the exemplary first class of RAHC graduating residents and interns.


Prostate cancer clinical trial expands to Monterrey, Mexico

July 6, 2004

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio’s SABOR prostate cancer research program moved south of the border recently to enroll 655 men in Monterrey, Mexico.


Health Science Center physicians celebrate Top 50 ranking in 5 categories

July 6, 2004

Thanks in large part to innovative faculty physicians of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Bexar County’s University Health System this week was named one of the Top 50 hospitals in the country in five clinical specialties by U.S. News & World Report.


Asthma disease management study opens to Austin residents

June 29, 2004

A four-year asthma disease management study at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is being expanded to include Travis and surrounding counties, the study director, Autumn Dawn Galbreath, M.D., M.B.A., assistant professor of medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, said today.


UT Health Science Center Fertility Center listed among best in U.S.

June 29, 2004

The South Texas Fertility Center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is recognized as one of “America’s Top Infertility Clinics” in the July issue of Town & Country magazine.


Hensler named to international Serotonin Club Council

June 29, 2004

Julie Hensler, Ph.D., associate professor in the department of pharmacology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, recently was elected as a U.S. councilor to the Serotonin Club, an international organization that promotes research into serotonin.


Agricultural rescue class to prepare volunteer firefighters, emergency responders

June 22, 2004

Emergencies involving people trapped in farm equipment require specialized knowledge and skills.


Clinical laboratory sciences graduate enjoys toxicology work

June 15, 2004

She’s quick to point out that her job isn’t quite as glamorous as the forensic detective work depicted on CBS-TV’s “CSI.”


Online course in pain management reaches Latin America

June 8, 2004

An online pain management course written in Spanish and created in the department of anesthesiology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio was rolled out this spring to a potential audience of 25,000 general practitioners, internists, rheumatologists, psychiatrists, neurologists, orthopedists and other physicians from Mexico to Argentina.


New information discovered regarding Hispanics with colorectal cancer

June 8, 2004

Hispanics present with colorectal cancer at a younger age and with more advanced disease than other ethnic groups, according to a study of 453 colorectal cancer patients treated between 1985 and 2001 by physicians from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


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