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TPR: Special café offers an oasis for people with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers

March 20, 2019

Carole White, Ph.D., RN, director of the School of Nursing’s Caring for the Caregiver, and Sheran Rivette, a staff member associated with the program, were interviewed for this story about the School of Nursing’s Memory Café. Read the story


San Antonio Express-News: San Antonio’s burn treatment pioneer Basil Pruitt dies at 88

March 19, 2019

Dr. Basil Pruitt Jr., a physician and scientist who pioneered many burn treatment advances that saved patients’ lives, died Sunday in San Antonio. He was 88. Read the story (Note: A subscription may be required to view this story.)



Want to be a star? We’re looking for actors

March 19, 2019

Creative Media Services (CMS), a part of UT Health San Antonio’s Office of Marketing, Communications and Media, is developing a pool of actors to appear in various video productions and other marketing collateral.


On National Doctors’ Day, say thanks to your favorite physician

March 19, 2019

National Doctors’ Day is March 30, but UT Health San Antonio will be celebrating doctors the entire week of March 25. Sir William Osler, one of the four founding professors of Johns Hopkins Hospital once said, “The good physician treats the disease; th …


Open house to focus on Medical Center master plan

March 19, 2019

The City of San Antonio Planning Department is hosting an open house at UT Health San Antonio for public review and comment on the draft Medical Center Area Regional Center Plan. The meeting is set for 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 26, in the Holly Audit …


KENS 5: Memory café uses games, songs to help Alzheimer’s patients in San Antonio

March 19, 2019

The Memory Café provides a social opportunity for those with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. The program is offered by the School of Nursing through its Caring for the Caregiver program in conjunction with a San Antonio community center. Read …


UPDATE: In memoriam: Basil A. Pruitt Jr., M.D.

March 18, 2019

Basil A. Pruitt Jr., M.D., FACS, a renowned surgeon known as one of the founding fathers of modern trauma and burn medicine, died March 17. He was 88.


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Team studies smarter automatic defibrillator

March 18, 2019

Thousands of patients with congestive heart failure benefit from automatic implantable cardiac defibrillators (AICDs) that deliver shocks to the heart to correct abnormal heart rhythms. These defibrillators improve survival in patients who are at risk …


News from the Libraries: March 2019

March 18, 2019

Read about the winner of the Danny Jones History of the Health Sciences Essay Award, e-resources, featured books and more. View the newsletter


Sociologist, author Alondra Nelson to deliver Bryant lecture

March 15, 2019

Alondra Nelson, Ph.D. Alondra Nelson, Ph.D., professor of sociology at Columbia University, will deliver the Frank Bryant Jr., M.D., Memorial Distinguished Lecture on the implications of technological advancements in DNA testing. The lecture, free and …


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