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Data, lots of it, may detect who will have dementia and what type

July 6, 2020

What if, by inputting diverse pieces of information about dementia and a patient into a supercomputer and crunching the data, a treatment team could quantify the individual’s risk of dementia and diagnose which dementia type and subtype that the patien …


President’s Forum: Updates on the status of our important missions

July 6, 2020

In the interest of keeping the UT Health San Antonio community updated on the status of our important missions, as well as on the financial measures we have taken during COVID-19, I share a link to a message I recorded late last week. I continue to be very grateful for all you are doing to make lives better. 


Texas Public Radio: ‘We can’t withstand another surge’: San Antonio leaders warn against COVID-19 spread

July 3, 2020

Texas Public Radio included the PSA from our public education initiative, “We Can Stop the Spread,” in this story about San Antonio leaders’ plea for social distancing during the Fourth of July weekend. Read the full story.


Telemundo: How many people does it take to care for a COVID-19 patient in a hospital?

July 3, 2020

Cynthia Blanco, chief of neonatology, explained that a large medical team is required to care for patients infected and hospitalized with the new coronavirus. Dr. Blanco urges people to take the necessary precautions and avoid large family gatherings t …


KSAT 12: Some San Antonio hospitals using pediatric ICU for adults due to hospitals reaching capacity

July 3, 2020

Dr. Ruth Berggren, infectious diseases specialist and director of the Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics, discussed how some local hospitals are making more room for patients. She added that the current spike in COVID-19 cases is from social gath …


Fox 29: Parks will close for Fourth of July weekend, here’s how they’ll be monitored

July 3, 2020

Dr. Jan Patterson, infectious diseases specialist, discussed the closure of parks in San Antonio and Bexar County for the Fourth of July weekend due to COVID-19 and why this is necessary. She also emphasized social distancing and avoiding gatherings wi …


News 4: Parks will close for Fourth of July weekend, here’s how they’ll be monitored

July 3, 2020

Dr. Jan Patterson, infectious diseases specialist, discussed the closure of parks in San Antonio and Bexar County for the Fourth of July weekend due to COVID-19 and why this is necessary. She also emphasized social distancing and avoiding gatherings wi …


Fox 29: COVID-19 patients with uncontrolled diabetes most at risk

July 3, 2020

Dr. Carolina Solis-Herrera, an endocrinologist and diabetes specialist, and a patient were interviewed about more severe complications developing in patients with diabetes who get COVID-19. Read and watch the full story.


A trauma surgeon’s appeal: Help pull hospitals from the brink of crisis

July 3, 2020

Together, we have the power to reduce the spread of the virus. Please help your friends and family wear a mask, physically distance, pay extra attention to hand hygiene and take care of each other.


San Antonio Express-News: Commentary: Help pull hospitals from the brink of crisis

July 3, 2020

Dr. Ronald M. Stewart, chair of the Department of Surgery, submitted this op-ed to the San Antonio Express-News about what people can do to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Read the commentary.


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