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5 things people with hearing loss wish you understood

October 15, 2018

Here are five things people with hearing loss wish you understood: 1. Provide context. My brain needs help filling in the gaps. For example, if you walk up to me and say, “We need milk, eggs, and cheese” I might respond with, “What about the Chinese?” …


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Dr. Robert Ferrer, researcher at the interface of primary care and public health, elected to National Academy of Medicine

October 15, 2018

Robert L. Ferrer, M.D., M.P.H., of UT Health San Antonio has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine, the academy announced Oct. 15. Dr. Ferrer, recognized for his work in community health, is the eighth faculty member in UT Health …


Dr. Robert L. Ferrer

Dr. Ferrer elected to National Academy of Medicine

October 15, 2018

Robert L. Ferrer, M.D., M.P.H., has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine, the academy announced Oct. 15. Dr. Ferrer, recognized for his work in community health, is the eighth faculty member in UT Health San Antonio history to a …


Win a free UT Health San Antonio T-shirt!

October 12, 2018

We are giving away free UT Health San Antonio T-shirts! To win, visit our Intranet and answer each of the following questions: Where was Mentor Recruitment Day held? Who is featured at minute 0:26 of UT Healthier TV’s “Saluting our 2018 Presidential Aw …


School of Nursing names new vice dean for faculty excellence

October 12, 2018

Dr. McGrath, as professor and the holder of the Thelma and Joe Crow Endowed Professorship, will guide faculty recruitment and faculty development.


Compassion in medicine

October 12, 2018

Bryant Huang, a second-year medical student at the Long School of Medicine, is passionate about doctors and their ability to connect with patients on a human level. He believes that a competent doctor is one who is not only knowledgeable in his field b …



Flu shots available at employee clinic

October 11, 2018

Flu shots are now available at the Employee Health & Wellness Center located in the School of Nursing. The hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Appointments are not required. Bring your ID badge. Self pay or UT Select insurance is acc …


Texas Public Radio: Seasonal allergies intensify in Texas

October 11, 2018

Adelita Cantu, Ph.D., RN, from the School of Nursing, was a guest Oct. 10 on Texas Public Radio’s The Source. The topic was seasonal allergies. Story and interview



Dr. Peter Loomer named dean of the School of Dentistry

October 10, 2018

SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 10, 2018) ― Dr. Peter Loomer from New York University College of Dentistry has been named dean of the School of Dentistry at UT Health San Antonio. William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, president of UT Health San Antonio, announced the new …



Laredo campus faculty member presents at international conference

October 10, 2018

Dr. Wu is an assistant professor of epidemiology and biostatistics.


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