School of Nursing ranked 3rd in Texas for undergraduate nursing programs

September 24, 2021
 

U.S. News & World Report has announced its rankings for the Best Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Programs, with UT Health San Antonio’s School of Nursing coming in at 43rd out of 694 programs. This is the first time U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges rankings have included a special category for undergraduate […]



Trauma surgeon’s invention redesigns antiquated technology aimed to save lives

September 9, 2021
 

Frustrated with the outdated technology he found throughout his medical and military surgical career, Ramon Cestero, MD, MBA, FACS, FCCM, trauma surgeon and clinical professor in the Department of Surgery, invented a new design for an abdominal surgical retractor, helping to advance surgical procedures and improve patient outcomes. Dr. Cestero served as an active-duty U.S. […]




Wellness 360 to launch Green Wellness Program

July 30, 2021
 

Cooking classes and support from group sessions make a greener, healthier lifestyle possible. The School of Nursing’s Wellness 360 clinic is introducing a holistic, plant-based approach to wellness with the new Green Wellness Program: Plants-2-Plate. The new program will launch its pilot sessions on Sept. 17 with cohorts from the School of Nursing, and plans […]




2021 Presidential Ambassador Scholars introduced

July 5, 2021
 

UT Health San Antonio’s new Presidential Ambassador Scholars for 2021 were officially recognized by President William L. Henrich, MD, MACP, at a small luncheon on May 14 in the Academic and Administration Building. Typically held with a reception and guest speakers, this year’s meeting was scaled down due to continuing COVID-19 safety precautions. Dr. Henrich […]




Fiesta river parade float celebrates School of Dentistry

June 23, 2021
 

UT Health San Antonio’s float in the Texas Cavaliers River Parade, June 21, celebrated the School of Dentistry’s 50th anniversary. Delayed for over year due to the pandemic, the theme for this year’s river parade was 2020 Vision. The faculty, staff and students from the School of Dentistry proudly represented UT Health San Antonio’s “Vision […]




Dr. Petershack selected as a 2021 Piper Professor

May 14, 2021
 

Jean A. Petershack, MD, clinical professor and director of Medical Student Education in the Department of Pediatrics, was named a 2021 Piper Professor by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation. Dr. Petershack received a $5,000 award, certificate and gold pin, to be presented at the foundation’s request by William L. Henrich, MD, MACP, president of UT […]