‘Tis the season to be…boosted

December 9, 2021
 

With the season of holiday-related travel and gatherings well underway, it’s important to take measures to stay healthy and protected from COVID-19, even for those who are already vaccinated. One of the most effective ways to stay safe is to get a booster shot. With variant strains of the virus circulating, like delta and omicron, […]



Dr. Collins appointed to prestigious chair position in the AAMC

November 18, 2021
 

Chiquita A. Collins, PhD, MA, chief diversity officer and vice dean for Inclusion and Diversity for the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine and associate vice president of Inclusive Excellence and Health Equity for UT Health San Antonio, has been appointed to serve as chair of the Association of American Medical Colleges Group […]


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Nationwide study testing ivermectin and other drugs conducted at UT Health San Antonio

November 5, 2021
 

A large, multi-site study funded by the National Institutes of Health aims to test the effectiveness of three existing drugs, including controversial ivermectin, to treat the symptoms of COVID-19. Known as ACTIV-6, the study is now underway at UT Health San Antonio.




Compliance Week brings awareness and fun to UT Health San Antonio

October 28, 2021
 

The Office of Institutional Compliance and Privacy will celebrate Compliance Week Nov. 7-13. Compliance Week is a national movement to recognize the essential work that goes into ensuring safety, protecting research and promoting the integrity of organizations such as UT Health San Antonio. Compliance Week activities include a virtual scavenger hunt for participants to learn […]




Green Wellness Program seeks participants for second cohort

October 14, 2021
 

The School of Nursing’s Green Wellness Program: Plants-2-Plate is seeking participants for its second cohort, which begins Oct. 22. The sessions for this group will take place on Fridays from 7:15-8:30 a.m. over a span of six months. Participants enrolled in the program are challenged to follow a whole food, plant-based nutrition plan, and will […]




Recovery Texas lifts barriers for Texans seeking help with substance use

September 30, 2021
 

A new, statewide initiative called Recovery Texas is now available to help individuals struggling with substance use find access to free care. The project, led by Jennifer Sharpe Potter, PhD, MPH, of UT Health San Antonio, was instituted to reach those impacted by the isolation of COVID-19 and the impacts of natural disasters. The project […]