CDC updates guidelines for fully vaccinated people

March 30, 2021

With 8,700 UT Health San Antonio faculty, staff and students now vaccinated, and even more vaccinations distributed throughout the community, many are wondering if they can ditch their masks and return to social events. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently updated its guidelines for those who are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Faculty member selected for diversity leadership program

March 5, 2021

Eduardo Marques Zilli, MD, assistant professor and neurologist with the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases at UT Health San Antonio, was recently selected to take part in the 2021 America Academy of Neurology Diversity Leadership Program.

Office of Student Life to find new home in the library

March 5, 2021

The Office of Student Life will relocate to the Briscoe Library on March 15 as part of a larger initiative to gather offices of the Division of Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs into a single location.

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Faculty member donates food to community in aftermath of winter storms

February 26, 2021

Joel Tsevat, MD, MPH, distinguished chair in the Department of Medicine and director of the ReACH Center, took groceries to the San Antonio Housing Authority on Saturday, Feb. 20, to help families facing food shortages in the aftermath of the unprecedented snow storms. After making a donation to Feeding Texas, and encouraging many of his out-of-state […]

COVID-19 vaccination sign on campus.

School of Nursing team steps up to vaccinate after ‘SNOVID’

February 26, 2021

After days of closures from the inclement winter weather, the School of Nursing’s COVID-19 vaccination clinic had a tremendous undertaking to make up for lost time when it reopened on Feb. 19. But faculty, students and staff came together, despite loss of power, lack of water and road closures, to vaccinate over 1,200 people. “We […]

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A cell phone provides link to needed support during storm

February 26, 2021

A public servant at heart, Erick Reynero, research area specialist for the ReACH Center, quickly compiled and circulated a list of resources to help the community stay warm. “I know that thousands of homes on the Westside do not have insulation, and have plumbing and electrical systems that are outdated, and many do not have […]