News 4: Bamlanivimab not easy to pronounce, but provides Texas hospitals new COVID treatment

November 23, 2020
 

The first shipments of an experimental antibody therapy for COVID-19 have arrived in Texas. It’s not easy to pronounce, but bamlanivimab has been shown to prevent high-risk patients from ending up in the hospital. Watch the full story at News 4


San Antonio Express-News: As COVID vaccine arrival nears, San Antonio’s military hospitals, volunteers to participate in a new trial

November 20, 2020
 

Dr. Robert Hromas, dean, Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, contributed to a front-page story of the San Antonio Express-News indicating that our city is expected to get limited doses of two vaccines, made by Moderna and Pfizer, that are being fast-tracked through the federal regulatory process; first responders and front-line health […]


A special Thanksgiving message from President Henrich

November 20, 2020
 

I know we all are looking forward to a traditional Thanksgiving feast, but we all also know this Thanksgiving 2020 presents unfamiliar and, in most cases, unwelcome challenges. On what has historically been the most traveled holiday and a celebratory time with our loved ones, this year we must make difficult choices about gatherings.


Construction impacts access to University Hospital from Medical School Building

November 20, 2020
 

Access to University Hospital from the third floor of the Medical School Building will be unavailable from Nov. 23 through Dec. 2 while hospital construction is underway. During this time, please use the Medical School Building’s first-floor access point to University Hospital. Any questions or comments may be directed to Facilities Management at 210-567-2880.  


Marquee removed on Long Campus

November 20, 2020
 

The marquee at the entrance of the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Campus, known for its illuminating insights about upcoming events and other campus announcements, will be removed. The sign is several years old and is no longer functional, campus officials said. The removal process begins Nov. 23 and is expected to be completed […]


Fox 29: Advocates hope Bexar County’s needle exchange program sparks change statewide

November 19, 2020
 

Lisa Cleveland, PhD, RN, FAAN, School of Nursing, was interviewed about the Bexar County Joint Opioid Task Force’s Harm Reduction initiative, which she co-leads and received funding to support through UT Health San Antonio. Read and watch the story.