UT Health San Antonio faculty member and physician receives national honor

October 19, 2021

Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, MD, recently received the 2021 Distinguished Member Award from the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R).

KENS 5: Downtown COVID-19 memorial taken down as hospitalization numbers drop, San Antonians continue to vaccinate

October 19, 2021

Dr. Robert Leverence, chief medical officer for UT Health Physicians, was interviewed for this KENS 5 story where he encouraged San Antonians to get vaccinated against the coronavirus and to not let their guards down yet. Watch story

Spectrum News 1: UIW football player gets a second chance after scary car accident

October 19, 2021

Dr. Brian Fricke, Rehabilitation Medicine, is quoted in this story about the recovery process of one of his patients. Watch story

The Dallas Morning News: ‘All the more reason to get vaccinated’: Colin Powell’s death illustrates need to protect vulnerable

October 19, 2021

Dr. Jan Patterson, Infectious Diseases, is quoted in this Dallas Morning News story saying COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective against hospitalization and death, and the unvaccinated are about 11 times more likely to die from the coronavirus. Read story

KENS 5: San Antonio researchers developing brain injury treatment

October 19, 2021

Dr. James Lechleiter, Cell Systems and Anatomy, is quoted in this KENS 5 story. Watch story

Spectrum News 1: Vaccinating Texas

October 18, 2021

Dr. Tess Barton, Pediatrics, was interviewed for this Spectrum News 1 story. Watch story