Several teams from the Health Science Center participated in the 2015 San Antonio Heart & Stroke Walk held Dec. 12 at Nelson Wolff Stadium.
Alan Y. Sakaguchi, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Cellular and Structural Biology, and Sara L. Gill, Ph.D., professor of family and community health systems in the School of Nursing, have been selected as members of the University of Texas Kenneth I. Shine Academy of Health Science Education.
The 2nd Annual Faculty Showcase of Educational Innovations, with the theme of “Learning Spaces,” spotlighted the new Academic Learning & Teaching Center (the ALTC) and watched a “First Look Tour” video of the center.
The American Academy of Periodontology has named Michael P. Mills, D.M.D., as its Outstanding Periodontal Educator Award. Dr Mills is a clinical associate professor with teaching responsibilities in the postdoctoral division of the Department of Periodontics in the School of Dentistry.
Basil A. Pruitt Jr., M.D., FACS, a clinical professor at the Health Science Center and a world-renowned burn surgeon, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award Dec. 4 from AMSUS, the Society of Health Professionals.