Dr. Stevens re-elected to ACTS board

March 14, 2019
 

Kathleen R. Stevens, Ed.D., RN, ANEF, FAAN, professor of nursing, was recently  elected to a second term on the board of directors of the Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS). She is the only nurse ever to serve on the board of the association, the purpose of which is to enhance education, research, and […]

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Rivard Report: SWSW: Can precision medicine tackle racial inequities in health care?

March 13, 2019
 

Chiquita A. Collins, Ph.D., chief diversity officer and vice dean for inclusion and diversity in the Long School of Medicine, was part of a panel on racial inequities in medicine at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin. Read the story

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Poison Prevention Week is March 17-23

March 12, 2019
 

National Poison Prevention Week is March 17-23. The goal of the week is to raise awareness of the risk of being poisoned by household products, medicines, pesticides, plants, bites and stings, food poisoning, and fumes. For 24 years, the South Texas Poison Center at UT Health San Antonio has taken calls from frantic parents and […]

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San Antonio Express-News: Nursing school gets millions more to fight opioid problem

March 12, 2019
 

UT Health San Antonio’s School of Nursing has received $17.5 million in federal funding to combat the opioid epidemic in Bexar County and across Texas. Read the story (Note: A subscription and password may be required to view the story)

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Presidential Award winners 2019

2019 Presidential Award winners recognized

March 8, 2019
 

View the Presidential Awards video Linked by what President William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, called a common “desire to contribute in a unique and meaningful way for the benefit of others,” extraordinary members of the faculty and staff were honored March 7 with Presidential Awards from UT Health San Antonio. The 17 individuals and one […]

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Dr. Miramontes named EMS medical director of the year

March 5, 2019
 

David Miramontes, M.D., assistant professor/clinical in the Department of Emergency Health Sciences and medical director for the San Antonio Fire Department, was named the EMS Medical Director of the Year by the U.S. Metropolitan Municipalites EMS Medical Directors Consortium during its annual EMS State of the Science Conference in Dallas on March 2. The award […]

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