UT Dentistry opens new clinic for convenient dental care for employees, students and community

January 7, 2022

UT Health San Antonio Dentistry’s newly opened General Dentistry Clinic is now scheduling appointments and welcoming patients. The clinic’s focus is to provide convenient, safe and personalized dental care for UT Health San Antonio employees, students, their families and the community. “An important mission of our School of Dentistry is the provision of clinical care […]

Employee Spotlight: Monique Lopez selected senior director of business service quality

January 6, 2022

If reorganizing your closet will help you get dressed more efficiently, Monique Lopez is all for it. She has been improving processes throughout her 16 years at UT Health San Antonio. She also has developed a listening ear that helped her become the go-to person for process improvement in her previous positions in the Joe […]

Nightingale Podcast Series celebrates innovative nurses, inspires future health care visionaries

December 6, 2021

The UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing is presenting a podcast series beginning today that features interviews with international, national and local nursing leaders.

UT Health San Antonio researchers planning clinical trial of potential Parkinson’s disease treatment

November 23, 2021

Researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) are working towards the first human clinical trial of a novel treatment for Parkinson’s disease. The new approach, published in Molecular Therapy in 2020, solves two pieces of the puzzle that have prevented previous treatments from working. The new […]

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UT Health San Antonio offering COVID-19 vaccinations to children ages 5 to 11

November 8, 2021

UT Health San Antonio is now offering the COVID-19 vaccine to children ages 5 to 11. The Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently authorized the vaccine for this new age group.

Ask the expert: Are COVID-19 vaccines safe for young children?

November 1, 2021

On Oct. 26, the Food and Drug Administration approved COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5 to 11. The decision will now go before the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) for a final recommendation Nov. 2-3.