Two faculty members receive Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Awards

October 29, 2021
 

Two distinguished faculty members at UT Health San Antonio have been awarded the 2021 Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award (ROTA) from The University of Texas System. This year’s recipients are Annette Occhialini, MD, FACS, associate professor of cell systems and anatomy, and Barbara S. Taylor, MD, MS, associate professor of infectious disease. Dr. Taylor also serves […]




Breast cancer survivor clinical trial offers recovery and hope

October 26, 2021
 

Lindsay Fry is a breast cancer survivor who was first diagnosed in 2019. Her treatment regimen of surgery, radiation and chemotherapy began in fall 2019. Shortly after completing her treatment, Fry became the first participant in a new clinical trial at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) that aims to help breast cancer survivors regain their energy and remain cancer free.




FDA, CDC consider authorizing COVID vaccine for kids age 5-11

October 25, 2021
 

UT Health San Antonio medical and scientific experts are preparing a public education campaign about the importance of getting COVID-19 vaccinations now to prevent the possibility of a winter surge. The organization also is preparing to provide COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5-11 when the vaccine receives emergency use authorization, which is expected in early November.



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At UT Health San Antonio, we do Everything It Takes

October 25, 2021
 

We want all of San Antonio and South Texas to know that we’ll do “Everything It Takes” to serve the health needs of patients in our region and the world.



School of Dentistry’s new chief dental officer may be first in U.S.

October 13, 2021
 

The School of Dentistry at UT Health San Antonio has hired Associate Professor Micaela Gibbs, DDS, MHA, as its first chief dental officer (CDO). She is one of the first — if not the first — CDOs for an academic dental practice in the U.S. Dr. Gibbs joins UT Health San Antonio Dentistry (UT Dentistry) […]


Oct. 11 is the deadline to sign up for LINC training program

October 4, 2021
 

The LINC Faculty Council is offering a training program for faculty and staff members interested in developing novel approaches to IPE. LINC also has a seed grant program to provide funding for pilot projects involving IPE.