UT Health San Antonio creating national telementoring initiative to improve health care across the U.S.

October 9, 2020

SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 9, 2020) — Thanks to a $3 million grant to UT Health San Antonio, health care workers across rural America may soon have a new way of learning about the latest evidence-based care so that they can provide it to their communities. The grant will help UT Health San Antonio develop a […]

UT Health San Antonio offers Emergency Nurse Practitioner program

October 5, 2020

SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 5, 2020) — COVID-19 has underscored the need for more Emergency Nurse Practitioners (ENP) in the state. But even before the pandemic, that sent thousands of patients to emergency rooms in the state, there was a critical need for more highly trained ENPs in rural areas of South and West Texas. To […]

Breast cancer and radiation researcher David Gius, MD, PhD, joins Mays Cancer Center

October 2, 2020

SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 2, 2020) — David Gius, MD, PhD, a breast cancer and radiation researcher, has joined the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson. He was recruited to the Mays Cancer Center from the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center at Northwestern University with a $6 million senior investigator […]

Amid pandemic, Boeing grant helps meet national need for mental health providers trained in top PTSD treatments

September 29, 2020

SAN ANTONIO (Sept. 29, 2020) — A grant from Boeing Co. to UT Health San Antonio will support expert training for mental health providers that continues to increase in importance amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The $150,000 grant will go towards the previously established Boeing Scholar Program within UT Health’s STRONG STAR Training Initiative. There it […]

Ruben Mesa, M.D., FACP, named executive director of the Mays Cancer Center

September 28, 2020

SAN ANTONIO (Sept. 28, 2020) — Ruben Mesa, MD, FACP, has been named executive director of the Mays Cancer Center. His appointment includes academic and research programming, as well as leading the cancer center’s patient care and clinical programs of the UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson affiliation. Dr. Mesa’s appointment broadens the scope of […]

Mays Cancer Center selected for ASCO quality improvement program

September 24, 2020

SAN ANTONIO — The Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson, is one of 10 institutions selected nationwide for the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s (ASCO) Quality Oncology Practice Initiative® and Quality Training Program Improvement Program. The three-year program is awarded to institutions that provide care to underserved communities. Adolfo Enrique […]