What happens when you become a parent to your parents?

October 1, 2021

That’s what longtime NPR journalist Kitty Eisele had to figure out when she became a full-time caregiver for her dad. After moving back to her childhood home, Kitty found herself bewildered by the medical, legal and emotional challenges of elder care. And that’s to say nothing of the time her dad headed out on a […]

New employee spotlight: Jessica Gutierrez-Rodriguez

September 2, 2021

Electrical engineer Jessica Gutierrez-Rodriguez, MS, is the new executive director of Facilities Operations. She joined UT Health San Antonio on June 21 after assisting with the design and construction of the U.S.’s only specialty tuberculosis hospital — the Texas Center for Infectious Disease (TCID) — and serving as its hospital administrator.

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School of Dentistry earns 34th place in international ranking

August 12, 2021

UT Health San Antonio continues to improve in the annual Academic Ranking of World Universities, also known as the ShanghaiRanking. In the category of Dentistry & Oral Sciences, based at UT Health San Antonio in the School of Dentistry, the university is ranked 34th worldwide. The university’s ranking is also 16th among U.S. universities and No. 1 among the three Texas schools included in the ranking.

New employee spotlight: Eduardo Gomez named director of strategic intelligence

June 30, 2021

As UT Health San Antonio expands its overall enterprise throughout the community, including the new UT Health San Antonio Multispecialty and Research Hospital, Eduardo Gomez, MBA, MSc, is expected to play a key role in its success. Gomez joined the institution in May as the inaugural director of strategic intelligence.

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UT Health San Antonio to provide student health services at UTSA

June 7, 2021

UT Health San Antonio will provide clinical services for students that include primary care, women’s health and behavioral health services through the School of Nursing’s Wellness 360 clinical practice.

Project YES offers free, confidential, online mental health resources to teens

May 7, 2021

Teens across San Antonio and South Texas can improve their mental health while helping others through an online program introduced this spring. Project YES (Youth Empowerment & Support) is an innovative approach to helping adolescents address common mental health issues. The program has been shown to reduce depression and anxiety, decrease hopelessness and boost a […]