University leadership shares secrets to success in SAC’s new Leadership Podcast

May 4, 2021

Andrea Marks, MBA, CPA, senior executive vice president and chief operating officer, knows what it’s like to start at the bottom and work her way up. Her first job was as a hostess at Bonanza, a well-known San Antonio steakhouse from the past. Her biggest “cheerleader” was her grandfather, who believed in her since childhood […]

School of Nursing building

Doctor of Nursing Practice program listed among the best by U.S. News & World Report

May 3, 2021

UT Health San Antonio’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree is ranked 57th in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report rankings of Graduate Degrees in Nursing, released March 31.

Staff Advisory Council seeks nominations

April 19, 2021

The UT Health San Antonio Staff Advisory Council (SAC) is seeking nominations through April 30 for 16 open positions. The SAC is the advocacy group non-faculty employees can rely on to answer questions and concerns, and to bring suggestions to university leadership.

Bladder cancer patients respond well to new immunotherapy tested at Mays Cancer Center

March 26, 2021

According to the study, 53.4% of participants receiving NF were free of cancer at three months and 45.5% of patients continued to be cancer-free for at least 12 months.

Insomnia and sleep disorders

Dramatic increases seen in rates of insomnia, sleep apnea among U.S. military

March 25, 2021

Media contact: Will Sansom,, (210) 567-2579 SAN ANTONIO (March 25, 2021) — Insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea have increased dramatically among active-duty military members over a 14-year period, 2005 through 2019. Insomnia increased 45-fold and sleep apnea went up more than 30-fold, according to a study led by The University of Texas Health Science […]

Bladder cancer patients respond well to new immunotherapy tested at Mays Cancer Center

March 19, 2021

Media contact: Will Sansom, (210) 567-2579, SAN ANTONIO (March 19, 2021) — In patients with high-grade cancer in the lining of the bladder, cancer often comes back within a year following standard treatment. Although there are several approved treatments, none have significantly improved survival with few side effects. However, a new study evaluating a […]