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UT Health San Antonio endodontists provide national oral care guidelines in wake of COVID-19

March 23, 2020
 

SAN ANTONIO (March 23, 2020) — Although the American Dental Association has recommended that dentists postpone elective dental procedures during the COVID-19 outbreak, some patients with serious dental conditions or pain must still be seen. Endodontists, specialists that make up 3% of dentists, will likely provide care for many of the most serious cases, including […]



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UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing to administer new Bexar County harm reduction program

February 26, 2020
 

Media contact: Rosanne Fohn, (210) 567-3026, fohn@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Feb. 26, 2020) — The UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing will administer and support a new harm reduction initiative approved Feb. 11 by Bexar County Commissioners Court. The Commissioners appropriated $80,000 for this public health program, the first to be publicly funded in the […]



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Advancing the Science of Cancer conference to address anticipated 142% rise of disease in Latinos

February 21, 2020
 

Media contacts: Cliff Despres, (210) 562-6517, despres@uthscsa.edu Rosanne Fohn, (210) 567-3026, fohn@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Latinos are expected to see a 142% rise in cancer cases in coming years. To address this pressing health concern, UT Health San Antonio is hosting the second Advancing the Science of Cancer in Latinos conference Feb. 26-28 at […]




UT Health San Antonio leads statewide effort to treat opioid use disorder

February 18, 2020
 

A $7.2 million contract has been awarded for the Texas Medication for Opioid Use Disorder (TxMOUD) initiative.



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UT Health San Antonio to lead statewide collaborative to treat opioid use disorder

February 13, 2020
 

SAN ANTONIO (Feb. 13, 2020) — The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has awarded UT Health San Antonio a $7.2 million contract to lead a new collaborative. The collaborative  will provide compassionate, evidence-based treatment for opioid use disorder throughout the state, regardless of patients’ ability to pay. Jennifer Sharpe Potter, Ph.D., M.P.H., is […]




UT Health San Antonio, UTSA partner to provide Respiratory Care Early Acceptance Program

January 31, 2020
 

Students can enter the field with both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years.