Compassion in medicine

October 12, 2018
 

Bryant Huang, a second-year medical student at the Long School of Medicine, is passionate about doctors and their ability to connect with patients on a human level. He believes that a competent doctor is one who is not only knowledgeable in his field but also in his communication skills with patients. That’s what led him […]



National HIV Testing Day: Know your status

June 26, 2018
 

While advancements have been made in treating HIV, some statistics are cause for concern. One in seven people in the United States is infected with HIV and is unaware they have the disease. One-third of new cases impact those between 15-24 years of age. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that Texas has […]




Q & A with fertility nurse Brenda Powers

May 9, 2018
 

There is no greater joy in the world than to see that positive pregnancy test and then to see that baby, she says.




When compassion meets nursing

May 8, 2018
 

Brenda Powers, RN, IVF Coordinator at UT Health San Antonio was recently selected as one of only 10 nurses being awarded by The San Antonio Express-News during Nurses Week. She took some time out of her busy schedule to discuss her joy of nursing, why she enjoys working at UT Health San Antonio, and a […]



Dr. Maria Lopez Howell, first woman to receive the Academy of Operative Dentistry Award of Excellence: Her reflections on a successful career

April 6, 2018
 

UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry Alumna, Dr. Maria Lopez Howell, is the first woman to receive the Academy of Operative Dentistry Award of Excellence. Being the first woman had not crossed her mind initially, but she realized that she needed to give it importance. “I feel that it is time for the women […]



A day of anticipation and celebration: Match Day 2018

March 22, 2018
 

Friday, March 16, was Match Day where over 200 fourth-year medical students from UT Health San Antonio’s Long School of Medicine anxiously awaited for their names to be called to the stage. As visitors walked into John T. Floore Country Store in Helotes, where the event was held, they were met with an unequivocal buzz of […]