Hundreds of students celebrated for their achievements

May 20, 2024

Jubilant graduates crossed the stage at the Alamodome to receive their diplomas Saturday, May 18. Proud parents, family members and friends witnessed the celebratory sights and sounds of the 1,098 graduates of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio who crossed the stage during the combined spring and summer commencement ceremony on […]

Class of 2024 ready to make lives better

May 13, 2024

As the university’s Class of 2024 prepares to cross the commencement stage, several graduating students recently took time to reflect on their education experiences and opportunities. Get inspired by these five profiles.

Dayelsy “Day” Navarrete Alvarez, School of Nursing graduate, Class of 2024

Students gain experience, new insights during their summer breaks

August 24, 2022

It may be time for UT Health San Antonio students to head back to class, but many never really took a break. From attending professional conferences to conducting research and community outreach, catch up on how some Long School of Medicine, School of Dentistry and School of Health Professions students spent their summers.

Nursing professor prioritizes community health

July 18, 2022

Adelita Cantu, PhD, RN, FAAN, is no stranger to media coverage in her hometown of San Antonio. As a UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Health Systems, she made headlines for being among the first recipients of the COVID-19 vaccine when it became available in […]

Spreading the word about the value of medical research

July 13, 2022

Did you know that older Hispanic adults are estimated to be at 1.5 times greater risk of Alzheimer’s and other dementias than non-Hispanic whites? That fact alone makes research efforts in the area of brain health essential for improving the lives of South Texas residents. More genetic variations for Alzheimer’s disease are known today than […]