Students conduct pediatric speech, language, hearing and literacy screenings

August 13, 2021
 

Students in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders have been performing pediatric speech, language, hearing and literacy screenings this summer.



How PAs discover — and choose— their profession

August 13, 2021
 

Why do PAs become PAs? A pilot study by Assistant Professor Steven “Tony” Skaggs aims to answer that question.



School of Health Professions: Helping people breathe, move, communicate and live better

July 9, 2021
 

A new video demonstrates how the School of Health Professions prepares students to make a difference in their future professions. “Our students take their outstanding educational and hands-on experiences and use them to do amazing things—to help people breathe better, move better, communicate better and live better,” said School of Health Professions Dean David Shelledy, […]


Michael Geelhoed, DPT, OCS, MTC, assistant professor and director of clinical education in the Department of Physical Therapy, stands in the snow on campus.

‘We all know each other and look out for each other’

February 26, 2021
 

Michael Geelhoed, DPT, OCS, MTC, assistant professor and director of clinical education in the Department of Physical Therapy, found ways to help neighbors, his students and the community despite not having power at his home for several days. He shoveled the driveways of two of his neighbors after both snowfalls last week. “We all know […]



UT Health San Antonio on a snowy night.

Hitting payroll deadlines while bunking at the office

February 26, 2021
 

Getting the monthly, hourly and overtime payroll out the door during the winter storm took hard work from his team and a few nights bunking at the office for Director of Payroll Services Richard Gallardo. “We normally would run payroll after 5 p.m. because the departments have until 5 p.m. to submit time for hourly […]



a patient receives dialysis

Nephrology team ensured hundreds of patients received life-saving dialysis

February 26, 2021
 

Some patients can wait for their treatment to be rescheduled if powerful storms or other extenuating circumstances intervene. This is not the case for dialysis patients. “Dialysis patients are quite unique and many cannot wait, even for a few days,” said Kumar Sharma, MD, chief of nephrology at UT Health San Antonio. “They have to […]