Joining the ranks of the frontline heroes

May 4, 2023

Madison StJohn discovered the respiratory care profession while watching news coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic. In those reports, StJohn heard respiratory therapists described as “frontline heroes” in the medical response to the pandemic that flooded hospitals with patients, many of whom needed mechanical ventilation support provided by specially trained respiratory therapists. “Respiratory therapists are the […]

School of Health Professions featured on Fiesta river parade float

April 26, 2023

The School of Health Professions represented UT Health San Antonio in the Texas Cavaliers River Parade on April 24. Faculty, staff and alumni of the School rode a barge in the parade, which was themed “Fantastic Voyages.” “I’m proud of the many ways in which the School of Health Professions helps support the health of […]

School of Health Professions faculty, staff and alumni ride a barge in the Texas Cavaliers River Parade

PA program places 9th in national ranking by Degree Query

January 20, 2023

  UT Health San Antonio’s Master of Physician Assistant Studies program has been ranked 9th in the nation in a list published by Degree Query. The ranking includes the top 25 PA Studies programs in the country for 2022. School of Health Professions Dean David Shelledy, PhD, RRT, FASAHP, FAARC, congratulated the Department of Physician […]

Physician assistant studies students talk as they walk down a hallway.

Mayor shares message for National Allied Health Week

November 7, 2022

San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg recorded a video message of appreciation for the faculty and students of the School of Health Professions in observance of National Allied Health Week. Learn more about National Allied Health Week, which is Nov. 6–12 this year.