Opioid epidemic: A public health failure and one researcher’s personal connection

May 29, 2019
 

Find out more about what Dr. Jennifer Potter calls one of the greatest public health failures of our generation, and what drives her research into substance use disorders.

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Summer is coming. Practice safe sun

May 22, 2019
 

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month.

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Walking for wellness

May 16, 2019
 

When was the last time you went outside for a walk in the middle of your workday? On Wednesday, more than 100 people from around the university gathered outside their buildings to participate in a 10-minute walk for wellness, hosted by the Campus Health and Wellness Committee. “The weather is beautiful and we wanted people […]

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School of Nursing to hold first ever White Coat Ceremonies

December 19, 2018
 

The School of Nursing is holding its inaugural White Coat Ceremonies on Jan. 4 and 5 and March 1, thanks to a grant from the Arnold P. Gold Foundation. Intended for first-year students in medical, nursing and physician assistant programs, the White Coat Ceremony “serves to welcome students to health care practice and elevate the […]

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TPR: Understanding the complexities of schizophrenia

December 18, 2018
 

Schizophrenia is a complex, long-term illness with symptoms that can include hallucinations, delusions, cognitive issues and disorganized thinking. Approximately 3.2 million Americans have this chronic disease, which interferes with a person’s ability to think clearly, manage emotions, make decisions and relate to others. Read the full story here.

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Two schools share historic moment

December 18, 2018
 

In its 50-year history, UT Health San Antonio has celebrated about 300 graduation ceremonies. But on Dec. 16, there was a new first. It was the first time graduates of two professional schools and two health care disciplines walked across the stage at the same ceremony. The schools of Health Professions and Nursing graduated 391 […]

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