Written by Rosanne Fohn Contact: Steven Lee, 210-450-3823, email@example.com The School of Dentistry at UT Health San Antonio has hired Associate Professor Micaela Gibbs, DDS, MHA, as its first chief dental officer (CDO). She is one of the first — if not the first — CDOs for an academic dental practice in the U.S. Dr. […]
Contact: Steven Lee, 210-450-3823, firstname.lastname@example.org SAN ANTONIO – Providing transportation for low-income patients that reduces no-show rates for doctor visits by just 25% could lower public costs more than $15,000 per month as well as extend a lifeline for critical health care. “It has been established that high no-show rates of publicly supported health systems […]
Contact: Steven Lee, 210-450-3823, email@example.com SAN ANTONIO – Growing up in Ghana, Dr. Prince Otchere noticed that high blood pressure ran in his family. And after he arrived at Houston for college, he learned there was a link between cardiovascular diseases and some ethnic minorities in this country. All that inspired him to pursue a […]
San Antonio was the third Texas city to earn the designation “Dementia Friendly City” by having a community grassroots effort working to welcome and support those with the condition, and provide helpful resources to caregivers. The designation is from the national nonprofit support organization Dementia Friendly America.
Contact: Steve Lee, 210-450-3823, firstname.lastname@example.org SAN ANTONIO – With more than 390,000 Texans age 65 or older living with Alzheimer’s or other dementias, and expected to increase nearly 30% by 2025, there is a pressing need for inclusive communities that support families touched by the degenerative diseases. San Antonio was the third Texas city to […]
An MRI scan called restriction spectrum imaging greatly improves the detection of prostate cancer progression, according to a published study by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, also known as UT Health San Antonio.