Dr. Summer Rolin brings Olympic background to assessing UTSA student-athletes in mental health

August 19, 2021
 

Dr. Summer Rolin counsels Olympic speedskaters and also screens student-athletes for mental health issues at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA).




Dr. Summer Rolin brings Olympic background to assessing UTSA student-athletes in mental health

August 16, 2021
 

Studies show COVID-19 a compounding factor Contact: Steven Lee, 210-450-3823, lees22@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO – When U.S. gymnast Simone Biles pulled out of the all-around competition at the Olympic games citing mental health concerns, Summer Rolin nodded knowingly. She counsels Olympic speedskaters, and with a doctorate in psychology is a clinical neuropsychologist at The University of […]



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Make sure vaccinations are on your back-to-school to-do list

August 4, 2021
 

Contact: Monica Taylor, 210-508-2488, taylorm1@uthscsa.edu Contact: Steven Lee, 210-450-3823, lees22@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 4, 2021 – August not only marks the beginning of school for most children, but it also is recognized as National Immunization Awareness Month. UT Health San Antonio reminds parents/caregivers that vaccinations are required by Texas law for school-aged children. Whether children […]




New paper provides a link between common chemicals and ‘unexplained’ chronic illnesses

July 28, 2021
 

Could your new home with its fresh paint, carpet and cabinets, as well as pesticides used around the place, cause a range of illnesses due to chemical intolerance? A new paper provides a long-awaited link between exposures to common chemicals and so-called unexplained illnesses. It also for the first time asserts a mechanism for the how and why this happens – a two-stage disease process called toxicant-induced loss of tolerance, or TILT.




Dental researchers discover why some people are more susceptible to chronic inflammatory diseases

July 26, 2021
 

Contact: Steven Lee, 210-450-3823, lees22@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO – Dentists aren’t known to tell people not to brush, but that’s what happened on the way to a breakthrough. After asking study participants not to brush half their teeth for three weeks, researchers discovered that genetic differences make some people more susceptible to chronic inflammatory diseases that […]



CJ and his parents

CJ’s gift: How a doctor couple saved their baby’s life and gained valuable perspective on patient care

July 19, 2021
 

A day after baby CJ’s heart stopped, twice, his parents were presented grim options including a future for him hooked to machines or in end-of-life hospice care.