Diabetes self-care reached by 32% who built trust with community health workers

September 26, 2022

Contact: Will Sansom, (210) 567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Sept. 26, 2022) — One-third of 986 patients achieved long-term self-care of their type 2 diabetes after building trusting relationships with community health workers (promotores in Spanish) over 12 weeks, according to a newly published study by faculty of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San […]

Carlayne Jackson, MD, named chair of neurology in Long School of Medicine

September 23, 2022

Contact: Will Sansom, (210) 567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Sept. 23, 2022) — Carlayne E. Jackson, MD, a specialist in the treatment and research of neuromuscular disorders such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, Lou Gehrig’s disease), has been appointed chair of the Department of Neurology in the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine at […]

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CPRIT awards $8 million for Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute core labs

September 14, 2022

Pediatric cancer is one of multiple streams of research and care in cancer that contribute to the mission of the National Cancer Institute-designated Mays Cancer Center. Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Sept. 14, 2022) — The Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) today announced two awards totaling $8 million to support […]

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