President’s Council awards prestigious chair to leading AIDS researcher

November 22, 2005

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio’s President’s Council gathered Nov. 16 at the Marriott Riverwalk for an annual luncheon emphasizing the importance of endowments and honoring the donors who make them possible.

Leavitt appoints S.A. physician to AHRQ national advisory council

November 15, 2005

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Michael Leavitt this month appointed Carlos Roberto Jaén, M.D., Ph.D., of the Health Science Center to the national advisory council of the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). His term of service extends through November 2008.

Flu can cause more than aches and fever

November 15, 2005

Fever, aches and pains, dry cough and sore throat – some might think these are the worst consequences of the flu. On the contrary, people should be aware that pneumonia, a serious infection of the lungs, can result from complications of the flu or other upper-respiratory illnesses.

Foot/ankle specialist saves diabetic patients’ feet through surgery

November 15, 2005

Elida Gonzalez spent three decades inside operating rooms at many of San Antonio’s hospitals – University, the Nix, Metropolitan, St. Luke’s, Santa Rosa.

Regents approve UTHSC Medical Arts and Research Center

November 15, 2005

The Health Science Center’s request to proceed with the financing and construction of a state-of-the-art ambulatory clinic was approved last week by The University of Texas System Board of Regents. The 250,000-square-foot Medical Arts and Research Center (MARC) is one of the Health Science Center’s latest initiatives to advance clinical medical education and care.

HSC gets $6 million to expand clinical studies of depression

October 18, 2005

A total of 120 children and 240 adults from the San Antonio area are needed to participate in four new studies of depression supported by federal grants at the Health Science Center.