S.A. trauma partnership protects local trauma resources and enhances military preparedness

April 13, 2004
 

The leaders of institutions operating San Antonio’s three Level I trauma centers and the president of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio recently announced the formation of the Trauma Institute of San Antonio, Texas (TRISAT), an innovative and intensive project to more effectively marshal the region’s Level I trauma resources.


World Health Day on April 7 focuses on deadly roads

April 6, 2004
 

Ours is a fast-paced and mobile society. We motor at dizzying speeds to keep our busy schedules and put our nation’s children at risk in the process.


Professor appointed to Texas Cancer Council

April 6, 2004
 

Lloyd Croft, D.D.S., clinical associate professor of periodontics, has been appointed as the first dentist to serve on the Texas Cancer Council (TCC).


Texas Radiological Society to honor S.A. medical physicist

April 6, 2004
 

Louis B. Levy, a prominent medical physicist who earned his Ph.D. in biophysics from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 1974, will receive the Gold Medal Award at the Texas Radiological Society’s annual scientific meeting April 16 in Dallas.


Spring is here … and so are seasonal triggers for asthma

March 30, 2004
 

San Antonio this month made the list of the 100 Worst U.S. Asthma Cities, coming in at No. 81.


Escalante appointed to NIH rehabilitation research committee

March 30, 2004
 

Agustín Escalante, M.D., professor of medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, has been appointed to a three-year term on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Function, Integration and Rehabilitation Sciences Subcommittee.