Respiratory care program ranks No. 2 in U.S. survey

January 12, 2004
 

The respiratory care education program at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC) is one of the best programs of its type in the country, according to a “coaches’ poll” published recently in the American Association for Respiratory Care Education Section Bulletin.


Neonatologist is 1st woman president of Bexar medical society

January 12, 2004
 

Rajam Ramamurthy, M.D., professor of pediatrics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC), was installed Jan. 9 as the first woman president of the 4,000-member Bexar County Medical Society, one of Texas’ oldest and largest medical societies. She said the top priority for her yearlong presidency of the 151-year-old society will be bringing organizations together to examine the issue of health care access, especially for children.


Timboe may head tsunami health response delegation for Project HOPE

January 6, 2004
 

Harold L. Timboe, M.D., M.P.H., assistant vice president for research administration and initiatives at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and former commander of Brooke Army Medical Center and Walter Reed Army Medical Center, soon may head a volunteer delegation of health providers assisting victims of the tsunami disaster, the Health Science Center announced today.


Survey: Most U.S. deans perceive physician shortages

December 19, 2003
 

A new survey of 73 medical school deans in the United States and Puerto Rico reveals that most deans believe the country is short of physicians in at least one specialty and that few of the deans say they have the resources to increase class size.


UTHSC medical reserve unit receives $50,000 grant

December 19, 2003
 

The state’s first volunteer medical reserve unit, the Texas Medical Rangers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC), is getting a $50,000 federal grant to bolster its activities.


Blood substitute to be studied in trauma patients

December 18, 2003
 

Every second counts for severely injured and bleeding patients. Stabilizing patients suffering from massive blood loss is a top priority and serious concern for emergency responders at the scene of many motor vehicle collisions and other traumatic injuries.