Portable blood analyzer picks up cases of anemia in Mexican children

December 2, 2003

A portable blood analyzer developed at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC) and commercialized by AVOX Systems of San Antonio helped diagnose a young child with anemia recently during a visit to a children’s home in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico.



State leaders ensure additional $9 million for RAHC

December 2, 2003

Gov. Rick Perry and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst visited the Medical Education Division of the Regional Academic Health Center on Nov. 18 to make a most- welcome announcement just before the holidays – namely that line-item vetoes in the state budget had freed up an additional $9 million to fund RAHC operating costs.



STEER earns national award from Association of Physician Assistant Programs

November 24, 2003

Contact: Will Sansom Phone: 210-567-2570 E-mail: sansom@uthscsa.edu San Antonio (Nov. 25, 2003) – The Association of Physician Assistant Programs (APAP) has  awarded the South Texas Environmental Education and Research (STEER) program with its  distinguished Partnership Award. The APAP bestows the award yearly on outstanding  educational programs whose efforts advance the APAP’s mission and physician assistant […]