Dr. Miller: A leader in medicine around the world

March 20, 2020

Mark Miller, M.D., D.M.D., clinical assistant professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, exemplifies what it means to be a community leader on a daily basis. With an accomplished military background in the U.S. Army Reserve, Dr. Miller has had the opportunity to travel the world in pursuit of providing children with life-changing […]

Mark Miller


Mentoring the future of medicine

March 4, 2020

Every November, about 1,500 high school and college students from San Antonio and South Texas arrive on UT Health San Antonio’s campus for the annual Science Expo. This day-long event provides interactive, hands-on activities and presentations that lend unique insight to medical careers for aspiring scientists, doctors, dentists and nurses. Irene Chapa, Ph.D., director of […]





A Lifesaving Encounter

February 14, 2020

On Friday, April 29, 2019, Veronica Gill did what she does every weekday morning – wake up and get ready for work. Her morning routine resembles that of most people: brush her teeth, take care of her pets, make coffee and like many people, take a multivitamin. After doing some research on health blogs, Veronica […]


A Higher Call: Chris Heins

January 28, 2020

“I think the care I’ve provided for critically injured soldiers pushed me to want to learn more, so I could do more for them.” At age 22, Chris Heins dropped out of college. With little drive and no real plan, Heins was looking for a sense of direction, discipline in his life and an opportunity […]

Chris Heins, MS2


Can Ashtanga Yoga Help With Substance Use Disorder?

January 16, 2020

Shaun has been exposed to a variety of people who’ve had their lives ruined by substance abuse, which led him to pursue research for his MPH thesis on how Ashtanga yoga can help those who are struggling.

Shaun Jones