Graduates at all-school commencement prepare to do everything it takes to make lives better

May 19, 2023

  During the all-school commencement at the Alamodome on May 21, students celebrated the culmination of their student experience and looked forward to making the world a healthier place. This year, more than 1,100 students applied to graduate from The University of Texas Health Science Center’s five schools: School of Dentistry, School of Nursing, School […]

Dr. Elena Volpi appointed director of acclaimed Sam and Ann Barshop Institute

May 5, 2023

  The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has appointed Elena Volpi, MD, PhD, FGSA, as director of its Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies. She will also be a professor in the Department of Medicine effective July 1, said Robert Hromas, MD, dean of the health science […]

2023 Presidential Ambassador Scholars recognized

May 4, 2023

  UT Health San Antonio’s 2023 Presidential Ambassador Scholars were officially recognized by President William L. Henrich, MD, MACP, on April 24. Dr. Henrich presented each student with their medals and recognized their achievements, with each ambassador awarded a $5,000 scholarship. The ambassadors represent the student body and the university at numerous events throughout the […]

Recognizing Nurses May 6-12

May 3, 2023

  Each year, National Nurses Week encourages nurses, other health care professionals, employers, community leaders and the public to recognize and promote the vast contributions and positive impact of America’s nurses. National Nurses Week begins on May 6 and ends on May 12, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. Nightingale was a British nurse, social reformer and statistician […]

‘People are depending on us’

April 21, 2023

President’s Forum addresses university’s planned growth, accomplishments and commitment to saving lives UT Health San Antonio is heading in an exciting direction with a strong growth trajectory and a wave of accomplishments and distinctions, said President William L. Henrich, MD, MACP, at the April 20 President’s Forum. “The trajectory of the institution … the positive […]