Watch the topping out of UT Health San Antonio’s newest facility

November 29, 2022

An evergreen tree was lifted to the roof of the new primary, specialty and surgery center recently – signaling the construction of UT Health San Antonio at Kyle Seale Parkway has reached its final height. The topping out of a new building is a Scandinavian tradition dating back more than thirteen centuries. The five-story, 108,000-square-foot […]


UT Regents fund pioneering trauma care research center

November 28, 2022

The University of Texas System Board of Regents on Nov. 17 approved $2.5 million to establish the Trauma Research and Combat Casualty Care Collaborative at UT Health San Antonio in partnership with University Health’s Level 1 Trauma Center at University Hospital and the U.S. Department of Defense. The new trauma care research center will be the first and only one of its kind in the United States, according to UT System.




Parkway outpatient and surgery center holds beam-signing ceremony

November 16, 2022

Much-needed primary and specialty health care, as well as surgical services, for a growing Northwest Side drew an important step closer with a beam-signing ceremony for the UT Health at Kyle Seale Parkway outpatient and surgery center, signaling that crews have completed the steel construction phase of the project. Leaders of UT Health Physicians, the […]




Mays Cancer Center awarded American Cancer Society grant to boost individualized, timely, equitable care

November 14, 2022

Mays Cancer Center at UT Health San Antonio has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the American Cancer Society to enhance individualized, timely and equitable access to care for cancer patients and their families. The effort will feature use of an innovative mobile app to provide nutritional support and real-time symptom management to patients undergoing anti-cancer treatment, particularly the underserved and those living long distances from the clinic.




A third of San Antonians have prediabetes; doctors urge testing

November 10, 2022

During Diabetes Awareness Month (November), UT Health San Antonio endocrinologist Carolina Solis-Herrera, MD, reminds the community that one in every three people in San Antonio has prediabetes, which physicians define by a hemoglobin A1C percentage of 5.7% to 6.4%. Hemoglobin A1C is a blood test that measures average glucose levels over the past three months. Carolina […]

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School of Nursing provides Narcan to Bexar County Sheriff’s Office

November 7, 2022

  Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar stopped by the UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing on Oct. 27 to receive 96 doses of Narcan®, a nasal spray that can rescue individuals who have experienced accidental opioid poisoning. The School of Nursing provides training to first responders on the use of Narcan and has distributed […]

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