Nursing professor prioritizes community health

July 18, 2022

Adelita Cantu, PhD, RN, FAAN, is no stranger to media coverage in her hometown of San Antonio. As a UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing associate professor in the Department of Family and Community Health Systems, she made headlines for being among the first recipients of the COVID-19 vaccine when it became available in […]




Don’t let COVID cancel your summer plans

July 11, 2022

COVID-19 is still here and is not going anywhere. You and your family members can still get infected even if you are vaccinated and boosted, says Jason Bowling, MD, UT Health San Antonio infectious disease specialist. The good news: “This current surge is not as disruptive in that we are still seeing a relatively lower […]



Telehealth enables 8 Texas nurseries to reduce antibiotic use in newborns by 32%

July 7, 2022

Telehealth consultations with a pediatric infectious disease specialist at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio reduced the number of newborns receiving antibiotics by 32% in eight geographically distant nurseries that serve rural and medically underserved areas of South Texas, a study shows.


Pheo Para Alliance recognizes UT Health San Antonio as rare disease Center of Excellence

June 24, 2022

Pheo Para Alliance, a patient advocacy organization dedicated to supporting those with pheochromocytoma (pheo) and paraganglioma (para), a rare neuroendocrine tumor, has designated The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) as a Pheo Para Center of Excellence. The Center of Excellence Program recognizes institutions worldwide for providing cutting-edge, quality, multidisciplinary care and […]

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UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry lab leads with digital automation for patient care

June 22, 2022

A lab at the UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry is using leading computer-aided automation that includes a partnership with a major international digital prosthetics company to test cutting-edge milling equipment for making crowns and other dental restorations. The technology places the school at the forefront of a growing trend in digital dental care and education.