In the News

Spectrum News: Two-Day therapy retreat helps treat PTSD and improve re­la­tion­ships

September 28, 2020

In this Spectrum News’ “In Focus Texas,” segment Alan Peterson, PhD, professor of psychiatry and director of our national STRONG STAR PTSD consortium and Consortium to Alleviate PTSD research programs based in our Department of Psychiatry, was interviewed about a two-day weekend treatment for military-related PTSD that can also improve relationships of military couples. Watch […]


Spectrum News: Understanding PTSD and its effects on relationships

September 28, 2020

Spectrum News’ “In Focus Texas,” featured Alan Peterson, PhD, and a military couple about a new, one-weekend treatment for military-related PTSD that can also improve relationships of military couples. Dr. Peterson, professor of psychiatry, is director of our national STRONG STAR PTSD consortium and Consortium to Alleviate PTSD research programs based in our Department of […]


Psychology Today: Why gray matter volume and white matter connectivity matter

September 28, 2020

A team of researchers from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, along with dozens of collaborators from around the globe, published a paper (Hofer et al., 2020) that identifies 160 genes linked to brain shrinkage (as indexed by a reduction in gray matter volume, surface area, and thickness) in 34 anatomically […]


D Magazine: COVID-19 Bulletin (09/28/20)

September 28, 2020

UT Health San Antonio’s Dr. Fred Campbell, Hospital and General Medicine, said that while aerosol particles of the COVID-19 contain the virus, they don’t appear to be infectious, The Texas Standard reported. Read the bulletin.


KSAT 12: COVID-safe Halloween celebration ideas from San Antonio doctor

September 28, 2020

In this Q&A, Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases, said while the COVID-19 positivity rate has remained steady that masking, social distancing and good hand hygiene are still very important practices to remember during Halloween celebrations. Read and watch the Q&A. 


Texas Standard: Ask a doctor: How big a threat is aerosolized spread of the coronavirus?

September 25, 2020

Dr. Fred Campbell, Hospital and General Medicine, answers listeners’ questions about the spread of the coronavirus through aerosol particles, whether air conditioning and ventilation systems increase the spread of the virus and if it’s safe to gather in garages during this installment of Texas Standard’s “Ask a doctor.”  Read and listen to the interview.