In the News

San Antonio Express-News: Flu season during the coronavirus pandemic: 5 things local doctors want you to know

September 22, 2020

Drs. Ruth Berggren, MD, Infectious Diseases, Jason Bowling, MD, Infectious Diseases, and Ralph Riviello, MD, Emergency Medicine, discuss the importance of getting your flu shot to keep you healthy this fall and winter and share advice on the different types of flu vaccines and what to do if you have flu-like symptoms. Read the story.


KSAT 12: Why voting is good for your health, according to San Antonio infectious disease doctor

September 21, 2020

Dr. Ruth Berggren, Infectious Diseases, discussed voting during the pandemic and the latest vaccine developments. Read and watch the interview.


San Antonio Business Journal: UHS CEO: Joint venture with UT Health could include new hospitals

September 21, 2020

This San Antonio Business Journal article is about UT Health San Antonio and University Health System’s. Sept. 16 announcement that they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to create a top-tier integrated health delivery system to improve care throughout Bexar County. Read the story. 


Targeted Oncology: Treatment approaches become more individualized as field of myelofibrosis advances

September 21, 2020

In this interview, Ruben Mesa, MD, director of the Mays Cancer Center, shares highlights from his presentation on the role of JAK inhibitors in myelofibrosis during the first annual Texas Virtual MPN Workshop and Meeting. Read the story.


Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Global Pandemics: Innovation for early detection and a coordinated response system

September 18, 2020

Ruben Mesa, MD, FACP, director of the Mays Cancer Center, was a guest on a panel during the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s 2020 Leadership Conference.


Food Tank: 14 Latinx Food Change Makers

September 18, 2020

Amelie Ramirez, DrPH, is featured on this list of 14 Latinx Food Change Makers by Food Tank: The Think Tank for Food, for her work as leader of Salud America! and chair of the Department of Population Health Sciences at UT Health San Antonio. Read the story.