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KENS 5: Real Men Wear Gowns: Heart Disease Awareness Month

February 5, 2018

February 1 marks the start of Heart Disease Awareness Month. According to a 2015 report, heart disease is the No. 1 killer in the state of Texas. Watch the full story at KENS 5


San Antonio Magazine: Interview with Dr. Mesa, cancer center director

January 25, 2018

Dr. Ruben Mesa, director of the UT Health San Antonio Cancer Center, is the subject of an interview in the February edition of San Antonio Magazine. Here is the link to the magazine Interview by Kathleen Petty This month, the UT Health San Antonio Cancer Center will lead a first-of-its-kind conference focused on cancer among […]


Texas Public Radio: Study finds 2-week long exposure therapy effective in treating combat PTSD

January 24, 2018

A groundbreaking study of PTSD treatment for military members published in JAMA and led by UT Health San Antonio’s STRONG STAR PTSD research consortium was reported by numerous media outlets, including Texas Public Radio. Read the story


US News & World Report: How important are dogs for the mental health of recovering veterans?

January 22, 2018

Dr. Stephen Stern, adjunct professor of psychiatry, is quoted extensively in the story below about a study he conducted involving the benefits of having a pet dog for veterans suffering from PTSD.


Express-News: Donors rally to support medical student’s widow, children

January 18, 2018

The story was posted Jan. 16 in the San Antonio Express-News. Friends and strangers from around the world are showing support for the widow and children of a San Antonio medical school student killed by a wrong-way driver on a California interstate last week. By Peggy O’Hare Friends and strangers from around the world are […]


KSAT 12: Medical student’s promising future comes to tragic end

January 11, 2018

KSAT 12 interviewed three UT Health San Antonio medical students who wanted to provide a tribute to their friend and fellow classmate who was killed in a tragic auto accident in California over the weekend.