KSAT 12: USAA donates $6.3 million for coronavirus relief in San Antonio

May 20, 2020

USAA and The USAA Foundation will donate more than $6.3 million to provide support for military members, their families and local communities affected by the coronavirus pandemic in San Antonio. The contributions will support COVID-19 vaccine research and treatment efforts through the Southwest Research Institute, Texas Biomedical Research Institute, UT Health San Antonio and UTSA. Read the […]

San Antonio Express-News: USAA, USAA Foundation increase COVID-19 assistance by $6.3M

May 20, 2020

USAA and the USAA Foundation Inc. announced Tuesday they will provide an additional $6.3 million in assistance for coronavirus relief, with $4.7 million earmarked for the San Antonio area. Beneficiaries of USAA and the USAA Foundation’s largess and the amounts include: LiftFund, $700,000 to help veteran entrepreneurs; UT Health San Antonio, $500,000 for testing; United […]

Facebook Live: San Antonio AIDS Foundation

May 19, 2020

Joette Garza-Garibay, project coordinator in the UT Teen Health program in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, participated in a Facebook Live session with the San Antonio AIDS Foundation. The interview covered: – The mission and vision of UT Teen Health. – Who the program serves. – The training and technical support the program provides […]

Texas Public Radio: Meet the army of disease detectives tracking COVID-19

May 19, 2020

School of Nursing student, Talice Nieto, and Dr. Barbara Taylor, associate professor of infectious diseases and assistant dean of the M.D./M.P.H., program, were interviewed about contact tracing for the “Petrie Dish” podcast. Dr. Taylor is the leader of the COVID-19 Health Transition Team for San Antonio and Bexar County. Listen to the podcast.

KENS 5: Second phase of testing for COVID-19 drug

May 18, 2020

The second phase of the clinical trial being led by Dr. Tom Patterson, chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases, for a COVID-19 treatment. This second phase of the trial follows encouraging results from the initial part of the study, which included 20 University Hospital patients. Watch the story.