On Campus


Dental student named UT System student regent

May 17, 2016

Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Varun Pokkamthanam Joseph, a fourth-year dental student from the Health Science Center , as the new student regent for the University of Texas System Board of Regents.



James P. Hollers Drive

Dentistry honors health pioneer James P. Hollers

May 16, 2016

The School of Dentistry and the Health Science Center honored the memory of a staunch supporter of health care in South Texas at the James P. Hollers Drive Dedication and Celebration on May 13.



Ashok Kumar, M.D.

Ashok Kumar, M.D., honored by Texas Medical Association

May 11, 2016

Kaparaboyna Ashok Kumar, M.D., professor and vice chair of Medical Student Education and Clerkship Director, received a Texas Medical Association Award for Excellence in Academic Medicine at the Gold Level on April 28.



Kris Doyle, designer, IA

5 minutes with … Kris Doyle

May 11, 2016

Kris Doyle, senior director of marketing in Institutional Advancement, has worked at the Health Science Center for 39 years.




Presidential Award winner: Ildiko Agoston, M.D., FACC, FASE

May 10, 2016

Ildiko Agoston, M.D., FACC, FASE, associate professor/clinical, is the founding director of the Women’s Comprehensive Health Institute.



Nurses Week

Celebrate nursing: A message from President Henrich

May 6, 2016

This week we celebrate National Nurses Week as well as the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth.