On Campus


Poison Prevention Week is March 17-23

March 12, 2019
 

National Poison Prevention Week is March 17-23. The goal of the week is to raise awareness of the risk of being poisoned by household products, medicines, pesticides, plants, bites and stings, food poisoning, and fumes. For 24 years, the South Texas Poison Center at UT Health San Antonio has taken calls from frantic parents and […]

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Dr. Miramontes named EMS medical director of the year

March 5, 2019
 

David Miramontes, M.D., assistant professor/clinical in the Department of Emergency Health Sciences and medical director for the San Antonio Fire Department, was named the EMS Medical Director of the Year by the U.S. Metropolitan Municipalites EMS Medical Directors Consortium during its annual EMS State of the Science Conference in Dallas on March 2. The award […]

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Health professions students buddy up at special needs “prom”

March 4, 2019
 

Health professions students take on the role of “buddy” at Morgan’s Wonderland in San Antonio for attendees of the Tim Tebow Foundation’s Night to Shine.

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New website showcases School of Nursing’s mission, vision

February 28, 2019
 

UT Health San Antonio’s School of Nursing has launched a new academic website as part of a systematic university-wide initiative to bring an improved, effective web presence to all schools and departments.

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Tax season is prime time for cyber threats called BEC attacks

February 26, 2019
 

Business email compromise (BEC) attacks result in financial fraud, identity theft or data breaches by deceiving victims into sending money, modifying direct deposit information or sending personally identifiable information (PII).

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Dr. Hicks named vice-chair of dental accreditation commission

February 26, 2019
 

Jeffery Hicks, D.D.S., professor of comprehensive dentistry, has been appointed as vice-chair of the Commission on Dental Accreditation for 2019. The commission serves the public and profession by developing and implementing accreditation standards that promote and monitor the continuous quality and improvement of dental education programs. It employs a collaborative peer review accreditation process to […]

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