Olvera to become psychiatry department chairman in the Long School of Medicine

July 11, 2023

  Rene L. Olvera, MD, MPH, will assume duties as chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio effective Sept. 1. Robert A. Hromas, MD, FACP, dean of the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine and vice president for medical […]

Social determinants of health training focuses on thinking beyond medicine

June 19, 2023

The annual Social Determinants of Health Training, hosted by UT Health San Antonio’s Office of Graduate Medical Education in collaboration with University Health, will be Tuesday, June 20. It is expected to draw about 250 residents and fellows-in-training. The event will take place at the Academic and Learning Center (ALTC), Room 3.304, on the university’s main campus at 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, 78229, from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

300 attend ‘Think Science: Dementia in South Texas’

June 12, 2023

Clinical trials, brain and biobank donation and risk factors among topics discussed “Think Science: Dementia in South Texas,” a live event moderated by Nathan Cone of Texas Public Radio, drew 300 people to the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Campus June 7 for an intriguing and inspiring discussion of a topic important to so […]

Graduates at all-school commencement prepare to do everything it takes to make lives better

May 19, 2023

  During the all-school commencement at the Alamodome on May 21, students celebrated the culmination of their student experience and looked forward to making the world a healthier place. This year, more than 1,100 students applied to graduate from The University of Texas Health Science Center’s six schools: School of Dentistry, School of Nursing, School […]

Dr. Elena Volpi appointed director of acclaimed Sam and Ann Barshop Institute

May 5, 2023

  The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has appointed Elena Volpi, MD, PhD, FGSA, as director of its Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies. She will also be a professor in the Department of Medicine effective July 1, said Robert Hromas, MD, dean of the health science […]