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UT Health San Antonio to provide student health services at UTSA

June 7, 2021

UT Health San Antonio will provide clinical services for students that include primary care, women’s health and behavioral health services through the School of Nursing’s Wellness 360 clinical practice.



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Pandemic intensified longstanding stresses for Hispanics

May 25, 2021

The pandemic amplified mental health stressors long experienced by vulnerable Hispanic populations but also fortified members’ coping strategies, according to new research from the Center for Research to Advance Community Health.



Graduates celebrate at the 2021 UT Health San Antonio commencement ceremony.

UT Health San Antonio holds first all-school commencement

May 24, 2021

For the first time in its 53-year history, UT Health San Antonio celebrated a combined, all-school commencement May 22 at the Alamodome.



Registration is open for the San Antonio Compassionate Institute 2021

May 24, 2021

The second annual San Antonio Compassion Institute 2021 kicks off June 1. Health care professionals, educators, research specialists, businesspersons, security providers and faith leaders are invited to register.



UT Health San Antonio research team tackles childhood obesity with five-year, $1 million grant from Baptist Health Foundation

April 9, 2021

The potentially groundbreaking research led by principal investigator Lily Q. Dong, PhD, professor of cell systems and anatomy at UT Health San Antonio, is testing whether there is a genetic marker of early insulin resistance in youth that could be controlled, thereby preventing obesity and development of Type 2 diabetes. Currently, most studies and treatment focus on adults, and pediatric anti-obesity drugs have limited effect.




UT Health San Antonio, UTSA develop strategic partnership to advance health and wellness initiatives

April 9, 2021

Efforts include the site of a new medical care facility for San Antonians and a comprehensive sports medicine program for UTSA student-athletes.