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On streets of injustice, here’s how we drive toward transportation equity for Latinos

October 8, 2020

New reports from Salud America! at UT Health San Antonio investigate the failure of investing in project-by-project transportation projects, and recommend systemic changes to reverse unfair planning practices that overlook Latino communities.



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New system of care created to better serve San Antonio

September 17, 2020

UT Health San Antonio and University Health System signed a memorandum of understanding to create an integrated health delivery system to improve access to high-quality health care.



Recovered from COVID-19? Help current patients by donating convalescent plasma

September 11, 2020

The South Texas Blood & Tissue Center is collecting plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients, per U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requirements, to be used as a treatment for patients who are currently sick with the virus.


San Antonio Express-News: Editorial: Make flu shot a priority

September 9, 2020

It is possible to get COVID-19 and the flu at the same time, and there is also the possibility a patient could develop pneumonia from either of the illnesses, Dr. Barbara Taylor, an associate professor of infectious diseases and an assistant dean at UT Health San Antonio is quoted as saying in this editorial. Read […]


Texas Public Radio: Petrie Dish: FLUVID: Flattening the flu curve during a coronavirus pandemic

September 9, 2020

Ralph Riviello, MD, MS, FACEP, chair of emergency medicine at UT Health San Antonio and University Hospital, discusses how both organizations are preparing for flu season in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Listen to the podcast



San Antonio Business Journal names three from UT Health San Antonio as Health Care Heroes

September 4, 2020

Three UT Health San Antonio faculty members have been honored as Health Care Heroes by the San Antonio Business Journal.