Community

Laredo Regional Campus to hold ‘vision as we age’ event

April 2, 2019
 

The community is invited to learn about vision changes that occur in aging at a free event Saturday, April 6, at the UT Health San Antonio’s Regional Campus Laredo. From 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., more than 15 community partners will offer general health information, tips for healthy living and hands-on demonstrations. Activities include information […]

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In memoriam: Hugh B. Tilson, D.D.S.

April 1, 2019
 

Hugh B. Tilson, D.D.S., an early faculty member in the School of Dentistry and chair of the oral surgery training program for 28 years, died March 21. He was 82. A native of Plainview, Texas, he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1962 from the Baylor College of Dentistry. He then earned a […]

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Business Journal honors four from UT Health as Health Care Heroes

April 1, 2019
 

Four UT Health San Antonio faculty members have been honored as Health Care Heroes by the San Antonio Business Journal. The annual awards recognize outstanding achievements by people in the local health care industry. In all, 21 members of the health care community were recognized across eight categories. Winners in the Education category were Kevin […]

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Rear Admiral Trent-Adams to address ACORN grant nursing students

March 21, 2019
 

Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams, Ph.D., RN, will be the speaker at an April 22 ceremony recognizing nursing students who will be involved in ACORN grants projects. ACORN stands for Advancing Community Oriented Registered Nursing. The ACORN grants, funded by the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, recruit and educate traditional program baccalaureate nursing students to […]

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TPR: Special café offers an oasis for people with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers

March 20, 2019
 

Carole White, Ph.D., RN, director of the School of Nursing’s Caring for the Caregiver, and Sheran Rivette, a staff member associated with the program, were interviewed for this story about the School of Nursing’s Memory Café. Read the story

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San Antonio Express-News: San Antonio’s burn treatment pioneer Basil Pruitt dies at 88

March 19, 2019
 

Dr. Basil Pruitt Jr., a physician and scientist who pioneered many burn treatment advances that saved patients’ lives, died Sunday in San Antonio. He was 88. Read the story (Note: A subscription may be required to view this story.)

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