ACS grant to launch $4.1 million Latino Cancer Health Equity Research Center

February 21, 2023

  Amelie G. Ramirez, DrPH, of UT Health San Antonio is launching the new “Avanzando Equidad de Salud: Latino Cancer Health Equity Research Center” thanks to a four-year, $4.08 million grant from the American Cancer Society. Amelie G. Ramirez, DrPH The Avanzando Equidad de Salud Center, which begins this month, is a response to the […]

UT Health San Antonio teams up with San Antonio Brahmas to deliver game-day care

February 21, 2023

  UT Health San Antonio is the official sports medicine provider for the San Antonio Brahmas, the local XFL football team.     A sports medicine team provides medical care for the team’s athletes with comprehensive care on the field for home games, ensuring the health and safety of each player. Offering access to UT Health […]

UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing and Amerigroup team up to offer rural health visits

February 21, 2023

  Children and families in need of health care in rural Texas communities are being visited by mobile nursing clinics dispatched from the School of Nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) with support from Amerigroup Texas. These “clinic road trips” — using a 40-foot-long, medically […]

$4 million from CPRIT to support cancer, aging and smoking cessation studies

February 16, 2023

  The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) will receive $4 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas in the state agency’s latest round of funding announced Feb. 15. A $2 million CPRIT recruitment award will bring Lu Wang, PhD, to UT Health San Antonio. […]

5 ways to manage your stress

February 14, 2023

  By Ellen Shrouf, PhD, Family Medicine/Primary Care Everyone has stress. Your ability to recognize and manage it is key to fending off chronic stress and its related symptoms. A few of these symptoms include lack of sleep, shortness of breath, tightness in your chest, nausea, digestive upset and muscle tension. By taking a little […]

Two leaders appointed for UT Health San Antonio hospital

February 13, 2023

Two health care leaders have been appointed to executive roles for the UT Health San Antonio Multispecialty and Research Hospital. The new hospital, currently under construction, will offer leading cancer treatment and specialties including neurosciences, orthopaedics, urology, thoracic surgery and bariatrics to residents of South Texas. Jeremy Viles, DNP, MBA, RN, NE-BC, was appointed as […]