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Open house to focus on Medical Center master plan

March 19, 2019
 

The City of San Antonio Planning Department is hosting an open house at UT Health San Antonio for public review and comment on the draft Medical Center Area Regional Center Plan. The meeting is set for 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 26, in the Holly Auditorium foyer. The open house format allows you to […]

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UPDATE: In memoriam: Basil A. Pruitt Jr., M.D.

March 18, 2019
 

Basil A. Pruitt Jr., M.D., FACS, a renowned surgeon known as one of the founding fathers of modern trauma and burn medicine, died March 17. He was 88.

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Sociologist, author Alondra Nelson to deliver Bryant lecture

March 15, 2019
 

Alondra Nelson, Ph.D., professor of sociology at Columbia University, will deliver the Frank Bryant Jr., M.D., Memorial Distinguished Lecture on the implications of technological advancements in DNA testing. The lecture, free and open to the public, is at noon, Tuesday, March 19, in Holly Auditorium. A reception and book signing will follow the lecture. Register […]

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Rivard Report: SWSW: Can precision medicine tackle racial inequities in health care?

March 13, 2019
 

Chiquita A. Collins, Ph.D., chief diversity officer and vice dean for inclusion and diversity in the Long School of Medicine, was part of a panel on racial inequities in medicine at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin. Read the story

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School of Nursing gets millions to fight opioid overdoses

March 12, 2019
 

This program provides training to first responders on the use of Narcan, a naloxone nasal spray that reverses opioid overdose.

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Poison Prevention Week is March 17-23

March 12, 2019
 

National Poison Prevention Week is March 17-23. The goal of the week is to raise awareness of the risk of being poisoned by household products, medicines, pesticides, plants, bites and stings, food poisoning, and fumes. For 24 years, the South Texas Poison Center at UT Health San Antonio has taken calls from frantic parents and […]

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