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Dr. Ramamurthy receives Bexar County Medical Society’s highest honor

February 6, 2018

Rajam Ramamurthy, M.D., professor emeritus in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, received the Golden Aesculapius Award from the Bexar County Medical Society on Jan. 20.



Faculty member to lead orthopaedic surgeons council

February 5, 2018

Robert H. Quinn, M.D., is the new chairman of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Council on Research and Quality (CORQ).


Nursing faculty Dr. Pickering receives Rising STAR Award

January 30, 2018

She will use the funds to develop a community research collaboratory to accommodate the unique needs of persons with dementia and their caregivers.



Historic gift yields new name: Mays Cancer Center

January 30, 2018

President William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, announced Jan. 30 that the Mays Family Foundation is increasing its legacy gift supporting the UT Health San Antonio Cancer Center to $30 million and that the center will be named the Mays Cancer Center.



Chancellor McRaven’s statement on DACA

January 23, 2018

He encouraged Congress to act quickly to continue the program.


US News & World Report: How important are dogs for the mental health of recovering veterans?

January 22, 2018

Dr. Stephen Stern, adjunct professor of psychiatry, is quoted extensively in the story below about a study he conducted involving the benefits of having a pet dog for veterans suffering from PTSD.