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David Miramontes

EHS faculty member deployed to Louisiana flooding

September 15, 2016

David A. Miramontes, M.D., assistant clinical professor of the School of Health Professions Department of Emergency Health Sciences and medical director of the San Antonio Fire Department, was deployed to the Louisiana flooding in August.




Hyundai grant to aid pediatric cancer research

September 14, 2016

Children who are fighting cancer placed diminutive handprints of red, blue and green on a Hyundai Tucson Sept. 13 at University Hospital, helping the Health Science Center and University Health System celebrate a new $250,000 Hyundai Scholar Grant for pediatric cancer research.



Stars

Business Journal names Health Care Heroes

September 9, 2016

Four members of the Health Science Center family have been named winners of the San Antonio Business Journal’s 2016 Health Care Heroes awards.



Hispanic child eating healty

Public invited to health care improvement conference

August 24, 2016

San Antonio area residents will have the opportunity to contribute to improving patient safety and the quality of health care at a national conference sponsored by the School of Nursing of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.



Latino kids playing in playground

Salud America! pushes shared use of recreational facilities

August 24, 2016

Salud America! has launched a new toolkit to help parents push for local schoolyard-sharing, as well as a national letter campaign to urge state PTA associations to prioritize public sharing of school recreational facilities among all schools after class.



Henrich, H-E-B

H-E-B partners with cancer centers

August 24, 2016

H-E-B on Aug. 19 announced a fundraising effort to benefit the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center—and H-E-B will make a matching donation from funds raised in San Antonio to benefit activities of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center (CTRC) at the UT Health Science Center.