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Texas Public Radio: How can health care providers be more culturally competent, inclusive?

April 22, 2019
 

Disparities in healthcare are often driven by a doctor’s lack of sensitivity to a patient’s culture, values, socioeconomic status, race, or sexual or gender identity. Read the full story at Texas Public Radio

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Study tracks unpredictability of domestic violence

April 18, 2019
 

The unpredictability of violence is sometimes a stronger predictor of a woman’s health outcomes than violence frequency and severity.

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Melva Perez Andrews, M.B.A., OTR, CLVT, Gladys Keene, M.D., and Jacqueline Chan, O.D., FAAO

Low-vision health event draws more than 200 to Laredo campus

April 16, 2019
 

It was standing room only at the Laredo Regional Campus of UT Health San Antonio for a community health fair and educational program focusing on vision changes in elders. “We had a great turnout,” said Regional Dean Gladys Keene, M.D., describing the April 6 event. “We had more than 200 people here getting health screenings, […]

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Regional Campus Laredo hosts AIDS awareness activities

April 4, 2019
 

The Area Health Education Center, a part of UT Health San Antonio Regional Campus Laredo, on March 11 marked the start of a week-long initiative in support of National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2019. Numerous community agencies joined forces at the Regional Campus to create awareness through educational activities and free HIV/AIDS testing. […]

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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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