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Canty Mitchel

Faculty member named chair of diversity council

February 22, 2016

Janie Canty-Mitchell, Ph.D., has been named chair of the Healthcare Diversity Council (HCDC) board of directors. Dr. Canty-Mitchell serves as professor and chair of the Department of Family and Community Health Systems and interim chair of the Department of Health Restoration and Care System Management in the School of Nursing at the Health Science Center.



Deborah Parra Medina

Professor assumes leadership roles in health research

February 22, 2016

Deborah Parra-Medina, Ph.D., M.P.H., a Latino health researcher and professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, recently became a national research fellow and is co-leading regional health education centers in South Texas.



Health Science Center leadership joined in the announcement of the Pathways Scholarships.

Gift to Alamo Colleges creates pipeline for future HSC students

February 18, 2016

A major gift to higher education will create a pathway for students from under-served communities in San Antonio to begin with Alamo Colleges and then transfer to partner universities, including the Health Science Center.



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TPR series to focus on CTRC clinical trials

February 18, 2016

Texas Public Radio and the Health Science Center’s Cancer Therapy & Research Center will present the next Think Health Science: Clinical Trials at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center, at 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 9, at Pestana Lecture Hall. The speaker will be Andrew Brenner, M.D., Ph.D.



OT students, Boys, Girls Club

Students introduce health care fields to Boys and Girls Club

February 17, 2016

More than 50 Health Science Center students from the schools of medicine, nursing, dentistry and health professions participated last month in a four-day health care careers pilot program with the Boys and Girls Club of San Antonio. The program, the first partnership of its kind between the Health Science Center and the STEM program of […]




Dentistry students brighten smiles of second-graders

February 16, 2016

More than 700 Edgewood Independent School District second-graders received preventive care from dental students and student hygienists from the UT Health Science Center San Antonio during a free dental clinic Feb. 12.