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Gary V. Woods, chairman of the board of the San Antonio Cancer Foundation

Foundation donates $17 million to cancer center

November 17, 2016

The San Antonio Cancer Foundation, formerly the CTRC Foundation, has pledged $17 million to support the UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center.



H-E-B donation to CTRC, 11-09-16

H-E-B donates $100,000 to CTRC

November 17, 2016

H-E-B on Nov. 9 presented UT Health San Antonio’s Cancer Therapy & Research Center with two checks, together totaling $100,000, for cancer treatment and research.



Nursing students offer visiting high school students the opportunity to listen to sounds within the body using a simulation manikin.

Science Expo’s hands-on activities draw 1,500 high school, college students

November 14, 2016

More than 1,500 high school and college students from San Antonio and throughout Texas attended the Health Professions Fair & Science Expo Nov. 12 at the UT Health San Antonio.



Alpha Home, Dr. Richard Usatine

Alpha Home names Wellness Center for Dr. Usatine

November 14, 2016

Alpha Home, a residential and spirituality based substance abuse treatment center for women, has renamed its Wellness Center to honor its founder, Richard P. Usatine., M.D., professor of family and community medicine at UT Health San Antonio.



Miles of Smiles-Laredo

Miles of Smiles-Laredo brightens oral health for kids

November 11, 2016

If one child’s smile can warm the heart, imagine what tens of thousands can do. That’s the reality in Laredo, where Miles of Smiles-Laredo has been brightening the world for thousands of children–and their families–since 2006. Miles of Smiles-Laredo is a School of Dentistry public health program for children living in Webb County. It is […]



PTSD

KENS 5: Fighting PTSD: World’s largest research group based in S.A.

November 8, 2016

The ‘South Texas Research Organizational Network Guiding Studies on Trauma and Resilience’ (STRONG STAR) and the ‘Consortium to Alleviate PTSD’ (CAP), both under the umbrella of the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, make up the world’s largest organization focused on PTSD.