Inaugural dean chosen for The University of Texas School of Public Health San Antonio

July 22, 2022

Vasan Ramachandran, MD, a distinguished public health researcher at Boston University and principal investigator of the Framingham Heart Study, has been named founding dean of The University of Texas School of Public Health San Antonio. The new school is a strategic collaboration of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health […]

Internal Medicine Residency Program gains health equity curriculum grant

July 14, 2022

With financial support from leading internal medicine organizations, UT Health San Antonio will launch “Promotores and Residents in Internal Medicine for Equity (PRIME): A Collaborative Health Equity Curriculum.” According to the principal investigators, Jason Morrow, MD, and Elena Jiménez Gutiérrez, MD, this transformational program will help diverse community members and medical professionals better understand each […]

$16.5M in funding from UT System will bolster student mental health services

July 7, 2022

  On June 28, 2022, in a called special session, The University of Texas System Board of Regents approved the allocation of $16.5 million over the next five years to focus on student mental health across all the UT system schools. The funds will be used to augment existing services and to create new services. […]

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UT Health San Antonio receives award for innovation in interprofessional education and collaboration

June 27, 2022

In December 2018, UT Health San Antonio received approval from its accrediting organization, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, to develop institutional infrastructure through which to advance interprofessional education (IPE) and collaboration across all five schools. The university’s accelerated progress in this domain has led to a national award from the […]