New initiative seeks to turn tide on opioid use disorder

November 7, 2019

By William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP President and Professor of Medicine Most of us know someone who has been touched by substance use disorder, if not in our practices, in our families, friends and communities. Research has shown that substance use disorders are a leading cause of disease and death in the United States and […]

KSAT 12: Dental school taking steps to serve people with special needs

October 30, 2019

Dental school students will soon be required to learn how to care for patients with disabilities under new guidelines. Watch the full story at KSAT 12

Three medical students win honors at UTMB Global Health Symposium

October 21, 2019

The UT Health San Antonio students who participated in the symposium are all enrolled in the Global Health Program in the Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics.

Kids and violence: Handle With Care

October 2, 2019

In a Handle With Care program, police notify schools when they encounter children at a traumatic scene, so schools can provide support right away.

Women in Medicine Month, Part IV

September 25, 2019

Read the newsletter September is Women in Medicine Month. Read about the achievements and talents of some of UT Health San Antonio’s women faculty in the fourth in a series of newsletters.  

President’s Gala establishes endowment in caregiving, honors Karen and Ronald Herrmann

September 23, 2019

This endowment will support innovative research to develop and test new models of care, clinical trials, intervention delivery and emerging technologies to address the needs of diverse caregiving families in South Texas.