Education

In memoriam: Dr. Robert Leon, psychiatry’s founding chairman

February 3, 2017

Robert Leonard Leon, M.D., professor emeritus and founding chairman of the Department of Psychiatry, died Jan. 27. He was 92.


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TPR’s Think Health Science series: Aging with Vitality

January 19, 2017

It’s no secret that the U.S. population is aging rapidly. No one is immune. And with aging comes frailty, disease, disabilities, memory loss and more. But what if ….




First-ever community health model takes root in San Antonio

January 12, 2017

Spearheaded by UT Health San Antonio faculty and students, a new model for taking health education directly into neighborhoods has been implemented for the first time in the United States.




Dr. Rodriguez named interim dean of School of Medicine

December 14, 2016

UT Health San Antonio President William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, has appointed Ronald Rodriguez, M.D., Ph.D., as interim dean of the School of Medicine, effective Jan. 1.




Dermatology faculty member Jeffrey Meffert dies

December 12, 2016

Jeffrey J. Meffert, M.D., clinical associate professor and residency program director in the Division of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, died Dec. 5. He was 60.




Faculty member receives national dentistry award

December 8, 2016

John Rugh, Ph.D., from the School of Dentistry at the UT Health San Antonio, recently received the Evidence-Based Dentistry Faculty Award for accomplished faculty members. It is a joint award from the American Dental Association and the American Association of Dental Research.