Education

All PA studies graduates pass national certifying exam for third year

August 26, 2016

For the third consecutive year, 100 percent of the graduates from the Physician Assistant (PA) Studies program at the School of Health Professions have passed the Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam (PANCE) at first attempt. The department’s five-year first-time taker pass rate averages at 95 percent in comparison to the national average of 94 percent. […]



Chair of the Department of Health Sciences selected

August 26, 2016

Donna (De De) Gardner, MSHP, RRT, FAARC, FACCP has been appointed as the new Chair of the Department of Health Sciences for the School of Health Professions, effective immediately.



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Public invited to health care improvement conference

August 24, 2016

San Antonio area residents will have the opportunity to contribute to improving patient safety and the quality of health care at a national conference sponsored by the School of Nursing of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.




Faculty member elected to PT educators board

August 24, 2016

Michael A. Geelhoed, PT, DPT, OCS, MTC, associate professor and director of clinical education for the Department of Physical Therapy, was elected to the National Consortium of Clinical Educators Board of Directors as Academic Director-at-Large. The position will take effect at the Education Leadership Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, on Oct. 7. Dr. Geelhoed has presented […]



Military Health Symposium August 2016

Faculty, staff participate in military health symposium

August 19, 2016

Retired Maj. Gen. Byron C. Hepburn, M.D., director of the Health Science Center’s Military Health Institute, and a large contingent of Health Science Center faculty and staff participated in the Military Health System Research Symposium, held Aug. 15-18 in Kissimmee, Florida.




ALTC wins construction award for Bartlett Cocke

August 18, 2016

Bartlett Cocke General Contractors won an Excellence in Construction Award from the South Texas chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors of Texas for supervising the construction of the Health Science Center’s Academic Learning & Teaching Center (ALTC).