Education


Academic Learning & Teaching Center to open

January 13, 2016

The newest addition to the Health Science Center, the colorful and high-tech Academic Learning & Teaching Center, will be dedicated at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 16.



Latino kids playing in playground

Researchers: Lack of play spaces ups obesity risk for Latino kids

January 12, 2016

Latinos have limited spaces to be physically active, which contributes to obesity rates in Latino kids, but sharing recreational facilities and creating walkable neighborhoods are promising solutions, according to a new package of research from Salud America!, a national network for Latino childhood obesity prevention based at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio.



W. Brian Reeves, M.D.

New chair of Department of Medicine named

January 5, 2016

W. Brian Reeves, M.D., currently professor and vice chair of medicine and chief of the Division of Nephrology at the Penn State College of Medicine, has been selected as chair of the Department of Medicine in the School of Medicine, Dean Francisco González-Scarano, M.D., announced.




HSC plays key role in military medicine convention

January 5, 2016

Several staff members from the Health Science Center played key roles in planning and executing the annual meeting of AMSUS, including the Military Health Institute,



Alan Y. Sakaguchi Ph.D.

Two named to UT System’s Shine Academy

December 1, 2015

Alan Y. Sakaguchi, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Cellular and Structural Biology, and Sara L. Gill, Ph.D., professor of family and community health systems in the School of Nursing, have been selected as members of the University of Texas Kenneth I. Shine Academy of Health Science Education.



Academic Learning and Teaching Center (ALTC) Dedication

Faculty Showcase puts spotlight on new Academic Learning & Teaching Center

December 1, 2015

The 2nd Annual Faculty Showcase of Educational Innovations, with the theme of “Learning Spaces,” spotlighted the new Academic Learning & Teaching Center (the ALTC) and watched a “First Look Tour” video of the center.