Palliative nursing expert selected for prestigious fellowships

July 21, 2023

Megan Lippe, PhD, MS, RN, received two highly prestigious recognitions due to her “substantial, sustained and outstanding impact on health and health care” and her “enduring and substantial contributions to nursing education,” respectively.

Focused photo of a health provider and a patient clasping hands.

Center of Excellence grant renewed

July 19, 2023

The funding, provided by the Health Resources and Services Administration, comes just as updated information from the U.S. Census Bureau officially confirmed that Hispanic Texans are the largest demographic group in the state at 40.2%.

A dental faculty member guides a dental student with a procedure conducted on a manikin.

Wilderness and Survival Medicine Fellowship takes aim at heat-related emergencies

July 12, 2023

Recent hiking deaths spur focus of yearlong doctor training, teaching program A string of recent heat-related deaths on hiking trails at state and national parks is bringing new urgency to a fellowship program in the Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio aimed at preventing such tragedies. The state’s first Wilderness and Survival […]

Medical student selected to serve on UT Board of Regents

June 16, 2023

UT Health San Antonio medical student, John Michael Austin, has been appointed by Governor Abbott to serve as the Student Regent on the UT Board of Regents, the governing body for The University of Texas System.