Health

TPR: Special café offers an oasis for people with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers

March 20, 2019
 

Carole White, Ph.D., RN, director of the School of Nursing’s Caring for the Caregiver, and Sheran Rivette, a staff member associated with the program, were interviewed for this story about the School of Nursing’s Memory Café. Read the story

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San Antonio Express-News: San Antonio’s burn treatment pioneer Basil Pruitt dies at 88

March 19, 2019
 

Dr. Basil Pruitt Jr., a physician and scientist who pioneered many burn treatment advances that saved patients’ lives, died Sunday in San Antonio. He was 88. Read the story (Note: A subscription may be required to view this story.)

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On National Doctors’ Day, say thanks to your favorite physician

March 19, 2019
 

National Doctors’ Day is March 30, but UT Health San Antonio will be celebrating doctors the entire week of March 25. We want to let our doctors know how much we appreciate their service and unique qualities, and we need your help to make it successful. We are developing a website and would like to […]

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UPDATE: In memoriam: Basil A. Pruitt Jr., M.D.

March 18, 2019
 

Basil A. Pruitt Jr., M.D., FACS, a renowned surgeon known as one of the founding fathers of modern trauma and burn medicine, died March 17. He was 88.

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Rivard Report: SWSW: Can precision medicine tackle racial inequities in health care?

March 13, 2019
 

Chiquita A. Collins, Ph.D., chief diversity officer and vice dean for inclusion and diversity in the Long School of Medicine, was part of a panel on racial inequities in medicine at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin. Read the story

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School of Nursing gets millions to fight opioid overdoses

March 12, 2019
 

This program provides training to first responders on the use of Narcan, a naloxone nasal spray that reverses opioid overdose.

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