Report touts ways to fight obesity in Latino kids

January 26, 2016

More Latino kids are obese by ages 2-5 than white kids, due to maternal obesity, less exclusive breastfeeding, and workplace and childcare issues that affect nutrition and physical activity levels, according to a new package of research from Salud America!

family cooking


Leaders break ground on UT Medicine Hill Country clinic

January 14, 2016

Academic medical leaders ceremonially broke ground Jan. 13 on UT Medicine Hill Country, the newest location of UT Medicine San Antonio. UT Medicine is the clinical practice of the School of Medicine at the Health Science Center.




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.

Latino kids playing in playground


Health is why

December 14, 2015

Several teams from the Health Science Center participated in the 2015 San Antonio Heart & Stroke Walk held Dec. 12 at Nelson Wolff Stadium.




Research teams present findings at Breast Cancer Symposium

December 14, 2015

Research studies conducted by the CTRC and School of Medicine of the Health Science Center were presented during the 38th annual AACR-CTRC San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium held Dec. 8-12 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.




Changing faces, improving lives

November 19, 2015

Summers in Grand Haven, Mich., were great for Edward Ellis III, D.D.S., M.S. “When I was in high school and college, my summer job was to run the concession stand my father owned at Grand Haven State Park. In fact, I lived in a nice apartment above the concession stand during those months,” he said. […]

Edward Ellis III, D.D.S., M.S.