Liver transplant program receives national recognition

April 20, 2023

  The University Health Transplant Institute was recently recognized by INTERLINK, a national managed care company, as the No. 1 liver transplant program in the country. The Transplant Institute is a partnership between University Health and the Malú and Carlos Alvarez Center for Transplantation, Hepatobiliary Surgery and Innovation at UT Health San Antonio. For more than […]

Ovarian Cancer: Early detection can help save lives

April 14, 2023

Ovarian cancer is responsible for more deaths than any other cancers of the female reproductive system and is the fifth leading cause of cancer death among women in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society.

Public Health Week observed in city, county proclamations

April 6, 2023

The University of Texas School of Public Health San Antonio is a “COVID-19 pandemic baby” coming into its own as the pandemic’s tail end “brings to the fore additional public health challenges such as mental health crises and economic hardships,” the school’s founding dean said to the San Antonio City Council.

When should babies take their first independent steps?

April 5, 2023

By Elizabeth Reed Hanson, MD, associate professor, Pediatrics, associate program director, Pediatric Residency Program Walking is a significant milestone in a child’s life, setting them on a course toward independence. As parents look forward to this special moment, they want to know when they can expect their child’s first independent steps. The short answer is […]