Health


Avoid the ‘twindemic.’ Get your flu shot.

September 3, 2020

Doctors aren’t sure of exactly how the flu and COVID-19 might interact, but highly recommend flu vaccines this year.




Caring for athletes is a team sport

August 19, 2020

As student-athletes approach the return of their season, the School of Nursing is stepping up to help with COVID-19 testing.




Mays Cancer Center receives more than $10 million with NCI-Designated Cancer Center renewal

August 18, 2020

This continues the Mays Cancer Center’s legacy as one of only four NCI-designated Cancer Centers in Texas and one of 71 in the U.S.



Ruben Mesa, MD, elected officer of Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Board

August 4, 2020

Ruben Mesa, MD, FACP, has been elected an officer on the national board of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.


Dr. Amelie Ramirez named to CDC Foundation Board of Directors

July 29, 2020

Amelie G. Ramirez, DrPH, chair and professor of the Department of Population Health Sciences, has been elected to a five-year term on the board of directors for the CDC Foundation.



Flight surgeon with ties to UT Health San Antonio ready to ‘catch’ SpaceX astronauts

July 28, 2020

When astronauts Doug Hurley and Robert Behnken splash down somewhere in the Atlantic on Aug. 2, one of the first faces to welcome them back to Earth will be a UT Health San Antonio trained physician — NASA flight surgeon Stephen F. Hart, MD.