Health

Women’s Comprehensive Health Conference set

September 10, 2019
 

UT Health San Antonio invites you to the 5th annual Women’s Comprehensive Health Conference, 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Nov 16, at the Witte Museum. This year’s conference, Heart, Health & Happiness, is bigger and better than ever with a gourmet catered breakfast, empowering patient stories, expert health information, free health screenings, a walk-thru inflatable […]

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FDA approves new drug to treat a rare blood cancer

September 10, 2019
 

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved the first new medication in nearly a decade for patients with myelofibrosis, a rare blood cancer. Ruben Mesa, M.D., FACP, director of the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, was part of the international research team that led development of […]

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New head of cardiology named

September 10, 2019
 

UT Health San Antonio has recruited Allen S. Anderson, M.D., FACC, FAHA, to direct and expand the university’s many initiatives in cardiology and cardiovascular disease education and research. Dr. Anderson is a nationally recognized leader in heart failure and cardiac transplantation at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. On Nov. 1, he […]

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Women in Medicine Month

September 4, 2019
 

September is Women in Medicine Month. Read about the achievements and talents of some of UT Health San Antonio’s women faculty in the first in a series of newsletters. View the newsletter

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50 Years of Excellence

August 26, 2019
 

Tribute is the official magazine for the alumni and friends of the School of Nursing at UT Health San Antonio. On this 50th anniversary of the School of Nursing, read and share inspiring stories highlighting our alumni, faculty and students who are revolutionizing education, research, patient care and critical services in the communities they serve. […]

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New program to distribute Narcan to released inmates

August 22, 2019
 

The UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing is initiating a novel program with the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office to distribute the lifesaving medication Narcan to those leaving the jail. Narcan is a naloxone spray used to reverse opioid overdose.

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