Health

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.




Diabetes, dialysis patients must remain vigilant in pandemic

July 8, 2020

For some of the most medically vulnerable residents, precautions will always remain in place, even after a COVID-19 vaccine is developed.



‘We Can Stop the Spread’ aims to impact behaviors and save lives

July 2, 2020

Due to the surge in COVID-19 cases, UT Health San Antonio launched a public education initiative aimed at sustaining and increasing the simple behaviors that will keep us all safe. We are asking the community to do its part by wearing a face mask in public, practicing social distancing and good hand hygiene.


COVID-19 Testing – What you need to know

July 1, 2020

Jason Bowling, MD, associate professor of infectious diseases, shares important facts about COVID-19 exposure and testing. He advises wearing a face mask, practicing social distancing and good hand hygiene to stop the spread.



Minimize ‘contact intensity’ to stay safe

July 1, 2020

Know who is on your “quaran-team,” the small number of people with whom you come into contact with regularly, like your family, and stay 6 feet away from everyone else.