Health

Nursing faculty member joins initiative to improve veterans’ health care

December 21, 2016

M. Danet Lapiz-Bluhm, Ph.D., RN, associate professor in the School of Nursing, has been named a collaborative academic research member of a two-year initiative called the Veterans’ Action League. The multistate project will empower veterans to have an active voice in how veteran health care is delivered in the future. In her role as the […]


Drs. Huang, Otto tapped to lead cancer center

December 15, 2016

Tim Huang, Ph.D., was named interim director, and Randy Otto, M.D., was appointed as director for clinical affairs and physician-in-chief at the UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center



Take this UT System survey about tobacco use on campus

December 13, 2016

The UT System has a brief survey about tobacco use on campus that faculty, staff, students and residents are encouraged to complete.




UT Medicine physicians named Best Doctors

December 8, 2016

More than 70 faculty physicians of UT Medicine San Antonio, the clinical practice of the School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio, are listed in “Best Doctors in San Antonio,” a cover feature in the December issue of San Antonio Magazine.



diabetes in men

Diabetic foot treatment is focus of Dec. 8-10 conference

December 2, 2016

Attention, health care providers with interest in surgical management of the diabetic foot: The UT Health Science Center at San Antonio announces the 11th Annual International External Fixation Symposium, set for Dec. 8-10 at the La Cantera Hill Country Resort. Registration is still open for this multidisciplinary continuing education conference, which will feature state-of-the-art lectures […]




Study: Veterans with epilepsy more at risk of death

November 28, 2016

U.S. Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans with epilepsy were more than twice as likely to die between 2011 and 2015 as were similar veterans without epilepsy.