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Employee spotlight: New COO Andrea Marks sets strategy for growth

November 13, 2019
 

By Jennifer Meek Andrea Marks has spent her career managing money, but her most meaningful accomplishment doesn’t have any zeros at the end of it. She’s most proud of raising her two sons into strong-minded and independent young adults, traits she’s demonstrated herself as chief financial officer of UT Health San Antonio for nearly a […]

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New interprofessional program educates grade school kids about diseases

November 12, 2019
 

The first project was teaching lessons about diabetes, cancer and Alzheimer’s at BASIS Primary School to 4th and 5th grade students.

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Rapamycin prevents age-related brain vascular deterioration, study shows

November 11, 2019
 

This finding, if furthered, holds implications for aging in general and perhaps offers an avenue to prevent Alzheimer’s dementia in some people.

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Make money by brushing your teeth

November 7, 2019
 

The School of Dentistry is recruiting participants for two research studies that involve brushing your teeth twice a day with an electric toothbrush.

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New initiative seeks to turn tide on opioid use disorder

November 7, 2019
 

By William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP President and Professor of Medicine Most of us know someone who has been touched by substance use disorder, if not in our practices, in our families, friends and communities. Research has shown that substance use disorders are a leading cause of disease and death in the United States and […]

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Safety doesn’t happen by an accident. It’s a way of life.

November 7, 2019
 

The words “chemical safety” conjure up negative images of hazmat suits and flashing warning lights for some. But thanks to one dedicated UT Health San Antonio staff member, no one has to witness such a frightening sight. Meet Rebecca Bloodworth, chemical safety manager at UT Health San Antonio. Bloodworth and her team of three specialists […]

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