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UT Health San Antonio, University Health perform region’s first surgery for Alzheimer’s disease

February 1, 2022

UT Health San Antonio and clinical partner University Health are among 27 sites worldwide evaluating the effectiveness of a technique called deep brain stimulation in treating patients with mild Alzheimer’s disease.



What do I do if I have been exposed to someone with COVID-19?

January 31, 2022

If you’d been exposed to someone with COVID-19, you have two different pathways depending on your vaccination status, according to Dr. Heidi Worabo, associate professor with the UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing.


From the Chief Operating Officer: Important COVID-19 protocols to keep you safe

January 31, 2022

Dear UT Health San Antonio faculty, staff and learners:  As we continue to monitor the pandemic, UT Health San Antonio is extending the following actions out of an abundance of caution to help keep our employees and learners safe. When possible, conduct non-mission-critical meetings virtually through Feb. 28, 2022, and refrain from offering food. Limit […]



Wear red on Feb. 4 to support women’s heart health

January 27, 2022

National Wear Red Day, celebrated on the first Friday in February, is an annual campaign that raises awareness about heart disease in women. This year, on Feb. 4, all UT Health San Antonio faculty, staff and students, both on and off campus, are encouraged to wear red to help promote the cause. “Cardiovascular disease is […]



CEO appointed for UT Health San Antonio Multispecialty and Research Hospital

January 26, 2022

Jeffery L. Flowers, MBA, was appointed the inaugural chief executive officer for the UT Health San Antonio Multispecialty and Research Hospital. He will begin in early May. Since 2019, Flowers has served as chief operating officer at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, a not-for-profit, 691-bed teaching hospital located in Albany, Georgia. The hospital serves as Southwest […]



Successful Gifts for Children campaign raises funds for families in need

January 24, 2022

The campuswide Gifts for Children project has collected toys and books during the holidays for children in the community for 25 years. This past holiday season, Gifts for Children decided to raise monetary funds in lieu of physical gifts due to pandemic considerations, raising more than $14,000 for families in need. Partnering with the Department […]