News Releases

Mercurio Martinez and Gladys Keene

Laredo Regional Campus holds tree-lighting ceremony

December 7, 2018

LAREDO (Dec. 7, 2018) — The Spirit of the Christmas season filled the evening recently at the UT Health San Antonio Regional Campus in Laredo. Faculty and staff, local leaders and members of the community were joined by young children, students and parents for the first annual Christmas Tree-Lighting Ceremony. The United and J.B. Alexander […]

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New Action Pack: Start a School Food Pantry to Help Hungry Kids!

December 7, 2018

By Cliff Despres, Institute for Health Promotion Research, UT Health San Antonio 15.4% of Texas homes are food insecure, meaning they don’t have enough food. Kids in these homes don’t know where their next meal is coming from. How can schools support help these children? The new “School Food Pantry Action Pack” from Salud America! […]

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UT Health San Antonio researcher to present poster at SABCS on novel molecule to treat breast cancer

December 4, 2018

SAN ANTONIO (Dec. 3, 2018) ― Ratna Vadlamudi, Ph.D., from UT Health San Antonio will present further research on a novel, first-in-class agent to treat estrogen receptor (ER)-positive and ER-negative breast cancer. The research poster will be presented during San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, Dec. 4-8. “Most breast cancers in women require the hormones estrogen […]

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Dr. Virginia Kaklamani

San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium leads way to new cancer treatments

December 3, 2018

SAN ANTONIO (Dec. 3, 2018) ― More than 7,000 physicians and researchers from around the world will converge on the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, 800 E. Market St., Dec. 4-8, to attend the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium® (SABCS®). Founded, owned and operated by UT Health San Antonio, SABCS began in 1977 as a one-day […]

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UT Health San Antonio offers first state-funded occupational therapy doctorate in Texas

November 26, 2018

SAN ANTONIO (Nov. 26, 2018) ― The School of Health Professions at UT Health San Antonio is leading the way as the first state-supported educational program in Texas to offer an entry-level Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) degree. Bridgett Piernik-Yoder, Ph.D., OTR, associate professor and chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy, said the doctoral […]

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Dr. Cigarroa receives AMA Foundation Award for Health Education

November 19, 2018

The American Medical Association Foundation on Nov. 10 honored Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., professor of pediatric and transplant surgery at UT Health San Antonio, with the AMA Foundation Award for Health Education. Dr. Cigarroa has spent his career as a physician, educator and administrator, contributing to the development of medical students and residents over his […]

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