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Team studies smarter automatic defibrillator

March 18, 2019

Thousands of patients with congestive heart failure benefit from automatic implantable cardiac defibrillators (AICDs) that deliver shocks to the heart to correct abnormal heart rhythms. These defibrillators improve survival in patients who are at risk for sudden cardiac death. AICDs administer shocks based on data from intra-cardiac electrocardiograms (ECGs) obtained from leads that measure the […]

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Lisa Cleveland, Ph.D., RN, and boxes of Narcan, which can reverse an opioid overdose.

School of Nursing receives $17.5 million to prevent opioid overdose

March 12, 2019

SAN ANTONIO (March 12, 2019) ― The UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing has received $17.5 million to expand statewide its work of training and providing naloxone to save lives threatened by opioid overdose. The program began in Bexar County in 2018 with $1.875 in funding. The total funding is now $19.375 million. These […]

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50th anniversary School of Nursing luncheon program

School of Nursing celebrates 50th anniversary at luncheon

March 8, 2019

More than 200 faculty, community leaders and philanthropists joined alumni, former teachers and honored guests at the UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing’s 50th anniversary luncheon March 2. The event was held in the Nancy Smith Hurd Auditorium, part of the newly remodeled School of Nursing. Following  a welcome by School of Nursing Dean […]

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Eileen Breslin

School of Nursing toasts 50 Visionary Leaders

March 8, 2019

The honorees included outstanding alumni, faculty, staff, community leaders and philanthropic supporters who have had a major impact on the School of Nursing and the nursing profession.

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And the Oscar [or in this case residency] goes to …

March 7, 2019

The 2019 Academy Awards may be over, but the medical school version happens this month. Cover the action as UT Health San Antonio’s senior medical students learn where they will spend the next three to seven years in residency training. None of them knows until the envelope is opened! WHAT:          “Match Day 2019,” when […]

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Dr. Sudha Seshadri

Bill and Rebecca Reed give $1 million to Glenn Biggs Institute

March 5, 2019

Bill and Rebecca Reed, members of the Development Board at UT Health San Antonio, are giving $1 million to advance the missions of the university’s Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases. William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, president of UT Health San Antonio, announced the Reeds’ contribution Feb. 24 at “Dialogues on Dementia at […]

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