News Releases


Nursing professor receives national environmental health award

May 7, 2019
 

SAN ANTONIO (May 7, 2019) ― Adelita G. Cantu, Ph.D., RN, from UT Health San Antonio, has received the Charlotte Brody Award. The award was presented May 7 by Health Care Without Harm. The  coalition seeks to reduce the environmental footprint of health care worldwide. Charlotte Brody was a registered nurse, environmental activist and founder […]

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Clinical trials

Study asks patients’ input to improve the hospital experience

May 3, 2019
 

American hospitals engage in continuous quality and safety improvement, but information remains scarce on what patients, families and caregivers themselves most want to change about their hospital experiences. The i-HOPE Study, led by Luci Leykum, M.D., M.B.A., M.Sc., of UT Health San Antonio, sought to give patients, families and other stakeholders a voice in setting […]

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Rosinia to chair Department of Anesthesiology

April 29, 2019
 

The Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio announces the appointment of Frank Rosinia, M.D., M.H.C.M., as chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology, effective June 17. Dr. Rosinia was selected after an extensive national search, said Robert Hromas, M.D., FACP, dean of the Long School of Medicine. Dr. […]

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Kenneth M. Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D.

$6 million grant to further research on new, nonaddictive pain reliever

April 29, 2019
 

(SAN ANTONIO (April 29, 2019) ― UT Health San Antonio has received a $6 million grant from the Department of Defense to continue work on a new, nonaddictive class of pain relievers. Kenneth Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D., is principal investigator of the four-year grant. It will fund the last phase of preclinical work to identify the […]

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Drug treats Type 2 diabetes in children, team announces

April 29, 2019
 

Results of a recently completed clinical trial of a potential drug to treat Type 2 diabetes in children were announced April 28 at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2019 meeting in Baltimore, Md. The New England Journal of Medicine also published the findings. Study coauthor Jane Lynch, M.D., FAAP, professor of pediatrics at UT Health San […]

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Dialogues on Dementia: Early signs of movement and memory disorders

April 25, 2019
 

Dizziness, falls, changes in blood pressure and sleep alterations can occur for many different reasons and may be harmless, although one should check with a physician. Occasionally, though, they are early signs of movement and memory disorders. The Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases at UT Health San Antonio invites the public to […]

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