News Releases

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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Dr. Parker and Dr. Gonzales receive Texas Alzheimer’s consortium funding

November 19, 2018
 

Alicia Parker, M.D., and Mitzi Gonzales, Ph.D., of UT Health San Antonio will receive grant funding from the Texas Alzheimer’s Research and Care Consortium (TARCC), the organization recently announced. Dr. Parker is assistant professor in the Department of Neurology and staff physician with the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases. She will use […]

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