School of Nursing provides Narcan to Bexar County Sheriff’s Office

October 31, 2022

Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 31, 2022) — Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar stopped by the UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing on Oct. 27 to receive 96 doses of Narcan®, a nasal spray that can rescue individuals who have experienced accidental opioid poisoning. The School of Nursing provides training to first […]

Opioid crisis in the United States

‘We have an obligation to help others’

October 28, 2022

For teenager Arhan Rao, repurposing an antidepressant drug to treat cancer is the opening act in a career of serving patients by finding new ways to stop tumors. Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 28, 2022) — As Arhan Rao, 17, watched his grandfather sicken with cancer and die three years ago, a goal […]

Photo of Arhan Rao, 17, in Research Lab at UT Health San Antonio

Experts support continued colonoscopy use to prevent and detect colorectal cancer

October 27, 2022

Mays Cancer Center/UT Health San Antonio panel responds to recent study Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 27, 2022) — A recently published European study that minimizes the benefits of colonoscopy to prevent colorectal cancer diagnoses and deaths has several limitations and must not deter anyone 45 and older from being screened, experts […]

Military lecture series returns to UT Health San Antonio with world-renowned infectious diseases expert

October 21, 2022

Contact: Eileen Teves, 210-450-7239, SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 21, 2022 – The leader of the U.S. Army’s role in helping develop a COVID-19 vaccine will keynote the Fall Distinguished Lecture of UT Health San Antonio’s Military Health Institute (MHI) on Thursday, Oct. 27. MHI will host speaker Kayvon Modjarrad, MD, PhD, infectious diseases physician, scientist […]

UT Health San Antonio plans new MS in Imaging Sciences program

October 20, 2022

Author: Kate Hunger Media contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 20, 2022) — The School of Health Professions at UT Health San Antonio plans to launch a new Master of Science in Imaging Sciences program to train imaging technologists in radiography, computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to address the technologist […]

MRI scan image of brain

UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing receives $3 million federal grant to further boost Hispanic engagement

October 19, 2022

School looks to graduate more than 1,960 Hispanic nurses over 5 years Contact: Steven Lee, 210-450-3823, SAN ANTONIO – The UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing has received a five-year, nearly $3 million Department of Education Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program grant to further boost Hispanic, low-income student engagement and wellness at a time […]