News Releases


School of Nursing receives $2.5 million for new BSN specialized in primary care

October 9, 2018
 

SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 9, 2018) ― The School of Nursing at UT Health San Antonio has received a $2.5 million grant to offer a bachelor’s degree specialized in primary care. The four-year grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration began July 1, with classes starting in summer 2019. The program, within the traditional Bachelor […]

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President’s Gala raises more than $500,000

October 3, 2018
 

SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 3, 2018) ― UT Health San Antonio honored philanthropists Peggy and Lowry Mays at the annual President’s Gala on Saturday, Sept. 29. A record attendance of nearly 1,800 guests helped raise more than $500,000 to establish the Peggy and Lowry Mays Patient Care Endowment. The endowment will support the Patient Supportive Care […]

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Dr. Larry Holly, Dr. Michael Brennan and Dr. Robert Hromas

Burlington ophthalmologist named Distinguished Alumnus of Long School of Medicine

October 3, 2018
 

SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 3, 2018) ― Michael W. Brennan, M.D., a retired comprehensive ophthalmologist from Burlington, N.C., received the 2018 Distinguished Alumnus Award from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio). Dr. Brennan received the award during a reception Sept. 29 celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Joe […]

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President’s Gala to honor Peggy and Lowry Mays

September 28, 2018
 

SAN ANTONIO (Sept. 28, 2018) ― UT Health San Antonio will honor philanthropists Peggy and Lowry Mays at the annual President’s Gala on Saturday, Sept. 29. With the theme “A Legacy of Caring,” the event also marks the 50th anniversary of the Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine and its continued service […]

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Child with asthma

2-year program is holistic effort to ease asthma in Bexar children

September 20, 2018
 

In budget hearings Sept. 13, the San Antonio City Council approved $751,000 for a two-year pilot program to reduce asthma hospitalizations in high-risk children. The effort’s principal investigator, Mandie Svatek, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics at UT Health San Antonio, said the program is a holistic approach to lowering the city’s childhood asthma burden. “In […]

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UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center to host Biden Cancer Community Summit Sept. 21

September 19, 2018
 

WHAT: UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center is hosting the local meeting of the Biden Cancer Community Summit on Friday, Sept. 21. San Antonio cancer leaders, health care providers, researchers, patients, family members, patient advocates, representatives from cancer-related organizations and the public are invited. The free event will be held Sept. 21. The summit […]

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