News Releases

President Cigarroa named 2003 Trendsetter by Hispanic magazine

October 27, 2003

Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., president of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC), is featured as a 2003 Trendsetter in the November issue of Hispanic magazine.


Nanotechnology promises brave new era of vascular interventions

October 24, 2003

Isaac Asimov’s “Fantastic Voyage” of the 1960s envisioned a day of surgical miniaturization when a submarine would cruise inside the body making repairs as needed.


Baez is elected president of the Hispanic Dental Association

October 21, 2003

Martha Baez, R.D.H., M.P.H, assistant professor of community dentistry at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC), took office as president of the Hispanic Dental Association (HDA) for the year 2003-2004.


UTHSC honors Calhoon family with endowed professorship

October 21, 2003

A family that has produced five outstanding surgeons – including John H. Calhoon, M.D., the current head of cardiothoracic surgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC) – was recognized with the creation of an endowed chair of excellence Oct. 16 at the Health Science Center.


Prostate cancer program participants to get free Alamo Bowl tickets

October 16, 2003

Go on the offensive against prostate cancer this fall and you’ll receive two free tickets to the 2003 MasterCard Alamo Bowl.


San Antonio Life Sciences Institute co-directors named

October 7, 2003

The San Antonio Life Sciences Institute (SALSI), a new collaboration of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and The University of Texas at San Antonio, is taking shape with appointment of co-directors and formation of a panel to evaluate SALSI research proposals.