News Releases

Health Science Center celebrates lifesaving device’s FDA approval

March 16, 2004

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is proud to have assisted in the development of the EZ-IO™ system for infusing medications, blood and fluids in emergency situations, Health Science Center President Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., said today.


Health Science Center School of Nursing students to Race for Cure

March 9, 2004

They listened to Eileen Lundin, who chronicled the challenges of life after breast cancer.


Researchers honored with Innovation in Oral Care Award

March 9, 2004

A team from the Dental School and School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is one of only four groups worldwide to win the 2004 Innovation in Oral Care Award, which will be conferred this week by the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) and GlaxoSmithKline.


President Bush reappoints Cigarroa to National Medal of Science panel

March 9, 2004

President George W. Bush has reappointed Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., president of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, to be a member of the President’s Committee on the National Medal of Science.


Untrained bystanders encouraged to do compressions only

March 5, 2004

It’s something none of us wants to face – being the closest bystander when someone’s heart stops.


Radio host to chronicle struggle with voice disorder; public invited

March 2, 2004

The public is invited to a free and inspiring session with National Public Radio talk show host Diane Rehm as she discusses her struggles with a voice disorder and memories of childhood abuse.