News Releases

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.


Fulbright scholar visits Health Science Center

March 2, 2004

Tatia Mei Chun Lee, Ph.D., associate professor in the department of psychology at The University of Hong Kong, is visiting The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio from March to August 2004 as a recipient of a Fulbright Scholar Program grant.


400 leaders dedicate Children’s Cancer Research Institute

March 2, 2004

More than 400 community leaders, elected officials, university regents, and faculty and staff ushered in a new era of South Texas cancer research Feb. 24 at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio with the dedication of the Children’s Cancer Research Institute (CCRI), a $50 million research facility anchored by the principle that childhood cancer is an excellent model for studying cancer in general.


Dental hygiene chairman receives Mentor of the Year Award

February 23, 2004

Juanita Wallace, Ph.D, R.D.H., associate professor and chairman of dental hygiene at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, has received one of three Mentor of the Year Awards.