News Releases

New state research academy to bolster collaborations

January 13, 2004

Research institutions that maximize collaborations with peers stand a better chance of attracting federal funding, said Dr. Francisco G. Cigarroa, president, who participated in a conference where U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison announced a major new project to beef up Texas’ research funding.


Influenza presentation offers look at disease, past and present

January 12, 2004

“Influenza: Past and Present” is the topic of a presentation Thursday, Jan. 15, at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Admission is free and the public is invited.


‘Listening to Prozac’ author to speak at Health Science Center

January 12, 2004

The Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio will present “A Dialogue with Peter Kramer” at 5 p.m. today (Jan. 12) in Lecture Hall 3.104A near the Health Science Center’s Briscoe Library. The address is 7703 Floyd Curl Drive in the South Texas Medical Center.


Respiratory care program ranks No. 2 in U.S. survey

January 12, 2004

The respiratory care education program at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC) is one of the best programs of its type in the country, according to a “coaches’ poll” published recently in the American Association for Respiratory Care Education Section Bulletin.


Neonatologist is 1st woman president of Bexar medical society

January 12, 2004

Rajam Ramamurthy, M.D., professor of pediatrics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC), was installed Jan. 9 as the first woman president of the 4,000-member Bexar County Medical Society, one of Texas’ oldest and largest medical societies. She said the top priority for her yearlong presidency of the 151-year-old society will be bringing organizations together to examine the issue of health care access, especially for children.


Timboe may head tsunami health response delegation for Project HOPE

January 6, 2004

Harold L. Timboe, M.D., M.P.H., assistant vice president for research administration and initiatives at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and former commander of Brooke Army Medical Center and Walter Reed Army Medical Center, soon may head a volunteer delegation of health providers assisting victims of the tsunami disaster, the Health Science Center announced today.