News Releases

World Health Day on April 7 focuses on deadly roads

April 6, 2004

Ours is a fast-paced and mobile society. We motor at dizzying speeds to keep our busy schedules and put our nation’s children at risk in the process.


Professor appointed to Texas Cancer Council

April 6, 2004

Lloyd Croft, D.D.S., clinical associate professor of periodontics, has been appointed as the first dentist to serve on the Texas Cancer Council (TCC).


Texas Radiological Society to honor S.A. medical physicist

April 6, 2004

Louis B. Levy, a prominent medical physicist who earned his Ph.D. in biophysics from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 1974, will receive the Gold Medal Award at the Texas Radiological Society’s annual scientific meeting April 16 in Dallas.


Spring is here … and so are seasonal triggers for asthma

March 30, 2004

San Antonio this month made the list of the 100 Worst U.S. Asthma Cities, coming in at No. 81.


Escalante appointed to NIH rehabilitation research committee

March 30, 2004

Agustín Escalante, M.D., professor of medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, has been appointed to a three-year term on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Function, Integration and Rehabilitation Sciences Subcommittee.


Miller named to San Antonio Women’s Hall of Fame

March 30, 2004

San Antonio (March 30, 2004) – Claudia S. Miller, M.D., M.S., associate professor of family and community medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, was inducted into the San Antonio Women’s Celebration and Hall of Fame March 24.