News Releases

Historic Palmaz Stent® displayed at Smithsonian

November 4, 2003

The world’s most successful medical device, the Palmaz Stent®, was part of a special presentation this fall at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C.


Ladies Auxiliary VFW awards grant to UTHSC professor

November 4, 2003

Charles R. Thomas Jr., M.D., vice chairman and associate professor in the department of radiation oncology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC), received a $15,000 grant from the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars for his research of radiation therapy for lung and esophageal cancer.


UTHSC professor honored by Hispanic Dental Association

November 4, 2003

The Board of Trustees and members of the Hispanic Dental Association (HDA) have awarded Ramon Baez, D.D.S., M.P.H., professor in the Department of General Dentistry and Community Dentistry at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC), the HDA’s Recognition of Excellence award.


UTHSC faculty to appear on Radio Unica health shows Nov. 1 and 8

October 31, 2003

Listeners to San Antonio’s Radio Unica station, 1250 AM, will get a special treat this weekend and next. Radio Unica 1250 AM will broadcast two one-hour health shows in Spanish at noon Saturday, Nov. 1, and Saturday, Nov. 8.


Free Latino health fair to include information on Alzheimer’s

October 30, 2003

“Celebrando La Salud de la Familia Hispana,” a health fair featuring information about Alzheimer’s disease, is set for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, at the Villita Assembly Building, 401 Villita St. in San Antonio.


UTHSC dentist who overcame oral challenges now serves others

October 28, 2003

At first glance, you might wonder why young Texas dentist Sarah Tevis won a trip to New York to appear on a national TV show.