News Releases

UTHSC alumnus, wine expert gives talk to benefit P.I. Nixon Medical Historical Library

October 27, 2003

The public is invited to the Friends of the P. I. Nixon Medical Historical Library’s 33rd annual meeting to be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, on the fifth floor of the Briscoe Library at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC), 7703 Floyd Curl Drive.


UTHSC professor wins award from American Dental Association

October 27, 2003

Spencer Redding, D.D.S., professor in the general dentistry department at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC), will receive a Golden Apple award for outstanding mentoring of dental students interested in academic careers at the postdoctoral level.


President Cigarroa named 2003 Trendsetter by Hispanic magazine

October 27, 2003

Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., president of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC), is featured as a 2003 Trendsetter in the November issue of Hispanic magazine.


Nanotechnology promises brave new era of vascular interventions

October 24, 2003

Isaac Asimov’s “Fantastic Voyage” of the 1960s envisioned a day of surgical miniaturization when a submarine would cruise inside the body making repairs as needed.


Baez is elected president of the Hispanic Dental Association

October 21, 2003

Martha Baez, R.D.H., M.P.H, assistant professor of community dentistry at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC), took office as president of the Hispanic Dental Association (HDA) for the year 2003-2004.


UTHSC honors Calhoon family with endowed professorship

October 21, 2003

A family that has produced five outstanding surgeons – including John H. Calhoon, M.D., the current head of cardiothoracic surgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC) – was recognized with the creation of an endowed chair of excellence Oct. 16 at the Health Science Center.