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.
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.
December 19, 2003
A new survey of 73 medical school deans in the United States and Puerto Rico reveals that most deans believe the country is short of physicians in at least one specialty and that few of the deans say they have the resources to increase class size.
December 19, 2003
The state’s first volunteer medical reserve unit, the Texas Medical Rangers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC), is getting a $50,000 federal grant to bolster its activities.
December 18, 2003
Every second counts for severely injured and bleeding patients. Stabilizing patients suffering from massive blood loss is a top priority and serious concern for emergency responders at the scene of many motor vehicle collisions and other traumatic injuries.
December 17, 2003
What would a smallpox epidemic look like? What kind of resources would cities need to effectively respond? Representatives of a San Antonio think tank with a federal grant to develop decision-making tools for public health emergencies spoke at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC) Dec. 12 about a model they plan to share with the UTHSC, the city of San Antonio and other response agencies.