News Releases

Professor receives award from American Society of Microbiology

April 13, 2004

John F. Alderete, Ph.D., professor in the department of microbiology, has received the William A. Hinton Research Training Award from the American Society of Microbiology (ASM).

S.A. trauma partnership protects local trauma resources and enhances military preparedness

April 13, 2004

The leaders of institutions operating San Antonio’s three Level I trauma centers and the president of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio recently announced the formation of the Trauma Institute of San Antonio, Texas (TRISAT), an innovative and intensive project to more effectively marshal the region’s Level I trauma resources.

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.