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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.


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.