Program empowers San Antonians to increase health literacy

May 13, 2022

Health Confianza inspires trust and confidence to make decisions Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (May 13, 2022) — A stalwart team at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) is engaging health care providers, community members and organizations to improve health literacy and increase the public’s trust […]

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Small fraction of eligible Texas clinicians prescribing lifesaving medications for opioid use disorder

May 12, 2022

Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (May 12, 2022) — Despite scientific evidence that the medication buprenorphine/naloxone (or Suboxone) effectively treats opioid use disorder (OUD), only one-sixth of Texas clinicians surveyed in 2019 and early 2020 said they were prescribing the lifesaving medication, according to a study from The University of Texas Health Science Center […]

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UT Health San Antonio appoints Dr. Sonya Renae Hardin as dean of the School of Nursing

May 10, 2022

Contact: Steven Lee, 210-450-3823, lees22@uthscsa.edu Louisville nursing school dean brings broad academic, patient care, research skills SAN ANTONIO – Sonya Renae Hardin, PhD, MBA/MHA, CCRN, NP-C, FAAN, currently a tenured professor and dean of the School of Nursing at the University of Louisville, has been appointed dean of the UT Health San Antonio School of […]




Resilient, adaptive, maladaptive responses: an emerging paradigm to explain allergy severity

May 6, 2022

UT Health San Antonio-VA team studies airway lining integrity and inflammation balance in controlled chamber Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (May 6, 2022) — Allergies, including asthma, impose a significant health burden on society. Allergies are the sixth most common cause of chronic illness and are among the top health conditions in children. There […]

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UT Health San Antonio to graduate 1,000 health care providers and scientists

May 4, 2022

Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (May 4, 2022) — More than 1,000 students — 807 in May and 224 this summer — have applied to graduate from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, also referred to as UT Health San Antonio. The university’s institutional research office provided these preliminary figures. […]

Graduates celebrate at the 2021 UT Health San Antonio commencement ceremony.