News Releases

William Henrich, Carole White, Mary Lou Rodriguez and Ron Nirenberg

Community discusses caring approach for people living with dementia, caregivers

October 22, 2018

SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 22, 2018) ― More than 250 people attended a community town hall Oct. 4 to raise awareness about dementia, family caregiving and how San Antonio can become a dementia-friendly community. UT Health San Antonio hosted the town hall. President William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, said San Antonio’s high number of retirees puts the […]

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Dr. Ildiko Agoston

UT Health San Antonio offers Women’s Comprehensive Health Conference Nov. 10

October 17, 2018

SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 17, 2018) ― UT Health San Antonio is holding its fourth annual Women’s Comprehensive Health Conference. The conference will be held from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 10, at the Witte Museum, 2801 Broadway. The conference includes breakfast, health screenings, powerful testimonies, expert health advice and small group discussions with UT Health […]

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Dr. Robert L. Ferrer

Dr. Robert Ferrer, researcher at the interface of primary care and public health, elected to National Academy of Medicine

October 15, 2018

Robert L. Ferrer, M.D., M.P.H., of UT Health San Antonio has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine, the academy announced Oct. 15. Dr. Ferrer, recognized for his work in community health, is the eighth faculty member in UT Health San Antonio history to attain this distinction. “I’m honored and delighted to be […]

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Dr. Peter Loomer named dean of the School of Dentistry

October 10, 2018

SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 10, 2018) ― Dr. Peter Loomer from New York University College of Dentistry has been named dean of the School of Dentistry at UT Health San Antonio. William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, president of UT Health San Antonio, announced the new dean ‘s selection Oct. 8. Dr. Loomer currently serves as chair of […]

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School of Nursing receives $2.5 million for new BSN specialized in primary care

October 9, 2018

SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 9, 2018) ― The School of Nursing at UT Health San Antonio has received a $2.5 million grant to offer a bachelor’s degree specialized in primary care. The four-year grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration began July 1, with classes starting in summer 2019. The program, within the traditional Bachelor […]

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President’s Gala raises more than $500,000

October 3, 2018

SAN ANTONIO (Oct. 3, 2018) ― UT Health San Antonio honored philanthropists Peggy and Lowry Mays at the annual President’s Gala on Saturday, Sept. 29. A record attendance of nearly 1,800 guests helped raise more than $500,000 to establish the Peggy and Lowry Mays Patient Care Endowment. The endowment will support the Patient Supportive Care […]

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