News Releases

Dr. Donly assumes AAPD presidency

June 18, 2019
 

Kevin Donly, D.D.S., M.S, professor and chair of the Department of Developmental Dentistry in the School of Dentistry at UT Health San Antonio, is the new president of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He and other new AAPD officers and trustees were inducted May 26 at the group’s annual meeting in Chicago. Dr. Donly […]

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New chair of radiation oncology named

June 18, 2019
 

Mark Bonnen, M.D., has been named chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology in the Long School of Medicine, effective Sept. 1, announced Robert Hromas, M.D., FACP, dean of the school. Dr. Bonnen joins UT Health San Antonio from Baylor College of Medicine where he founded their department of radiation oncology in 2012. Since 2014, […]

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San Antonio now a Dementia Friendly City

June 15, 2019
 

SAN ANTONIO (June 15, 2019) ― The School of Nursing at UT Health San Antonio announced today that San Antonio has been named a Dementia Friendly City by Dementia Friendly America. Jacqueline M. McGrath, Ph.D., RN, FNAP, FAAN, vice dean for faculty excellence in the School of Nursing, made the announcement during the 9th Annual […]

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Researchers zero in on new class of oral cancer drugs

June 3, 2019
 

Novel agents have potential to break 40-year drought in oral cancer drug development SAN ANTONIO (June 3, 2019) ― Researchers at UT Health San Antonio have identified a potent new class of anti-cancer drugs that target oral cancer cells while leaving other cells unharmed. The new drug class also has shown promise in stopping other […]

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Ramirez to chair Department of Population Health Sciences

May 14, 2019
 

Amelie G. Ramirez, Dr.P.H., founder and director of the Institute for Health Promotion Research at UT Health San Antonio and a leading health disparities researcher, has been named chair of the Department of Population Health Sciences, announced Robert Hromas, M.D., dean of the Long School of Medicine. The appointment is effective June 1. The Department […]

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Research: U.S. Latinos face unaffordable housing, unreliable public transportation and a lack of green space

May 14, 2019
 

Barriers limit Latinos’ access to health-promoting assets like stable housing, medical care and physical activity, but policies and practices are emerging to create affordable housing, reliable public transit and more green spaces to improve Latino health equity. By Cliff Despres Where you live determines how healthy you are. Sadly, U.S. Latinos face unaffordable housing, unreliable […]

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