News Releases


West Texas optometrist, a Lions Clubs district governor, donates equipment to ophthalmology

April 12, 2021

Javier Morales, OD, a practicing optometrist from Odessa and governor of District 2-T3 of Lions Clubs International, visited the UT Health San Antonio ophthalmology clinic at the Texas Diabetes Institute on March 29 to make a very important delivery: the gift of an electrophysiology test unit. The roll cart system can be moved from one […]



Sports Medicine

UT Health San Antonio, UTSA develop strategic partnership to advance health and wellness initiatives

April 7, 2021

Efforts include site of new medical care facility for San Antonians and comprehensive sports medicine program for UTSA student-athletes.   UT Health San Antonio contact: Steven Lee, 210-450-3823, lees22@uthscsa.edu UTSA contact: Courtney Clevenger, 210-238-9370, courtney.clevenger@utsa.edu SAN ANTONIO, April 7, 2021 – The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (also known as UT […]




UT Health San Antonio to build major outpatient facility, expanding leading-edge care to fast-growing community

April 6, 2021

Contact: Steven Lee, 210-450-3823, lees22@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO, April 6, 2021 – The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, known as UT Health San Antonio, will build a major community outpatient center on the Park West Campus of The University of Texas at San Antonio, bringing much-needed primary and specialty care, and surgical […]



obesity, weight loss

UT Health San Antonio research team tackles childhood obesity with five-year, $1 million grant from Baptist Health Foundation

April 1, 2021

By Steven Lee A research team at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, also known as UT Health San Antonio, seeks to prevent Hispanic childhood obesity with the help of a five-year, $1 million grant from Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio. The potentially groundbreaking research led by principal investigator Lily […]



Long School of Medicine named a Top 50 medical school by U.S. News & World Report

April 1, 2021

Media contact: Will Sansom, sansom@uthscsa.edu, (210) 567-2579 SAN ANTONIO, April 1, 2021 — For the first time in its history, the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio was named a top 50 medical school in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Grad […]



‘An exciting day for health care in our region’ — cornerstone unveiled for $430 million UT Health San Antonio hospital

March 29, 2021

SAN ANTONIO, March 29, 2021 — The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio today broke ground and unveiled the cornerstone for the UT Health San Antonio Multispecialty and Research Hospital, a destination center for research and treatment of cancer and other complex diseases that disproportionately impact the people of South Texas. In […]