General News

School of Nursing ranked 3rd in Texas for undergraduate nursing programs

September 24, 2021

U.S. News & World Report has announced its rankings for the Best Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Programs, with UT Health San Antonio’s School of Nursing coming in at 43rd out of 694 programs. This is the first time U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges rankings have included a special category for undergraduate […]


Sudha Seshadri, MD

UT Health San Antonio researcher dedicates life to transforming Alzheimer’s care and seeking cures

September 20, 2021

Sudha Seshadri, MD, professor of neurology and the founding director of the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases, has a superb reputation in both science and clinical care and is a recognized thought leader in Alzheimer’s disease.



Q&A: On Transforming Diagnosis, Treatment and Follow-Up Care for Hematological Cancers

September 9, 2021

A conversation with Dr. Anand Karnad about hematological cancers, and research, treatment and patient care at UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center.   Anand Karnad, MD, joined the Mays Cancer Center, home to UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, in 2004. His clinical practice and research focuses on malignant disorders of […]



Trauma surgeon’s invention redesigns antiquated technology aimed to save lives

September 9, 2021

Frustrated with the outdated technology he found throughout his medical and military surgical career, Ramon Cestero, MD, MBA, FACS, FCCM, trauma surgeon and clinical professor in the Department of Surgery, invented a new design for an abdominal surgical retractor, helping to advance surgical procedures and improve patient outcomes. Dr. Cestero served as an active-duty U.S. […]



PatientEngagementHIT.com: Racial disparities in health care spending point to care access snags

August 19, 2021

Dr. Amelie G. Ramirez, Population Health Sciences, Salud America! and the Institute for Health Promotion Research, is quoted in this article about a new study that found that white Americans spend disproportionately more than people of color for health care services in the United States. Dr. Ramirez said Latinos in particular often lack access to […]



Jillian’s Leap: Williams, who beat Ewing sarcoma with help from San Antonio and Houston medical teams, is going for the gold in Tokyo Paralympics

August 16, 2021

Media contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu Katrina Burton, 713-792-8034, kburton@mdanderson.org Shelley Kofler, 512-294-5224, shelley.kofler@uhs-sa.com SAN ANTONIO and HOUSTON (Aug. 16, 2021) – Making a difference by being different. USA Paralympics sitting volleyball player Jillian Williams strives to live by that principle every day, and it’s a motto she will carry with her in Tokyo at […]