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Ewing Halsell Distinguished Lecture: Victoria Sweet, M.D., Ph.D.

January 29, 2016

Event date: Thursday, March 17, hear Victoria Sweet, M.D., Ph.D., author of God’s Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital, and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine, at the Health Science Center’s One Community/One Book event.



Check out Newsroom, the Health Science Center’s news source

January 20, 2016

The Department of Marketing, Communications and Media is pleased to unveil the Newsroom, the news source for the university, media and other external constituents.


The Dallas Voice: Making the dentist’s office friendly

January 18, 2016

If going to the dentist makes you nervous, meet Max.  “Max is Dr. Carole Ann Boyd’s standard poodle.  He’s being trained as a service dog and right now, he’s better at hand signals than voice commands. Read the full story at The Dallas Voice


Study shows a urine test can effectively predict high-risk prostate cancer

February 2, 2012

Initial results of a multicenter study involving The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio indicate that two urine-based biomarkers are associated with prostate cancers that are likely to be aggressive and potentially life-threatening among men who take an “active surveillance” approach to manage their disease.


STEER earns national award from Association of Physician Assistant Programs

November 24, 2003

Contact: Will Sansom Phone: 210-567-2570 E-mail: sansom@uthscsa.edu San Antonio (Nov. 25, 2003) – The Association of Physician Assistant Programs (APAP) has  awarded the South Texas Environmental Education and Research (STEER) program with its  distinguished Partnership Award. The APAP bestows the award yearly on outstanding  educational programs whose efforts advance the APAP’s mission and physician assistant […]