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Sonia Lopez and Judith Villareal

The big picture is a sum of all the little details

August 9, 2019
 

It sounds like a minor detail. But the next time you go to class or to a meeting or event at UT Health San Antonio, are people left standing or does everyone have a desk or chair? Do the microphone and AV equipment work? Is the room size-appropriate and functional? It’s not a coincidence. Meet […]

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Stewards of the P.I. Nixon Library

June 28, 2019
 

By Brandon Armstead Tucked away on the fifth floor of the Briscoe Library is a room with large windows on its double doors. This allows one to see several objects, including a rhinestone-studded skeleton, sepia portrait of a distinguished gentleman and an entire wall of books. Here, you will meet Andrea Schorr, head of resource […]

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Making lives better: one smile at a time

May 21, 2019
 

It’s 9 a.m. and there’s already a long line of students forming in front of a metal-framed window on the third floor of UT Health San Antonio’s School of Dentistry. Peering out the window and likely smiling are two of the most inspiring and helpful people on campus. Welcome to the DS-1 and DS-2 Sim […]

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Nurses Week 2019

May 8, 2019
 

In honor of Nurse’s Week, the nursing students of UT Health San Antonio are giving thanks to the influential nurses who helped shape their lives. Our university is lucky to have such talented mentors to guide the next generation of nurses. Show your appreciation to a nurse this week, from May 6th to May 12th!

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Body Positivity: Conscious Effort Required

May 8, 2019
 

It is estimated that nearly 30 million Americans will struggle with an eating disorder in their lifetime, and millions of others will face food and body image issues, causing negative impacts on their health. In recent months, the Student Counseling Center at UT Health San Antonio has brought awareness to eating disorders within the organization’s […]

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How the #TheatreCapChallenge is improving patient safety

May 1, 2019
 

For the past year, the #TheatreCapChallenge has made its way into hospitals across the globe with one simple, yet profound goal: to improve patient safety. In an always-changing hospital environment, it can be difficult to remember everyone’s name and role during surgery. But when every second counts, you can’t afford to waste time trying to […]

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