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Dr. Maria Lopez Howell, first woman to receive the Academy of Operative Dentistry Award of Excellence: Her reflections on a successful career

April 6, 2018

UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry Alumna, Dr. Maria Lopez Howell, is the first woman to receive the Academy of Operative Dentistry Award of Excellence. Being the first woman had not crossed her mind initially, but she realized that she needed to give it importance. “I feel that it is time for the women […]



A day of anticipation and celebration: Match Day 2018

March 22, 2018

Friday, March 16, was Match Day where over 200 fourth-year medical students from UT Health San Antonio’s Long School of Medicine anxiously awaited for their names to be called to the stage. As visitors walked into John T. Floore Country Store in Helotes, where the event was held, they were met with an unequivocal buzz of […]



President Henrich recalls his perfect match #MatchThrowback

March 16, 2018

“Relax. It works out just fine,” he tells the new Match Day participants.



Small patient, big questions

December 9, 2015

Luke Castellanos seemed no worse for wear as he sat with his parents in a room at University Hospital recently, just a few days before his fourth birthday, posing for pictures and playing with a new stuffed dog. Luke, the youngest of five, was born prematurely, at 30 weeks gestation, and has Down Syndrome. He’s […]