School of Health Professions

Presidential Award winners 2019

2019 Presidential Award winners recognized

March 8, 2019

View the Presidential Awards video Linked by what President William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, called a common “desire to contribute in a unique and meaningful way for the benefit of others,” extraordinary members of the faculty and staff were honored March 7 with Presidential Awards from UT Health San Antonio. The 17 individuals and one […]

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Dr. Miramontes named EMS medical director of the year

March 5, 2019

David Miramontes, M.D., assistant professor/clinical in the Department of Emergency Health Sciences and medical director for the San Antonio Fire Department, was named the EMS Medical Director of the Year by the U.S. Metropolitan Municipalites EMS Medical Directors Consortium during its annual EMS State of the Science Conference in Dallas on March 2. The award […]

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Health professions students buddy up at special needs “prom”

March 4, 2019

Health professions students take on the role of “buddy” at Morgan’s Wonderland in San Antonio for attendees of the Tim Tebow Foundation’s Night to Shine.

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School of Health Professions names associate dean for research

February 13, 2019

Timothy A. Reistetter, Ph.D., OTR, FAOTA, has been named the associate dean for research in the School of Health Professions, announced the dean of the school, David C. Shelledy, Ph.D.

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graduates of the Schools of Health Professions and Nursing celebrate

Two schools share historic moment

December 18, 2018

In its 50-year history, UT Health San Antonio has celebrated about 300 graduation ceremonies. But on Dec. 16, there was a new first. It was the first time graduates of two professional schools and two health care disciplines walked across the stage at the same ceremony. The schools of Health Professions and Nursing graduated 391 […]

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School of Health Professions offering occupational therapy doctorate

November 26, 2018

UT Health San Antonio is leading the way as the first state-supported educational program in Texas to offer such a degree

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