SAN ANTONIO (Dec. 2, 2010) — Valerie Pronio-Stelluto, M.D., of West Roxbury, Mass., recently was installed as president of the School of Medicine Alumni Association at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. She is a 1990 alumna of the School of Medicine.
Dr. Pronio-Stelluto is assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, director of medical student education at Mount Auburn Hospital and a Harvard Macy Institute Scholar. This spring, she received the Harvard Medical School AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) Humanism in Medicine Award. In addition, at the Harvard Medical School commencement in May, she received the 2010 Leonard Tow Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award and was named best clinical instructor at Mount Auburn Hospital.
Dr. Pronio-Stelluto is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) and has won many other teaching and mentoring awards. She succeeds Larry Holly, M.D., of Beaumont, Texas, who served as president of the School of Medicine Alumni Association in San Antonio from 2006 to 2010.
The School of Medicine Alumni Association presented the 2010 Distinguished Alumni Award to Everardo Cobos, M.D., a 1981 alumnus. Dr. Cobos is professor, associate dean for oncology programs and division chief of oncology/hematology at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in Lubbock.
UT Medicine San Antonio is the clinical practice of the School of Medicine at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio. With more than 700 doctors – all faculty from the School of Medicine – UT Medicine is the largest medical practice in Central and South Texas, with expertise in more than 60 different branches of medicine. Primary care doctors and specialists see patients in private practice at UT Medicine’s clinical home, the Medical Arts & Research Center (MARC), located in the South Texas Medical Center at 8300 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio 78229. Most major health plans are accepted, and there are clinics and physicians at several local and regional hospitals, including CHRISTUS Santa Rosa, University Hospital and Baptist Medical Center. Call (210) 450-9000 to schedule an appointment, or visit the Web site at www.UTMedicine.org for a complete listing of clinics and phone numbers.