The Texan: Texas Receives $104 Million Federal Grant to Fight Opioid Epidemic

October 22, 2020

Jennifer Potter, PhD, MPH, and the $12 million grantt she received to fight the opioid epidemic, are mentioned in this story. Dr. Potter is a professor of psychiatry, vice dean for research in the School of Medicine and associate vice president for South Texas Public Health Initiatives. Read the story.

Three leadership announcements

September 28, 2020

President William L. Henrich, MD, MACP, announces the promotion or appointment of three outstanding individuals at UT Health San Antonio.

News 4: With overdoses rising, local opioid task force fights for funding

June 22, 2020

Dr. Jennifer Sharpe Potter, PhD, MPH, professor of psychiatry and vice dean for research in the Long School of Medicine, says it’s not surprising to see the uptick in opioid overdoses during the COVID-19 pandemic. She explains the pandemic brought two key ingredients that can lead to overdoses: social isolation and financial woes. Her team […]