NBC LX News: The Looming Crisis of Texas Rural Hospitals

June 12, 2023

Cindy Sickora, DNP, RN, FAAN, clinical professor and vice dean of practice and engagement at the UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing, was interviewed by NBC LX News about the School of Nursing mobile health unit and the importance of providing primary care to rural and underserved communities.   Watch Now


Amelie Ramirez named to San Antonio Women’s Hall of Fame

March 6, 2023

  Amelie Ramirez, DrPH, MPH, leader of Salud America! at UT Health San Antonio, is among 15 new inductees to the San Antonio Women’s Hall of Fame. The San Antonio Women’s Hall of Fame has annually inducted women from Bexar and surrounding counties who have shaped the future of San Antonio and paved the way for women […]





UT Health San Antonio selected for $3 million grant to train community health workers in South Texas

November 17, 2022

Goal is to increase workforce to serve marginalized populations, rural communities Contact: Will Sansom, 210-567-2579, sansom@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO (Nov. 17, 2022) — The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio will leverage a three-year, $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to train […]

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Mays Cancer Center awarded American Cancer Society grant to boost individualized, timely, equitable care

November 14, 2022

Mays Cancer Center at UT Health San Antonio has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the American Cancer Society to enhance individualized, timely and equitable access to care for cancer patients and their families. The effort will feature use of an innovative mobile app to provide nutritional support and real-time symptom management to patients undergoing anti-cancer treatment, particularly the underserved and those living long distances from the clinic.




Noted lupus researcher receives UT System Faculty STARs award

September 29, 2022

The University of Texas System has awarded Laurence Morel, PhD, with a Faculty Science and Technology Acquisition and Retention (STARs) award in the amount of $1.4 million to establish a new research laboratory and program at UT Health San Antonio focused on systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Dr. Morel, a noted SLE researcher, joined the institution […]