New hospital will feature museum-quality artwork by local, regional artists

June 26, 2024

  Spending time in and out of hospitals as a child with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, Kate Sheerin is well acquainted with the lack of good art on hospital walls. “I remember one room I spent a lot of time in looking at Raggedy Ann and Andy over and over. It’s almost the only thing I […]

$11 million NIH grant awarded for five-year investigation of novel oral chlamydia vaccine

May 2, 2024

The study of a novel oral vaccine that could protect against chlamydia infection received more than $11 million in National Institutes of Health funding through a five-year U01 grant in April 2024. “We are excited about receiving the U01 award because it will enable us to move our basic microbiology and immunology bench research work […]

UT Health San Antonio offers new services in Converse

September 28, 2023

UT Health San Antonio is now offering obstetrics and gynecology services and maternal-fetal medicine services in Converse at a shared site with University Health. Specialists are equipped to care for women through healthy and high-risk pregnancies. Kristen Plastino, MD, vice chair for clinical operations, and other officials at the ribbon cutting shared information about providing […]

UT Health San Antonio Primary Care Center executive director appointed to National Committee on Primary Care

September 15, 2023

Ramon S. Cancino, MD, MBA, MS, FAAFP, executive director of the UT Health San Antonio Primary Care Center and senior medical director of medical management, has recently been appointed to The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s (NASEM) Standing Committee on Primary Care. The committee consists of primary care, research and policy experts, whose […]

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