San Antonio Express-News: Commentary: After the storm, a focus on meeting basic needs

March 1, 2021

By Drs. Barbara Robles-Ramamurthy and Jessica Sandoval, submitted to the San Antonio Express-News as an opinion piece and published on Feb. 26, 2021. Our community has been torn with stress and uncertainty in the past 12 months. A global, deadly pandemic. An awakening to racial injustice present for centuries. And now a deadly winter storm, […]

AAMC: How we’re failing children of color during COVID-19

February 24, 2021

Barbara Robles-Ramamurthy, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, wrote of her witnessing the devastating mental health challenges faced by children of color, only emphasized by more COVID-19 infections and deaths, in an opinion piece published by the Association of American Medical Colleges. Read the commentary.

Texas Public Radio: Drug overdoses spiked during the pandemic. What’s fueling the surge?

January 14, 2021

Dr. Jennifer Potter, Psychiatry/vice dean for research, was a featured guest during the noon hour Jan. 14 on Texas Public Radio’s “The Source” regarding the fact that, when the U.S. was already experiencing its deadliest drug overdose epidemic pre-pandemic,  now, exacerbated by the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, evidence suggests the overdose death toll is on track […]