Learn how to ‘Improve Health and Delay Aging’ at free UT Health event March 4 in Laredo

Regional Campus in Laredo


The Laredo community is invited to learn how to “Improve Health and Delay Aging” at a special event featuring healthy tips, hands-on demonstrations and guest speaker Dr. Fernando Sanchez, a Laredo neurologist. The free conference is part of the annual “Stay Healthier Longer” series presented each spring by the Laredo Regional Campus of UT Health San Antonio™, formerly known as the UT Health Science Center San Antonio.

WHEN:                        Saturday, March 4, 2017 

8-10 a.m.:                   Healthy tips and hands-on demonstrations

10:30 a.m.-noon:    Dr. Fernando Sanchez’s presentation: “Transform Yourself as You Age with New Technology.”

 WHERE:                     UT Health San Antonio’s Regional Campus in Laredo, 1937 E. Bustamante St.

 WHO:    Spanish and English spokespersons are available for interview

Dr. Gladys Keene, dean of the Regional Campus, can discuss the event overall and the collaboration among community partners participating in the event.

Dr. Fernando Sanchez is a neurologist who has been in private practice since 1997. He is affiliated with Laredo Medical Center. His private practice involves general neurology, clinical neurophysiology and neurosonology. At the hospital, he practices emergency and critical care neurology.

Dr. Sanchez graduated with both a bachelor’s degree in public health and a medical degree from Universidad de Guadalajara. He completed residencies in internal medicine from New York Medical College at Cabrini Medical Center and neurology from New York University Medical Center in New York, where he was chief resident of neurology. He also completed a fellowship in electromyography, clinical neurophysiology and neuromuscular diseases from Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, New York. He is board certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

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