WHAT: William L. Henrich, M.D., M.A.C.P., president of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, leads a news conference announcing the opening of the Medical Arts & Research Center (MARC), the new home of UT Medicine San Antonio.
All of the more than 700 doctors in the UT Medicine clinical practice are faculty members in the School of Medicine. Through UT Medicine, patients can see the same doctors who make discoveries of worldwide significance while training the next generation of health care providers.
The eight-story, 286,000-square-foot MARC brings together many of the UT Medicine doctors who previously saw patients in various locations around San Antonio.
WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 22, at 10 a.m.
WHERE: The main lobby of the MARC at 8300 Floyd Curl Drive, 78229.
WHO: In addition to Dr. Henrich, the news conference will feature Thomas C. Mayes, president and CEO of UT Medicine. Glenn A. Halff, M.D., interim dean of the School of Medicine, will be present..
NOTES: After remarks from Drs. Henrich and Mayes, news media will have the opportunity to take photographs and video of doctors and patients in clinical settings. Carlos R. Jaén, M.D., Ph.D., chairman of the Department of Family & Community Medicine, will be available for Spanish-language interviews.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is the leading research institution in South Texas and one of the major health sciences universities in the world. With an operating budget of $668 million, the Health Science Center is the chief catalyst for the $16.3 billion biosciences and health care sector in San Antonio’s economy. The Health Science Center has had an estimated $36 billion impact on the region since inception and has expanded to six campuses in San Antonio, Laredo, Harlingen and Edinburg. More than 25,600 graduates (physicians, dentists, nurses, scientists and other health professionals) serve in their fields, including many in Texas. Health Science Center faculty are international leaders in cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, aging, stroke prevention, kidney disease, orthopaedics, research imaging, transplant surgery, psychiatry and clinical neurosciences, pain management, genetics, nursing, dentistry and many other fields. For more information, visit www.uthscsa.edu.