2-year program is holistic effort to ease asthma in Bexar children

September 20, 2018

In budget hearings Sept. 13, the San Antonio City Council approved $751,000 for a two-year pilot program to reduce asthma hospitalizations in high-risk children. The effort’s principal investigator, Mandie Svatek, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics at UT Health San Antonio, said the program is a holistic approach to lowering the city’s childhood asthma burden. “In […]

San Antonio Express-News: Bexar child asthma problems worsen

February 19, 2018

Dr. Mandie Svatek, an assistant professor of pediatrics, was featured in the article about Bexar County’s asthma task force,

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Express-News: Kids educated on how to control their asthma

July 26, 2016

UT Health Science Center faculty and staff hold an Asthma Boot Camp at the Doseum.

Asthma Boot Camp

Free Asthma Boot Camp a fun way for kids to take charge of their asthma

July 12, 2016

SAN ANTONIO (July 12, 2016) — The UT Health Science Center San Antonio is holding a free Asthma Boot Camp from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, July 25. The camp will be held at the DoSeum, San Antonio’s Museum for Kids, at 2800 Broadway.  The camp is for children ages 7-12 diagnosed with […]

News 4: UT Health Science Center hosting free asthma boot camp

July 1, 2016

If your child has asthma, they are invited to a free asthma boot camp happening this month. Watch the full story at News 4

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Summer’s not the time to take a break from asthma, diabetes care

June 27, 2016

During the summer months, various factors may result in ED visits by asthmatics and diabetics, said Rosemarie Ramos, Ph.D., M.P.H., of the School of Medicine at the Health Science Center.