Education

Giant periodic-table unveiled

KENS 5: Giant periodic table unveiled

March 3, 2016
 

Graduate students from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and the Voelcker Biosciences Teacher Academy are working with more than 100 K-12 schools in the San Antonio area to create what is believed to be the largest periodic table in the world.

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Barbara Quillin, M.P.A.S.

Quillin named Educator of the Year by physician assistants academy

February 29, 2016
 

Barbara Quillin, M.P.A.S., program director for the Physician Assistant (PA) Studies program in the School of Health Professions, has been named Educator of the Year by the Texas Academy of Physician Assistants.

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Josh Hanson

New assistant dean named for School of Medicine

February 22, 2016
 

Joshua Hanson, M.D., M.P.H., has been named assistant dean for student affairs in the School of Medicine. He has served as interim dean since April 2014.

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Health Science Center leadership joined in the announcement of the Pathways Scholarships.

Gift to Alamo Colleges creates pipeline for future HSC students

February 18, 2016
 

A major gift to higher education will create a pathway for students from under-served communities in San Antonio to begin with Alamo Colleges and then transfer to partner universities, including the Health Science Center.

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OT students, Boys, Girls Club

Students introduce health care fields to Boys and Girls Club

February 17, 2016
 

More than 50 Health Science Center students from the schools of medicine, nursing, dentistry and health professions participated last month in a four-day health care careers pilot program with the Boys and Girls Club of San Antonio. The program, the first partnership of its kind between the Health Science Center and the STEM program of […]

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Omid Rahimi, ALTC

KSAT 12: New UT Health Science Center facility features 3-D technology

February 17, 2016
 

The new Academic Learning and Teaching Center at the UT Health Science Center is composed of 33 interactive classrooms featuring 3-D technology. Inside the new Digital Anatomy Lab, students can take a closer look at a patient’s data. “We can virtually rotate the body,” said Dr. Omid Rahimi, director of the human anatomy program. See […]

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