Infectious Diseases

Dr. Patterson honored by epidemiology society

October 9, 2018

The SHEA Lectureship award is given annually to recognize the career contributions of a senior investigator in health care epidemiology and infection prevention and control.

KSAT 12: The Doctor Is In: Getting what you give

June 27, 2017

Dr. Barbara Taylor’s work with HIV in San Antonio has provided her not only with opportunities to prevent the spread of the disease, but it also gave her a welcoming community. View the story

KSAT 12: Study: HIV positive Hispanics have higher risk of obesity, diabetes

September 1, 2016

Having spent 15 years working in the Dominican Republic among Hispanics living with HIV, Dr. Barbara Taylor, an expert in infectious diseases, said her latest study shows there’s an increased risk for obesity and diabetes. Watch the full story at KSAT 12

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Community invited to participate in national health care improvement conference

August 23, 2016

San Antonio area residents will have the opportunity to contribute to improving patient safety and the quality of health care at a national conference sponsored by the School of Nursing of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio. The “Conference on Community Engagement and Healthcare Improvement” will take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 2-4, at the Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk hotel, 111 E. Pecan, in downtown San Antonio.

News 4: Doctors: Low risk of infection from bacteria in Gulf of Mexico

July 5, 2016

You’ve seen the pictures of flesh-eating bacteria making the rounds on social media. You’ve probably also heard the stories saying, ‘Avoid coastal waters’. But local doctors explain what you need to know to be able to enjoy that visit to Texas beaches. The gruesome pictures you’ve been seeing are from what doctors call a more […]

Fox 29: ‘Super germs’ a growing problem in America

July 5, 2016

There’s growing concern sweeping the country about what’s being called “super germs.” They are bacterial infections that have become resistant to most available treatment options. “Unfortunately, we are starting to see more cases of these drug resistant bacteria or super bugs in the United States,” said Dr. Jason Bowling, an infectious diseases doctor at UT Health […]