Military Medicine

Military Health Institute launches new website

March 3, 2017
 

The Military Health Institute (MHI), established at UT Health San Antonio in 2014 and led by Byron Hepburn, M.D., Major General USAF (Ret), has launched a new website to communicate its mission to internal and external audiences.

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Nursing faculty member joins initiative to improve veterans’ health care

December 21, 2016
 

M. Danet Lapiz-Bluhm, Ph.D., RN, associate professor in the School of Nursing, has been named a collaborative academic research member of a two-year initiative called the Veterans’ Action League. The multistate project will empower veterans to have an active voice in how veteran health care is delivered in the future. In her role as the […]

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Study: Veterans with epilepsy more at risk of death

November 28, 2016
 

U.S. Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans with epilepsy were more than twice as likely to die between 2011 and 2015 as were similar veterans without epilepsy.

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Study finds talk therapy for civilians with PTSD effective for military

November 23, 2016
 

A leading talk therapy for civilians with post-traumatic stress disorder, known as Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), also is effective for many who suffer from combat-related PTSD.

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Study finds therapy for civilians with PTSD effective for military

November 23, 2016
 

A leading talk therapy for civilians with post-traumatic stress disorder, known as Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), also is effective for many who suffer from combat-related PTSD.

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PTSD

KENS 5: Fighting PTSD: World’s largest research group based in S.A.

November 8, 2016
 

The ‘South Texas Research Organizational Network Guiding Studies on Trauma and Resilience’ (STRONG STAR) and the ‘Consortium to Alleviate PTSD’ (CAP), both under the umbrella of the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, make up the world’s largest organization focused on PTSD.

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