Military Medicine


Express-News: Grim toll of military suicides reaches a new milestone

April 11, 2016
 

The mounting toll of military suicides since 2003 — an intractable problem highlighted again Friday with a murder-suicide at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland — has surpassed the number of troops killed in Iraq.

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Military Health video

2-minute video update: Military ties

March 3, 2016
 

Proud of our rich history, President Henrich shares exciting new developments that are occurring between the Health Science Center and the military. Read about the Military Health Institute.

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Military Health External Advisory Committee

Advisory committee formed for Military Health Institute

March 2, 2016
 

An External Advisory Committee for the Health Science Center’s Military Health Institute, comprised of military health experts from across the country, has been formed. The committee held its inaugural meeting Feb. 26 in San Antonio.

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San Antonio Magazine: Outrunning PTSD

March 1, 2016
 

It’s fair to say that Stacey Young-McCaughan is obsessed with exercise. And it’s not just because the retired U.S. Army colonel played sports growing up and has long been a dedicated runner. Early in her career as an oncology nurse and researcher, Young-McCaughan wondered about the benefits exercise could provide to people fighting cancer. Read the […]

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Military Health Institute funds research to benefit military, families

February 10, 2016
 

The Health Science Center’s Military Health Institute has partnered with the Institute for the Integration of Medicine and Science to establish a Military Health Pilot Translational Research Program and has selected two pilot research projects for funding.

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Military Health

WOAI Radio: As Military Shrinks, San Antonio Hopes to Retain Medical Personnel

January 11, 2016
 

As the military draws down the size of its medical corps as, fortunately, fewer casualties are arriving at military hospitals from Iraq and Afghanistan, San Antonio is hoping that the highly skilled physicians, nurses, and medical technologists who have done so much to save the lives of wounded warriors will choose to remain in San […]

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