UT Health Science Center San Antonio Regional Campus to host conference on aging

WHAT: The UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Health Professions is sponsoring a seminar for physicians, nurses, professional caregivers and families who provide care for the elderly called “Healthier, Happier, Stronger…Longer: Issues in Aging for Health Providers, Families and Caregivers.” The conference is open to the public at no charge.

WHEN: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, March 26.

WHERE: The D.D. Hachar Building on the UT Health Science Center
Regional Campus, located at 1937 Bustamante St. in Laredo

WHO: Sen. Judith Zaffirini, Ph.D., who represents Texas District 21
William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, UT Health Science Center president
Marilyn S. Harrington, Ph.D., dean of the School of Health Professions
Arlan G. Richardson, Ph.D., director of the Health Science Center’s Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies
Joaquín G. Cigarroa, M.D., internal medicine and cardiology physician practicing in Laredo
UT Health Science Center faculty members and other speakers who are experts in compassionate care for the elderly

Please see the attached program for more information.

Note: To RSVP for the conference, please contact Diana Sanchez at sanchezd4@uthscsa.edu or (956) 523-7477. Registrations for professional continuing education credit, which will be offered at no charge, will be taken at the door.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, one of the country’s leading health sciences universities, ranks in the top 2 percent of all U.S. institutions receiving federal funding. Research and other sponsored program activity totaled a record $259 million in fiscal year 2009. The university’s schools of medicine, nursing, dentistry, health professions and graduate biomedical sciences have produced 27,000 graduates. The $753 million operating budget supports six campuses in San Antonio, Laredo, Harlingen and Edinburg. For more information on the many ways “We m

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