WHAT: Health and wellness presentation that is free and open to the public; topic: breast cancer prevention and management using the latest advances in breast imaging
WHEN: Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12 (tomorrow!)
WHERE: Room 108, Academic and Administration Building, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive
WHO: Pamela Otto, M.D., professor, U.T. Health Science Center Department of Radiology, and director, breast imaging and intervention, University Health System
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is the leading research institution in South Texas and one of the major health sciences universities in the world. With an operating budget of $536 million, the Health Science Center is the chief catalyst for the $14.3 billion biosciences and health care sector in San Antonio’s economy. The Health Science Center has had an estimated $35 billion impact on the region since inception and has expanded to six campuses in San Antonio, Laredo, Harlingen and Edinburg. More than 22,000 graduates (physicians, dentists, nurses, scientists and allied health professionals) serve in their fields, including many in Texas. Health Science Center faculty are international leaders in cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, aging, stroke prevention, kidney disease, orthopaedics, research imaging, transplant surgery, psychiatry and clinical neurosciences, pain management, genetics, nursing, allied health, dentistry and many other fields.