UT Health News - 7-28-22 UT Health San Antonio News https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/ en-us 28 Jul 2022 09:46:09 EDT 28 Jul 2022 09:46:09 EDT https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/rss.xml Newsweaver communications@uthscsa.edu (University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHSCSA)) support@newsweaver.ie (Newsweaver) 60 true Study shows oral pill improves care of patients with bone marrow cancer https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/6vgv5nwlwgp?lang=en?rss=true Momelotinib, a once-daily pill, significantly improved outcomes of patients treated for myelofibrosis, a rare but fatal bone marrow cancer, researchers reported. 14 Dec 2021 12:00:00 EST 87dfbd7a2601d379302cbaa0e73e8479 Feature Article <p class="centered-only" style="text-align: center;"><img align="center" src="http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/v3files/shard200/1000322/e6/3ee467a7e591c2eedf05bb.jpg" style="margin:0px;" width="552" height="369" hspace="0" vspace="0" alt="" /></p> <p class="centered-only" style="text-align: center;"> </p> <p class="centered-only" style="text-align: left;"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Momelotinib, a once-daily pill, significantly improved outcomes of patients treated for myelofibrosis, a rare but fatal bone marrow cancer, researchers reported.</span></p> <p><!-- Read More Spacer --></p> <p><!-- Read More Spacer --></p> <p class="centered-only" style="text-align: center;"><!-- Read More Spacer --></p> Lab tests for new drug Learn More https://news.uthscsa.edu/oral-pill-improves-care-of-patients-with-bone-marrow-cancer-study-2/ Inaugural dean chosen for new School of Public Health https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/nkami8lv2xo?lang=en?rss=true Vasan Ramachandran, MD, a distinguished public health researcher at Boston University, has been named founding dean of The University of Texas School of Public Health San Antonio, a strategic collaboration between UT Health San Antonio and The University of Texas at San Antonio. He starts his new role Sept. 1. 05 Apr 2022 12:00:00 EDT 7925549492d1b8875b09fd553110e8b1 Feature Article <p><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Vasan Ramachandran, MD, a distinguished public health researcher at Boston University, has been named founding dean of The University of Texas School of Public Health San Antonio, a strategic collaboration between UT Health San Antonio and The University of Texas at San Antonio. He starts his new role Sept. 1. </span></p> <p><!-- Read More Spacer --></p> Vasan Ramachandran, MD http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/v3files/shard200/1000322/d3/1a7e0463094d3e2d0bac04.jpg Read More https://news.uthscsa.edu/inaugural-dean-chosen-for-the-university-of-texas-school-of-public-health-san-antonio/ School of Nursing receives $4 million for foster health services https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/1dcecgx2f84?lang=en?rss=true The four-year Health Resources and Services Administration grant will fund access to community-based health care for foster care children and their families in 28 counties in Central Texas and the Hill Country. 22 Feb 2022 12:00:00 EST e70c1a83ef1de9072620011509d52105 Feature Article <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 15px;">The four-year Health Resources and Services Administration grant will fund access to community-based health care for foster care children and their families in 28 counties in Central Texas and the Hill Country.</span></p> <p><!-- Read More Spacer --></p> Foster family http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/v3files/shard200/1000322/88/8d1ea068c139aad78a88ff.jpg Learn More https://news.uthscsa.edu/school-of-nursing-receives-4-million-to-expand-foster-care-health-services/ Nursing professor prioritizes community health https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/okzjrbaj6gw?lang=en?rss=true For decades, Adelita Cantu, PhD, RN, FAAN, has been an advocate for public health issues ranging from exercise for kids and seniors to nutrition and food security to the need for good air quality and clean water. See the recent “SA Lights 2022” profile highlighting her work. 29 Jun 2022 12:00:00 EDT 3da4df433a6e48bd8e0be210f933f3cf Feature Article <p><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">For decades, Adelita Cantu, PhD, RN, FAAN, has been an advocate for public health issues ranging from exercise for kids and seniors to nutrition and food security to the need for good air quality and clean water. See the recent </span><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">“SA Lights 2022” </span><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">profile highlighting her work. </span></p> Adelita Cantu, PhD http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/v3files/shard200/1000322/0d/c6bc4430427c1699130ebf.jpg Read More https://news.uthscsa.edu/nursing-professor-prioritizes-community-health/ Training focuses on social determinants of health https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/1g11fqi58ay?lang=en?rss=true The university’s Office for Graduate Medical Education recently held an immersive training experience detailing challenges in the current health care ecosystem. The aim: Expose residents and fellows to how they can create a more equitable health care environment. 31 May 2022 12:00:00 EDT 93d6628687ee709440c97088de7769f7 Feature Article <p><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">The university’s Office for Graduate Medical Education recently held an immersive training experience detailing challenges in the current health care ecosystem. The aim: Expose residents and fellows to how they can create a more equitable health care environment.</span></p> Residents in training http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/v3files/shard200/1000322/50/96256b80982236e19cadde.jpg Learn More https://news.uthscsa.edu/ut-health-san-antonio-physician-residents-and-fellows-undergo-novel-social-determinants-of-health-training/ Green Wellness Program seeks participants https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/krec6qx200c?lang=en?rss=true The School of Nursing’s Green Wellness Program: Plants-2-Plate is seeking participants for two new cohorts starting in August and September focused on healthy eating and stress reduction. 12 Jul 2022 12:00:00 EDT 0c5b63ed00f4bdab54c8d4566b4ed047 Patient Care <p><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">The School of Nursing’s Green Wellness Program: Plants-2-Plate is seeking participants for two new cohorts starting in August and September focused on healthy eating and stress reduction.</span></p> <p> </p> <p><!-- Read More Spacer --></p> Plant-based meal http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/v3files/shard200/1000322/5f/bc0af463141516541e78e7.jpeg Learn More https://news.uthscsa.edu/green-wellness-program-seeks-participants-for-two-new-cohorts/ Clinical Care Spotlight: Preventing Heat Injuries https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/10mgl2m4tld?lang=en?rss=true In this KENS 5 Medical Minute, Cassandra Olson-Williams, DO, primary care sports medicine, explains how to recognize different types of heat injuries and the signs, symptoms and dangers of overheating. 03 May 2022 12:00:00 EDT 47f453ead827b679081b9b6b9f53a2b9 Patient Care <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 15px;">In this KENS 5 Medical Minute, Cassandra Olson-Williams, DO, primary care sports medicine, explains how to recognize different types of heat injuries and the signs, symptoms and dangers of overheating. </span></p> Cassandra Olson-Williams, DO http://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/v3files/shard200/1000322/87/3f2b110140d957b22b06eb.png Watch Video https://news.uthscsa.edu/kens-5-medical-minute-preventing-heat-injuries/ Everything it takes https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/1xibuq227oe?lang=en?rss=true Our experts in dentistry do everything it takes to achieve the healthiest smiles through high-quality, compassionate advanced and routine oral health care for all ages. 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Finance: Boston researcher Ramachandran selected to be inaugural dean of The University of Texas School of Public Health San Antonio https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/1x4q2dp6fw8?lang=en?rss=true UT Health San Antonio President William L. Henrich, MD, MACP, is quoted in this article. 25 Jul 2022 12:00:00 EDT dd0accfcc250054db45eb2ddc63f8acd In the News <p><span style="font-size: 13px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">UT Health San Antonio President William L. Henrich, MD, MACP, is quoted in this article.</span></p> Read More https://news.uthscsa.edu/yahoo-finance-boston-researcher-ramachandran-selected-to-be-inaugural-dean-of-the-university-of-texas-school-of-public-health-san-antonio/ NBC Today: Experts detail the toll of long COVID in congressional testimony: ‘The patients keep coming’ https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/17hh224za92?lang=en?rss=true Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, MD, Rehabilitation Medicine, was chronicled in multiple news stories for her July 2022 testimony in Washington, D.C., on the impacts of long COVID. 22 Feb 2022 12:00:00 EST bae3f8c9dc966004635969e19a0bf94e In the News <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">Monica Verduzco-Gutierrez, MD, Rehabilitation Medicine, was chronicled in multiple news stories for her July 2022 testimony in Washington, D.C., on the impacts of long COVID.</span></p> Read More https://news.uthscsa.edu/today-com-experts-detail-the-toll-of-long-covid-in-congressional-testimony-the-patients-keep-coming/ MySA.com: What does monkeypox look like? San Antonio officials share what to look out for https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/1xj7nxu9bto?lang=en?rss=true Jan Patterson, MD, Medicine-Infectious Diseases, was interviewed for this story. 31 May 2022 12:00:00 EDT 946d2ca80e854cb71aa84bcf0a8f1d22 In the News <p><span style="font-size: 13px;">Jan Patterson, MD, Medicine-Infectious Diseases, was interviewed for this story.</span></p> Read More https://news.uthscsa.edu/mysa-com-what-does-monkeypox-look-like-san-antonio-officials-share-what-to-look-out-for/ Texas Public Radio: Fronteras: Latino involvement in clinical trials involves overcoming cultural, physical and institutional barriers https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/1h0agztnwt8?lang=en?rss=true Amelie Ramirez, DrPH, and Patricia Chalela, DrPH, Population Health Sciences/Institute for Health Promotion Research, were interviewed in this podcast. 20 Apr 2022 12:00:00 EDT 85f4a13a82ea3f4efdb3f74357901358 In the News <p><span style="font-size: 13px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Amelie Ramirez, DrPH, and Patricia Chalela, DrPH, Population Health Sciences/Institute for Health Promotion Research, were interviewed in this podcast.</span></p> Listen Now https://news.uthscsa.edu/texas-public-radio-fronteras-latino-involvement-in-clinical-trials-involves-overcoming-cultural-physical-and-institutional-barriers/ San Antonio Express-News: Dr. Stewart: Horrific mass shootings, like in Uvalde and Sutherland Springs, are preventable https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/ot6pvpnp5pi?lang=en?rss=true Ronald Stewart, MD, trauma surgeon and chairman of the Department of Surgery, is the author of this op-ed. 08 Feb 2022 12:00:00 EST 8747ee1db3c229be4364e6247521ea24 In the News <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">Ronald Stewart, MD, trauma surgeon and chairman of the Department of Surgery, is the author of this op-ed.</span></p> Read More https://news.uthscsa.edu/san-antonio-express-news-dr-stewart-horrific-mass-shootings-like-in-uvalde-and-sutherland-springs-are-preventable/ Other faculty experts in the media https://academicexternal.us.newsweaver.com/uthealthnews/442ejc7cznn?lang=en?rss=true 25 Mar 2020 12:00:00 EDT a81c2ecde439bb6be21f1a7dfbab7efd In the News Read More https://news.uthscsa.edu/all-news/?wpv_view_count=20070&wpv-category=in-the-news&wpv-health-condition=0&wpv-academic-school=0&wpv-health-service=0&wpv_filter_submit=Submit&utm_source=Newsweaver&utm_medium=email&utm_term=Other+faculty+experts+in+the+media&utm_campaign=uthealthnews