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$10 million from Bexar County slated to help develop School of Public Health

 

Bexar County Commissioners Court gave preliminary approval to award $10 million to UT Health San Antonio and The University of Texas at San Antonio for development of The University of Texas School of Public Health San Antonio. Among the shared goals of the collaboration are to improve health outcomes of the local population and meet a growing demand for public health education. 


Mays Cancer Center highlighted for value to community, economy
 
Exterior photo of Mays Cancer Center at UT Health San Antonio

Today’s issue of San Antonio Business Journal includes a special section detailing the broad scope of cancer patient care and lifesaving research at Mays Cancer Center at UT Health San Antonio. The conversation features center experts discussing the benefits of having a National Cancer Institute-Designated Cancer Center in the city’s backyard. You can also read a summary and watch the webinar recording


School of Nursing expanding Casa Mia recovery program
 
Parent holding baby's hand

The School of Nursing has received $16 million from the Texas Department of Health and Human Services to expand its successful Casa Mia recovery program for pregnant and parenting mothers with opioid use disorder and their children.


New compound shows promise of killing hard-to-treat cancers
 
Researcher viewing specimen with microscope

The compound ERX-41, developed by UT Health San Antonio scientists, exploits a previously unrecognized weakness in breast cancer and other tumors. The findings could lead to new drugs to fight a range of cancers. 


Faculty surgeon provides briefing about trauma response
 
Patient being wheeled into emergency room

Dr. Ronald Stewart, chairman of the Department of Surgery, treated victims of the Uvalde school shootings and discussed the national crisis of firearm violence at an American College of Surgeons briefing in Washington. 


In Memoriam: William W. Dodge, DDS
 
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Dr. Dodge oversaw completion of UT Health San Antonio’s state-of-the-art Center for Oral Health Care & Research. He served the university for 40 years, including as dean of the dental school from 2013 until his retirement in 2018. 


Patient Care »
Clinical Care Spotlight: Primary care sports medicine
 
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Hear Cassandra Olson Williams, DO, primary care sports medicine physician at UT Health De Zavala, discuss the targeted care and prevention therapies she provides her patients when they become injured.


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In the News »
Yahoo! Finance: Novel brain injury treatment tested in 1st human subject; drug conceived at UT Health San Antonio

James D. Lechleiter, PhD, professor of cell systems and anatomy at UT Health San Antonio, and Andrea Giuffrida, PhD, vice president for strategic industry ventures at UT Health San Antonio, were quoted in this story about the first human test of experimental brain injury medication conceived in laboratories at UT Health San Antonio.


USA TODAY: Staying cool during hot weather: As heat wave impacts millions, here’s how to stay safe

Dr. Fred Campbell, Medicine, is quoted in this article.


KSAT 12: GMSA: San Antonio doctor helps explain PTSD for June awareness month

Dr. Alan Peterson, Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, was interviewed for this segment.


Texas Public Radio: Family matters in childhood type 2 diabetes

Dr. Jane Lynch, Pediatric Endocrinology, is quoted in this article.


KERA Radio, Dallas: For the children who survived the Uvalde shooting uninjured, trauma will take time to heal

Dr. Steven Pliszka, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, is quoted in this article.


San Antonio Business Journal: UT Health San Antonio partnership with global digital prosthetics company helps boost workflow

Dr. Richard Zimmermann, Comprehensive Dentistry, and lab supervisor Luis Enrique Reyes were interviewed for this story.


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