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.
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.
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.
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.
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.