Spring 2013


Protecting pint-sized patients

UT Medicine physicians improve vaccination rates among children Parents have a lot on their minds. Some are learning to balance an infant’s many needs with life’s other obligations, even while celebrating each sign of a healthy baby: the first laugh, words, steps and more. Other parents are racing after an active toddler or facing the […]

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The future of children’s health care is here

UT Health Science Center, Vanguard to partner on new children’s hospital in San Antonio Groundbreaking for a freestanding $300 million children’s hospital in the South Texas Medical Center will take place within a year. The University of Texas System Board of Regents authorized the UT Health Science Center to execute an agreement with Nashville-based Vanguard […]

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Helping the homeless heal

Students provide care to patients at Haven for Hope Through their clinical training and volunteer work, UT Health Science Center San Antonio students and residents have many opportunities to learn while providing valuable service to the community. Working with underserved patients at Haven for Hope – San Antonio’s transformative program for homeless men, women and […]

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Health Science Center and Haven for Hope champion is among world’s greatest business leaders

Bill Greehey, a longtime friend of the UT Health Science Center San Antonio, has been named one of the world’s greatest business leaders. In January, the Harvard Business Review’s “100 Best-Performing CEOs in the World” ranked Greehey 12th among U.S. CEOs and 31st worldwide. His ranking was based on his tremendous success as CEO of […]

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Hamilton Oliver legacy honored through endowment

Scholarships will prepare next generation of physicians for rural regions If you drive a country road this time of year it won’t be long before you witness spring in all its glory. Bluebonnets, Indian paintbrushes and little yellow daisies splash their color along the roadsides and sweep through the ranchland of South Texas. You may […]

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Baldwin’s legacy honored in new simulation center

Located in the School of Nursing, the new Center for Simulation Innovation (CSI), as it is officially named, continues to evolve under the leadership of nationally recognized simulation expert Teresa Anne Boese, M.S.N., RN, who joined the faculty this past fall. “We are so fortunate to have Ms. Boese on our faculty,” said Eileen T. […]

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Pei Wang, Ph.D.

CPRIT gives HSC researchers $3.7 million

The Health Science Center was awarded $1.8 million by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to fund work ranging from genetic analysis to patient counseling skills in San Antonio. CPRIT also awarded the Health Science Center a recruitment grant of $1.9 million to recruit Pei Wang, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow from Stanford […]

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