Long School of Medicine

Future is the official magazine of the Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Read and share inspiring stories highlighting our medical alumni, faculty and students who are revolutionizing education, research, patient care and critical services in the communities they serve.

Future Magazine

School of Dentistry

Salute is the official magazine for the alumni and friends of the School of Dentistry at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Read and share inspiring stories highlighting our dental alumni, faculty and students who are revolutionizing education, research, patient care and critical services in the communities they serve.

Salute Magazine

School of Nursing

Tribute is the official magazine for the alumni and friends of the School of Nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Read and share inspiring stories highlighting our alumni, faculty and students who are revolutionizing education, research, patient care and critical services in the communities they serve.

Tribute Magazine

Academics

Students Pursue 2 Degrees, Help Underserved

Each year, approximately 20 medical students select to pursue their M.D. and M.P.H. degrees concurrently. Those earning the dual degrees are dedicated to addressing public health issues.

Jo Ann Diaz Jordan, M.A., RDH with students Clarissa Hernandez and Karla Morales

Teaching Honors Program

New Teaching Honors Program for dental hygiene students joins national effort to prepare future generation of much-needed faculty members.

BSN to DNP Prepares Future Clinical Leaders

The UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing is now offering a B.S.N. to D.N.P. degree program, which includes the nurse practitioner tracks previously offered with the M.S.N. program.

Research

World-Renowned Biochemist Returns to UT Health

Patrick Sung, D.Phil., moved his extensive lab to UT Health San Antonio to continue his research on DNA repair and specifically the function the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes play in that repair.

photo of the nine-member pain research team

The Notable Nine

One of the nation's leading pain research teams can be found in a lab in the School of Dentistry. These nine researchers are battling America's addiction to pain medicines.

Research Designed to Improve Health of Asian American Immigrants

Jisook Ko, Ph.D., M.S.N., RN, is conducting research to help Asian Americans who suffer from high blood pressure and Type 2 diabetes. She assembled a multi-disciplinary research mentoring team to understand the cause of the health disparities.

Patient Care

Experts Save Singer’s Voice, Help Many Others

The UT Voice Center, which is part of UT Health Physicians, is a multidisciplinary, state-of-the-art clinic dedicated to helping individuals with voice, eating, swallowing and breathing disorders.

Concepcion Barboza, D.D.S., Susan Horta with patient Terri Davis

Patient Care: A Team Effort

An interdisciplinary team of dental experts and specialists from across UT Health San Antonio helped a New Braunfels woman before, during and after her battle with tongue cancer.

Casa Mia Provides Hope to Mothers, Their Babies

The School of Nursing is helping mothers in recovery from opioid use disorders by allowing them to keep their children. Casa Mia follows a social recovery-housing model.