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 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

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

Academics

Teaching Physician-Scientists to Think Outside Their Box

UT Health San Antonio's South Texas Medical Scientist Training Program is nationally renowned for being one of the most diverse MD/PhD programs. STX MSTP is creating physician-scientists who bring unique perspectives and backgrounds to clinical practices and laboratories.

Educational Advancements Prevail Amidst Pandemic Challenges

For academics and admissions, the COVID-19 pandemic posed new challenges. The School of Nursing's administrators and faculty responded in a quick, innovative manner to maintain admissions while continuing to educate currently enrolled students.

A Safety Net: Pediatric Dental Clinic Offers Oral Care for All Children

School of Dentistry pediatric dentistry faculty, residents and students provide comprehensive dental care to children who otherwise would not receive it. Because of philanthropic and governmental support, the UT Health San Antonio Ricardo Salinas Clinic remains an invaluable service to the community.

Research

Mapping the Brain: The Last Frontier

The Long School of Medicine at UT Health San Antonio is known across the country and the world for its Research Imaging Institute. The institute is led by Peter Fox, MD, who is largely responsible for the huge growth in brain mapping research.

COVID-19 Grants Allow Nurse Researchers to Improve Care, Educate

UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing researchers received several COVID-19 supplemental research grants to allow them the opportunity to find better ways to provide patient care and educate the community during the global pandemic.

Sister Faculty Members Share Dedication to Innovative Research

The School of Dentistry's Department of Endodontics boasts two nationally acclaimed researchers who also happen to be sisters. Nikita “Niki” Ruparel, DDS, PhD, MS, and Shivani Ruparel, PhD, MS, come from a family of physicians but both chose to dedicate their careers to discovery in their endodontics laboratories.

Patient Care

Evolving Value-Based Primary Care Based On Innovative Research

Evolving Value-Based Primary Care Based on Innovative Research

The Department of Family & Community Medicine at UT Health San Antonio's Long School of Medicine is dedicated to conducting research to improve primary care. The physicians conduct evidence-based research that they bring to the primary care practice.

Nursing School Responds to Evolving Patient Needs with Vaccines, Virtual Care

During the pandemic, the School of Nursing at UT Health San Antonio addressed the health care needs of the university and overall community by running a state-approved vaccine hub with more than 159,000 vaccines provided to residents.

Craniomaxillofacial Surgeon, Multidisciplinary Team Provide Best Care

When Alessia was born, she was diagnosed with Apert syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that causes premature fusion of the bones of the skull, hands and feet. Mark A. Miller, DMD, MD, FACS, pediatric craniomaxillofacial surgeon with the School of Dentistry, worked with a multidisciplinary team to perform an invasive surgery when she was 2 years old.