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Anniversary Celebrated by Founding Faculty, Alumni

November 29, 2018

Founding faculty, distinguished alumni and graduates celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Long School of Medicine at a reception before the 2018 President’s Gala.

Michael W. Brennan, M.D., and wife Helen (far left) with their children and grandchildren at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

Brennan Named 2018 Distinguished Alumnus

November 29, 2018

Michael W. Brennan was named the 2018 Distinguished Alumnus. The retired ophthalmologist is dedicated to community and global professional service.

Ruth Berggren (left), M.D., director of the Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics, presents the 2017 alumna award to Janet P. Realini, M.D., M.P.H.

Realini Honored as 2017 Distinguished Alumna

November 29, 2018

Janet Realini, M.D., M.P.H., a resident in family and community medicine from 1975 to 1978, received the award for her work to reduce teen and unplanned pregnancies.

Distinguished Alumni Honorees

Award Winners Recognized for Accomplishments by School

November 29, 2018

The Long School of Medicine annually honors a graduate who has demonstrated the highest principles and has made outstanding contributions to medicine and society.

Lorraine Barton administers a questionnaire to a student at the Healy-Murphy Center, a non-traditional high school on the east side of San Antonio.

Doctoral Research to Benefit At-Risk Teens

May 4, 2018

Doctoral student Lorraine Barton, M.S.N., B.S.N., RN, compiled a questionnaire to help clinical staff at a non-traditional high school identify social and behavioral issues that can be detrimental to students’ health.

Since earning her M.S.N. in the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner track at the School of Nursing, Toni Brent strives to educate her patients on the importance of staying on their medicine in order to control their symptoms.

Alumna Helps Patients Struggling with Mental Illness

May 4, 2018

Toni Brent, M.S.N., RN, PMHNP-BC, has always been intrigued by the study of the mind—earning a bachelor’s degree in psychology after becoming a registered nurse.

Marisol Breton-Leija, B.S.N., RN, who is an immigrant from Mexico, is conducting her doctoral research on Bexar County’s community of immigrant and refugee mothers.

Helping New Mothers, Infants

May 4, 2018

During a brief window of opportunity occurring at labor and delivery, nurses can improve or change a woman and her family’s life.

School of Nursing Visionary Leader Awards: Calling for Nominations

May 4, 2018

The year 2019 will mark the 50th anniversary of the School of Nursing at UT Health San Antonio.

A Message from Alumni Board President

May 4, 2018

The Nursing Alumni Association continues to engage our alumni throughout the year.

Mark Your Calendar for 2019

May 4, 2018

Join us in celebrating 50 years of excellence in education, research and patient care!

Graduates Create Seed Award for Fourth-Year Student Leaders

November 10, 2017

Two anonymous donors, who are both alumni of the dental school, created a Seed Award for fourth-year students who are exceptionally committed to their profession, community and university.

Harris Siegel, D.M.D. (from left), and Skip Dolt, D.D.S., had a fateful meeting on the first day of their residency at the School of Dentistry. Now, 24 years later, the two friends share a dental practice in Atlanta, Georgia.

A Fateful Encounter Results in Friendship, Shared Career

November 10, 2017

Harris Siegel, D.M.D., and Skip Dolt, D.D.S., met on the first day of their residency program at the School of Dentistry. That meeting has resulted in a 24-year friendship and a 21-year business partnership.