Your legacy, our future

May 18, 2016

“Creating an endowment in our School of Nursing means I can continue to make a difference in the school’s success even after I’m gone. I couldn’t think of a better way to make this happen than through a legacy gift.” —Kay Avant, Ph.D., RN, FNI, FAAN Dr. Kay Avant treasured her career in the Department of […]

Alumni and faculty research improves infant health care

May 17, 2016

At 9 p.m. on a Friday, many young professionals are unwinding, preparing to enjoy the beginning of a weekend away from the office. Not Kelly McGlothen. This is when the 26-year-old nurse comes to life as she heads expeditiously toward the Biobehavioral Research Laboratory in the School of Nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. In her arms […]

Nurses connect research, resources to ensure patient safety

May 16, 2016

The whir of the ventilators.
The web of wires and tubes that wind across the walls.
The flashing of lights and the constant buzzing and beeping of monitors by the patient’s bedside.
These sights and sounds are standard in any hospital Intensive Care Unit (ICU).