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Kenneth P. Miller, PhD, RN, CFNP, FAAN, FAANP

Kenneth P. Miller, PhD, RN, Promoted to Assistant Dean for Ambulatory Clinical Services

September 6, 2021

Kenneth P. Miller, PhD, RN, CFNP, FAAN, FAANP, was promoted to assistant dean for ambulatory clinical services for the School of Nursing at UT Health San Antonio.



Lark A. Ford, PhD, MA, MSN, RN

Lark A. Ford, PhD, MSN, RN, Serves as Director of COVID-19 Vaccination Hub Clinic

September 6, 2021

Lark A. Ford, PhD, MA, MSN, RN, of the School of Nursing at UT Health San Antonio was promoted to director of the Vaccination Hub Clinic, which provided COVID-19 vaccines.




Graduate Leads Initiative To Create Face Shields

December 1, 2020

Kyle King, D.D.S. Class of 2015, in Lufkin, Texas, decided to take action when he saw the PPE crisis at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. He created face shields and organized his community to support the project with money and time.




Caregiver Program Leads City’s Dementia Friendly Designation

July 14, 2020

The School of Nursing’s Caring for the Caregiver Program led an effort to help San Antonio receive the designation of a Dementia Friendly City.




Wellness 360: School Expands Patient Practice

July 14, 2020

The School of Nursing is responding to the changing health care needs of the community by reinventing its clinical practice. Now called Wellness 360, the name accurately represents the comprehensive health care practice.




School of Nursing Responds to COVID-19 Pandemic

July 14, 2020

When a global pandemic changed the world and threatened everyone’s health, School of Nursing faculty, staff and students reacted immediately. Learn how the school battled COVID-19 on all fronts.




Nurse Leader Exemplifies Innovation

July 14, 2020

2019 Visionary Leader Tommye Austin, Ph.D., M.B.A., RN, NEA-BC, of the University Health System designed a filtered mask for health care employees in preparation of a deluge of COVID-19 patients.




Casa Mia Provides Hope to Mothers, Their Babies

June 29, 2020

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.




Professor Earns Award for Promoting Community Health

June 26, 2020

Adelita G. Cantu, Ph.D., RN, was awarded the Charlotte Brody Award from Health Care Without Harm for her work strengthening community health services.




A Life Committed to Service

December 17, 2019

For Leo Lopez III, M.D. Class of 2015, a brain injury in high school changed the trajectory of his life. This led him to earn his M.D. from the Long School of Medicine.



Our Alumni Family - 13,578 Graduates

Our Alumni Family: 13,578 Graduates

December 17, 2019

The Long School of Medicine’s first graduating class was in 1970. Since that time, the school has awarded Doctor of Medicine degrees to 13,578 graduates.




Students Pursue 2 Degrees, Help Underserved

December 17, 2019

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.