Community

Street Medicine Initiative Mobile Dental clinic at Haven for Hope in San Antonio

Serving San Antonio and South Texas

October 29, 2019

For almost five decades, the School of Dentistry has made community outreach part of its educational curriculum. Students learn while helping patients who most need dental care.



Vidal G. Balderas, D.D.S., M.P.H. discusses patient cases with students

Street Medicine

October 29, 2019

Dental and dental hygiene faculty and students are providing dental care to homeless residents who take shelter at the outdoor Courtyard at Haven for Hope.



Kelsey Reyes examines a patient

Refugee Clinic

October 29, 2019

While providing oral health care to recent immigrants, dental and dental hygiene students gain knowledge of global health issues.



Claudia Cavazos, D.D.S.

Laredo Outreach

October 29, 2019

For more than 30 years, students have gained invaluable experience while caring for underserved patients in the border town of Laredo, Texas.



Dean Peter Loomer, his colleague Professor Yvonne Buischi and their team in Kenya

Improving Oral Health in Africa

October 29, 2019

Dean Peter Loomer is dedicating his research to improving oral health care in Sub-Saharan Africa through preventive education programs.



Jeffery Hicks, D.D.S.

40 Years Dedicated to Education, Mission Trips

October 29, 2019

Alumnus Jeffery Hicks, D.D.S., has spent 40 years teaching students, caring for patients, and participating in mission outreach to improve oral health education.




50 Years of Excellence in Care and Community Engagement

July 24, 2019

The School of Nursing is dedicated to promoting health as an act of social justice. This mission is carried out through patient care and community engagement in San Antonio, South Texas and beyond.




50 Years of Excellence with the Military

July 24, 2019

Since its inception in 1969, the School of Nursing at UT Health San Antonio has enjoyed a long-standing, close partnership with the U.S. Armed Forces.



Anniversary Timeline

50th Anniversary Timeline

July 24, 2019

50th Anniversary Timeline for the School of Nursing at UT Health San Antonio




Visionary Leaders Honored at 50th Anniversary Luncheon

July 24, 2019

UT Health San Antonio’s School of Nursing recognized 50 Visionary Leader award winners for their innovation in nursing education, research, patient care and community engagement.



2019 Visionary Leaders

2019 Visionary Leaders

July 24, 2019

UT Health San Antonio’s School of Nursing recognizes 50 Visionary Leader award winners who have made significant contributions to nursing education, research, patient care and community engagement.




Faculty, Students Provide Care after Harvey

May 4, 2018

Hurricane Harvey made landfall the evening of Aug. 25, 2017, near Rockport, where maximum sustained winds were 130 miles per hour. The Category 4 hurricane left in its wake massive destruction of homes and buildings in this small coastal town and the surrounding areas.