Patient Care


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

September 6, 2021

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.




Responding to a Pandemic: Nurses Leading Extraordinary Team

September 6, 2021

The School of Nursing at UT Health San Antonio led a university-wide effort to create and run the COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic on campus. The state-approved hub provided 159,137 vaccines.




Caring for the Caregiver: Support, Resources Transition to Virtual Platform

September 6, 2021

The School of Nursing’s Caring for the Caregiver program quickly adjusted to the COVID-19 pandemic by offering virtual support and resources to caregivers struggling with isolation while caring for a person living with dementia.



Adelita G. Cantu, PhD, RN; Diana Cavazos, PhD, RN; Moonju Lee, PhD, RN; Martha Martinez, MSN, RNC; Norma Martinez Rogers, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Marta E. Vives, DNP, APRN, FPMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC

Nursing Faculty Named Among Best 25 Nurses of South Central Texas

September 6, 2021

Six faculty members from the School of Nursing at UT Health San Antonio were among the Best 25 Nurses of South Central Texas 2020 by the San Antonio Nursing Consortium.



Karen Walker Schwab, PhD, APRN, CPNP-PC, PMHS; Jennie Shaw, MSN, RN, CNE; Cheryl Farner, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, and Jane Kelly Smith, BSN, RN

Four Nursing Faculty Members Named Outstanding Nurses for 2020-2021

September 6, 2021

Four faculty member from the School of Nursing were honored by the Texas Nurses Association and Texas Nurses Foundation as outstanding nurses for The International Year of the Nurse for 2020 – 2021.



Cindy Sickora, DNP, RN

Cindy Sickora, DNP, RN, Receives 2021 Presidential Award in Clinical Excellence

September 6, 2021

Cindy Sickora, DNP, RN, vice dean of practice and engagement for the School of Nursing at UT Health San Antonio, was awarded a 2021 Presidential Award in Clinical Excellence.



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.




50 Years of Excellence: An Introduction to School’s History

December 1, 2020

Responding to a dire need in Texas for dentists, the 61st Legislature passed HB 79 in 1969 establishing The University of Texas Dental School at San Antonio. The School of Dentistry is now one of the country’s top schools.




50 Years of Excellence in Patient Care

December 1, 2020

For 50 years, the School of Dentistry at UT Health San Antonio has provided the most advanced, comprehensive patient care to area residents. While treating patients, students and residents have received invaluable experience.




Celebrating Excellence in Dental Hygiene

December 1, 2020

From its modest beginnings in 1976 with a two-year certificate program, the Dental Hygiene Division has grown into an outstanding program with undergraduate and graduates degrees.




School Adapts Immediately to COVID-19 Pandemic

December 1, 2020

As the world shut down because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the School of Dentistry’s academic leadership team figured out how to offer virtual classes and exams while the clinical team implemented new PPE and safety procedures.