Future is the official magazine of the Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Read and share inspiring stories highlighting our medical alumni, faculty and students who are revolutionizing education, research, patient care and critical services in the communities they serve.
A Life Committed to Service
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.
Specialists Help Young Adults Battling Cancer
UT Health physicians are dedicated to helping adolescents and young adults, a special group battling cancer. These patients juggle many responsibilities while fighting for their lives.
Experts Save Singer’s Voice, Help Many Others
The UT Voice Center, which is part of UT Health Physicians, is a multidisciplinary, state-of-the-art clinic dedicated to helping individuals with voice, eating, swallowing and breathing disorders.
World-Renowned Biochemist Returns to UT Health
Patrick Sung, D.Phil., moved his extensive lab to UT Health San Antonio to continue his research on DNA repair and specifically the function the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes play in that repair.
Battling Opioid Epidemic with Science, Compassion
Jennifer S. Potter, Ph.D., M.P.H., national expert on opioid use disorder, performs research on the prevention and treatment of substance use disorders and is leading a statewide treatment effort.
Students Pursue 2 Degrees, Help Underserved
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.