Tribute Magazine

Tribute is the official magazine for the alumni and friends of the School of Nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Read and share inspiring stories highlighting our alumni, faculty and students who are revolutionizing education, research, patient care and critical services in the communities they serve.

Featured Stories

Dr. Song in her UT Health San Antonio branded white coat and hard hat holds renovation blueprints under her arm.

Creating the space to heal

The Center for Holistic Care of Cancer Patients and Families aims to improve health outcomes and alleviate stress for patients and caregivers in San Antonio and beyond. The transformative initiative addresses cancer patients' complex needs, offering interdisciplinary support and pioneering digital health interventions.

Dr. Hardin in her UT Health San Antonio white coat looks toward the School of Nursing with a smile.

Perseverance pays off

From Appalachian Roots to Nursing Leadership: Dean Sonya R. Hardin's inspiring journey from first-generation college student to dean, shaped by her experiences and commitment to education, community engagement and support for her students.

A graphic image of an unbalanced scale with a crowd of patients on one said and two nurses on the other.

A critical balancing act

Texas grapples with a significant nurse shortage affecting health care systems. Schools of Nursing, like UT Health San Antonio, address the crisis through faculty training and collaboration.

School of Nursing student, Miguel Salazar, smiles in his UT Health San Antonio-branded scrubs and stethoscope.

A career in compassion

Men in nursing are overcoming historical odds. As male representation in nursing grows, students and faculty share their stories, highlighting a shift towards diversity and compassion within the profession.

Text reading supercharging change.

Supercharging change

UT Health San Antonio's grant-powered medical home for foster families: A $4 million grant creates health care hubs for foster care families in Texas, aiming to provide consistent and comprehensive care to a vulnerable population.

Dr. Cindy Sickora standing proudly in her UT Health San Antonio white coat.

The health care equity equation

The UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing successfully expanded clinical services to underserved communities, particularly in pediatrics. This initiative not only ensures quality health care but also provides invaluable real-world experience to nursing students.

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