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.
Educational Advancements Prevail Amidst Pandemic Challenges
For academics and admissions, the COVID-19 pandemic posed new challenges. The School of Nursing's administrators and faculty responded in a quick, innovative manner to maintain admissions while continuing to educate currently enrolled students.
COVID-19 Grants Allow Nurse Researchers to Improve Care, Educate
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
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
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.
MSN Graduate Treats Patients with COVID at University Hospital
A year after joining University Hospital, Adriana Munoz, MSN, AGACNP, RN, and her hospital medicine team transitioned to caring for COVID-19 patients. Munoz, who is pursuing her PhD at the nursing school, is now performing COVID-related research.
Sculpture Honors Nightingale, Beckons Students to the Future
Nursing Professor Kathleen R. Stevens, EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, and husband, Alexander B. Hamilton, oversaw the design and creation of a bronze sculpture of Florence Nightingale, one of the founders of modern nursing.