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

Faculty, Students Provide Care after Harvey

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.

Medical student Nathaniel Nevitt (center) and B.S.N. student Matthew Gutierrez (right) visit with a patient at the Pride Community Clinic which serves the uninsured and underinsured lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community.

Compassionate Care Offered at Pride Community Clinic

The School of Nursing’s mission, values and vision specifically state a call to action for social justice, diversity, inclusion and advocacy. The recently launched Pride Community Clinic (PCC) personifies all of these and more.

Regional Centers Improving Access to Health Care in Rural Areas

Since its inception by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), the South Texas Area Health Education Centers (ST-AHEC) Program has been tasked with improving local residents’ access to competent and quality primary health care by recruiting qualified health professionals to work in underserved areas.

Lorraine Barton administers a questionnaire to a student at the Healy-Murphy Center, a non-traditional high school on the east side of San Antonio.

Doctoral Research to Benefit At-Risk Teens

Doctoral student Lorraine Barton, M.S.N., B.S.N., RN, compiled a questionnaire to help clinical staff at a non-traditional high school identify social and behavioral issues that can be detrimental to students’ health.

Since earning her M.S.N. in the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner track at the School of Nursing, Toni Brent strives to educate her patients on the importance of staying on their medicine in order to control their symptoms.

Alumna Helps Patients Struggling with Mental Illness

Toni Brent, M.S.N., RN, PMHNP-BC, has always been intrigued by the study of the mind—earning a bachelor’s degree in psychology after becoming a registered nurse.

Students Care for Veterans While Starting Nursing Career

Two undergraduate nursing students had the opportunity to care for veterans when they participated in the VA Learning Opportunities Residency (VALOR) Program.

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