The magazine of the School of Nursing at UT Health San Antonio

Pattern of Progress

Every student dreams of graduation. They anticipate wearing a cap and gown, imagine the pomp and circumstance and envision the pride in their family’s eyes. But the road to completing their education is never easy, especially for students who embark on the rigors associated with...
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Barbara Banker with her cousin Juanita Ruth Kirkpatrick Smith

The Natural

Endowment honors nurse’s innate dedication, leadership to profession As a young girl in South Texas, Juanita Ruth Kirkpatrick Smith would eagerly await her mother’s return home from her shift as a special duty nurse. She loved listening to her mother recount her workday...
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James Cleveland with nursing students


James A Cleveland, M.S.N. RN., was named director of the Center for Simulation Innovation (CSI) in the School of Nursing. He will oversee the design and implementation of high-fidelity, mid-fidelity and low-fidelity training of students in the CSI as well as interprofessional...
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Darinka Hudson with Sonia Moreno Rogers

Sparking an electric connection

Nurses team with CPS Energy to keep community healthy What do CPS Energy, the nation’s largest municipally owned energy company, and the UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Nursing have in common? More than you may know. The two joined forces in the summer of...
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Altering our DNA destiny

NIH selects nurses to train at acclaimed genetics institute Everyone will fall risk to some sort of health condition or disease at some point in their lifetime. Whether it is high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease or Alzheimer’s, if your mom, dad, grandparent or another...
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Nursing student at clinic in Guatemala

Making a world of difference

Nursing students travel the globe to help patients in need Every year since 2006, faculty, students and graduates from the School of Nursing leave their families, work and school to travel to remote villages in Guatemala to provide medical and surgical nursing care to the...
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