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


After Harvey

Faculty, Students Providing Health Care to Residents Devastated by Hurricane

VALOR Internship

Students Care for Military Veterans, Start Nursing Career

Helping New Mothers, Infants

Nurse Educator Dedicated to Culturally Sensitive Care

Pride Community Clinic

School of Nursing Providing Compassionate Care to LGBTQ Community


Dean’s Message

Our vision is simple and bold: We make lives better by promoting health as an act of social justice.
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Nurse Researcher Earns Rising Star Award from UT System

Carolyn E.Z. Pickering, Ph.D., RN, assistant professor of nursing, received a Rising STAR Award from the UT System, a first for the School of Nursing.
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Professor Receives Community Engagement Hero Award

Janna Lesser, Ph.D., RN, professor of nursing, has been selected to receive a Community Engagement Hero Award from the Institute for Integration of Medicine and Science.
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SUNRISE: Mentoring Program Unveils New Career Path to Student

By participating in the SUNRISE program, Cristina Cruz was introduced to the world of research and nursing. This unique experience has led her to setting her sights on attaining her Ph.D. in nursing research.
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SUNRISE: Student Conducting Research to Help Mothers, Babies

Acceptance into the nursing school's SUNRISE program is confirming Aisha "Eesh" Silva's decision to further her education by earning a graduate degree after she completes her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She wants to be a pediatric nurse and a nurse researcher in the community.
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SUNRISE: Student Research Geared to Reducing Muscle Wasting Due to Prostate Cancer

Undergraduate student Derek Wallace brought previous lab experience to the SUNRISE program, but he was excited to learn he would actually plan the research project, perform experiments, conduct statistical analysis, and disseminate the findings.
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Patient Care

Understanding Social Determinants of Health: San Antonio Refugee Health Clinic

UT Health San Antonio operates the San Antonio Refugee Health Clinic (SARHC) in partnership with the Center for Refugee Services of San Antonio, a non-profit organization with a mission to promote the wellness, self-sufficiency and successful community integration of resettled...
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Understanding Social Determinants of Health: Healy-Murphy Center

The Healy-Murphy Center is a non-profit organization providing teens an alternative route to high school diplomas with an individualized curriculum, counseling, childcare and health services.
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Understanding Social Determinants of Health: AVANCE-San Antonio

AVANCE-San Antonio offers parent education and support programs in at-risk communities including enrollment in Head Start, a federally funded preschool program.
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School of Nursing Visionary Leader Awards: Calling for Nominations

The year 2019 will mark the 50th anniversary of the School of Nursing at UT Health San Antonio.
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A Message from Alumni Board President

The Nursing Alumni Association continues to engage our alumni throughout the year.
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Mark Your Calendar for 2019

Join us in celebrating 50 years of excellence in education, research and patient care!
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