When unexpected results from his Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial caused concern in the medical community, Ian Thompson, M.D., continued analyzing data and following the lives of the men in his study. What he learned is saving even more lives today.
Avid runner Stacey Young-McCaughan, Ph.D., RN, administers research trials for the world’s largest military-focused PTSD consortia while promoting the healthy benefits of physical activity.
Former Harvard football player finds lessons learned on the gridiron help him to succeed in medical school.
Qitao Ran, Ph.D., who grew up working in rice fields, applies similar dedication to study neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s.
Carlayne E. Jackson, M.D., FAAN, a UT Medicine neurologist, created a clinic dedicated to helping patients diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and their caregivers.
David F. Jimenez, M.D., FACS, professor and chairman of neurosurgery at the Health Science Center refined cranial surgery for the benefit of infants.
Jannine Cody's heartbreak drove her to research
Gregory Ernst, Ph.D., PT, is passionate about patient care and teaching the next generation of physical therapists.
Oral and maxillofacial surgery gives Edward Ellis III, D.D.S., M.S., the opportunity to improve his patients’ oral function and facial appearance.
A. Pratap Kumar, Ph.D., sees mountains of cancer-fighting potential in a tree bark extract.
Jesse Rettele found his calling when a boy began to walk with the limbs Rettele had fashioned.
By enrolling in the M.D./Ph.D. Dual Degree Program, Vinh Dao found the perfect way to combine his love of medicine with his passion for science and discovery.
Glen Medellin, M.D., FAAP, understands that children who have special needs often require more complex medical treatment, and he is creating a place that can best care for them.
Walter Mejia isn’t a scientist, but he plays a critical role in the world-class research being conducted at the South Texas Research Facility.
Dina Tom, M.D., enjoys watching the spark in her students’ eyes as they learn new concepts. As they question her, she learns more each day.
Shelby Green’s first trip to San Antonio was aboard a military plane. The little girl who came here for open heart surgery returned 19 years later for nursing school.
Ian Makey, M.D., of UT Medicine San Antonio and the U.S. Air Force, is a third-generation surgeon who offers hope to patients with emphysema and other diseases.
Andrew Brenner, M.D., leads a brand new first-in-human clinical trial to fight deadly brain tumors.
School of Dentistry graduates Peter Pham, D.D.S., and Jennifer Vanscoy-Pham, D.D.S., say the school prepared them well for a career of service in public health dentistry.
Although she followed her mother’s footsteps into medicine, Sandra Osswald, M.D., found her way to the Health Science Center after a full military career.
Neuroscientist Lynette Daws, Ph.D., is testing compounds that may prove to be novel medications for psychiatric disorders. In this way, she is fulfilling her lifelong dream to untangle the mysteries of animal and human behavior.