From taking on a challenging malignant brain cancer in a small girl to helping write letters to school administrators about what this young girl can now do, Dr. Shafqat Shah is with her young patients for the long haul.
Far from dwelling on past achievement, founding faculty member Marvin Forland, M.D., MACP, spends his retirement looking to the future of the UT Health Science Center and its students.
Azizeh Sowan, Ph.D., M.S.N., B.S.N., believes in learning something new every day. She’s adhered to this belief throughout her career, exploring different areas of nursing until she found her niche in research.
Adelita Cantu's interest in community health has helped make children, families and older adults healthier through good nutrition, exercise and the arts.
In South Texas, where sinus problems are familiar to many of us, Philip Chen, M.D. enjoys getting to know his patients and helping them breathe freely.
Dentist and researcher Dr. Cara Gonzales, a proud dual-degree graduate of the UT Health Science Center, is on a quest to save people with late-stage oral cancers.
Matthew Murray was a high school football player who recovered from an ACL injury to become a University of Texas Longhorn. That experience sparked his desire to become an orthopaedic surgeon who helps other injured athletes of all ages move again.
Anibal Diogenes, D.D.S., Ph.D., is leading a clinical trial to bring dying teeth back to life through endodontic regeneration.
The challenge of attaining her education pushes Irene Chapa, Ph.D., to inspire and support South Texas youngsters so they will turn their dreams of achieving higher education into reality.
From Buenos Aires to Chicago to California, neuroscientist Veronica Galvan, Ph.D., learned from a succession of outstanding scientific mentors.
In their personal wars against multiple sclerosis, patients of Dr. Rebecca Romero have a strong and armed ally.
An uncommon life story has brought Ruth Berggren, M.D., FACP, to where she is today, preparing tomorrow’s healers to act with compassion and justice.
Dr. Kundandeep Nagi has long been fascinated by the eye. Today he offers specialized care to UT Medicine San Antonio patients with glaucoma and other conditions.
M.D./Ph.D. student Eithan Kotkowski had an epiphany as he promoted science to his elementary school pupils. In that moment, he realized he needed to pursue his own passion for science.
Greg Aune, M.D., Ph.D., is dedicating his research to young cancer survivors so that the treatment that saves them initially doesn’t harm their future health.
Using Facebook, Twitter and other social networks, Jennifer Sharpe Potter and OPAL researchers help connect people in chronic pain to research, clinical trials and coping mechanisms.
Dr. Maria-Jose Cervantes Mendez found her calling as a pediatric dentist who cares for special needs patients and families coping with cleft lip/palate diagnoses.
When Ashley Byrd, B.S.N., RN, enrolled in the nurse practitioner program, she didn’t know that decision would lead to the world of research. While working on her graduate nursing degree, she looks for ways to reduce stress for other nurses.
Medical student and newly minted Fulbright scholar Samy Bendjemil will focus on preventing infectious disease in a West African village.
Dr. Michael Beckstead’s passion for unraveling the ways the brain works could one day result in therapies for addiction and Parkinson’s disease.
A goal of "impeccable" care for patients guides the daily decisions of CTRC's Radiation Oncology Department Chairman Dr. Chul Soo Ha.