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.
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.
Jannine Cody's heartbreak drove her to research
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.
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.
Andrew Brenner, M.D., leads a brand new first-in-human clinical trial to fight deadly brain tumors.
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.
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.
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.
How do an Air Force career, fast planes and a flare for science and the arts translate into a career in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery? You'd have to ask Dr. John Morehead.
Presidential teaching award winner Earlanda Williams, Ph.D., uses her love of human anatomy to teach students about the beauty and complexity of the human body.
Dr. Nicolas Musi’s strong conviction of the importance of research began early and now guides his work at the helm of the Barshop Institute for Aging and Longevity Studies.
As chief of hematology and medical oncology at the Cancer Therapy & Research Center, Dr. Anand Karnad carries a heavy patient load. But he never loses sight of the most important part of his job: the patient in front of him.
Wendy B. Kang, M.D., J.D., clinical professor of anesthesiology, offers her students lessons in medicine, law and ethics.
Joe and Teresa Long gave generously to assist young medical students at the Health Science Center, and those students are now in a position to give back.
Amelie G. Ramirez, Dr.P.H., director of the university’s Institute for Health Promotion Research, was among the first to battle health disparities among Latinos and continues to stimulate healthful behaviors in this surging population.
The advice of a high school nurse prompts Dr. Julie Novak to seek a life of service in health care.
William P. Clarke, Ph.D., professor of pharmacology, is an outstanding mentor to students as he conducts research to find locally acting, safer drugs for pain relief.
Alan Peterson, Ph.D., ABPP, believes that we can do a better job helping our warriors recover from the horrors of the combat zone.
David F. Jimenez, M.D., FACS, professor and chairman of neurosurgery at the Health Science Center refined cranial surgery for the benefit of infants.