Qitao Ran, Ph.D., who grew up working in rice fields, applies similar dedication to study neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s.
Oral and maxillofacial surgery gives Edward Ellis III, D.D.S., M.S., the opportunity to improve his patients’ oral function and facial appearance.
Gregory Ernst, Ph.D., PT, is passionate about patient care and teaching the next generation of physical therapists.
Former Harvard football player finds lessons learned on the gridiron help him to succeed in medical school.
Jesse Rettele found his calling when a boy began to walk with the limbs Rettele had fashioned.
A. Pratap Kumar, Ph.D., sees mountains of cancer-fighting potential in a tree bark extract.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jannine Cody's heartbreak drove her to research
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.