Mission & Vision
The research mission at UT Health San Antonio is to grow a multi-professional research infrastructure that leverages intellectual capital and enhances the success of our scientists in translating discoveries into strategies and therapies that promote health and reduce health disparities.
The research vision for UT Health San Antonio is to improve health through creative leadership in research discovery.
The university’s research goals according to the 2013-2017 strategic plan are:
- To sustain excellence, target research efforts to ensure strategic investments have the maximum impact on advancing human health with special attention to regional health issues.
- Recruit and nurture the next generation of basic and clinical scientists into the institution’s priority research areas.
- Enhance and expand research technology and infrastructure.
- Leverage collaborative opportunities within UT Health San Antonio and across the University of Texas System to advance basic, clinical, and translational research progress.