Dr. Allison is passionate about improving access to health care for under-served, disadvantaged populations in the US and in resource limited settings overseas, whether that disadvantage is geographical, racial, cultural, gender-based or economical. Her current research focuses on prevention, screening and linkage to care in relation to HIV and viral hepatitis, particularly hepatits C.
Dr. Paolo Casali, Chairman of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics (MIMG), was awarded a T32 Trining Grant for his Graduate Research in Immunity Program (GRIP) from the National INstitutes of Health.
Fourth year graduate student Sergio Cepeda and his mentor Dr. Ann Griffith, assistant professor in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology, & Molecular Genetics are the 2018 recipients of the prestigious Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).
The associate dean for quality and lifelong learning and professor of medicine and infectious diseases at UT Health San Antonio's School of Medicine, Dr. Jan E. Patterson and the Texas Infectious Disease Readiness task force partner with experts from public and private medical schools, hospitals, government agencies, and emergency response orgaizations throughout Texas to increase the general public's knowledge of infectious diseases in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.