Improving the health and resiliency of our nation's military service members, veterans, and their families through research, education and patient care.
UT Health San Antonio leads the STRONG STAR Consortium and the Consortium to Alleviate PTSD, which together form the world’s largest research network focused on combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder and co-occurring conditions.
The Military Health Institute at UT Health San Antonio encourages collaboration in research on behavioral health, trauma, cancer, pain, substance abuse and neuro-imaging.
Remote Trauma Outcomes Research Network is a study executed in partnership with the Southwest Texas Regional Advisory Council and DoD to study the impact of prehospital time, diagnostics and therapeutics on outcomes after injury in remote settings.
Severely injured trauma patients who received a blood-clotting drug before arriving at the hospital had a better chance of surviving than those who didn’t, according to new research published in Journal of the American Medical Association Surgery.
The military medical experience of one San Antonio-based trauma surgeon helped shape the invention of a new type of surgical retractor, a medical device that hasn’t changed much in over a century. Dr. Ramon Cestero, a surgery professor at UT Health San Antonio and former U.S. Navy trauma surgeon, developed the TITAN CSR surgical retractor and launched Advanced Surgical Retractor Systems, Inc. (ASR Systems) in 2019.
Dr. Vincent Mysliwiec and Dr. Alan Peterson, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, are quoted in this article about their study that shows active-duty U.S. military members may be at a markedly increased risk of developing insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea.