Three faculty members selected to UT System’s Shine Academy

UT Health San Antonio faculty members Babatunde “Kay” Oyajobi, MD, PhD, MBA; Bridgett Piernik-Yoder, PhD, OTR; and Moshtagh Farokhi, DDS, MPH, have been selected as members of The University of Texas Kenneth I. Shine Academy of Health Science Education. Dr. Oyajobi is the interim...
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Dr. Susan Mooberry elected to the 2020 class of AAAS Fellows in the section of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Dr. Susan Mooberry was elected to the 2020 class of AAAS Fellows in the section of Pharmaceutical Sciences for “distinguished contributions to the field of cancer pharmacology particularly on discovery and development of natural product anti-microtubule agents for treatment of...
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Dental Hygiene Faculty Publishes Article About Promoting Dental Health For Pets

Beatriz Hicks, a clinical associate professor in the Department of Periodontics, Division of Dental Hygiene has just published an article about the consequences of oral disease in pets in Dimensions of Dental Hygiene. The paper is titled “Promoting Dental Health For...
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Dr. Alex Bishop Receives International Grant To Study Ewing Sarcoma

Although COVID-19 has become the top health and research priority around the world, a child is still diagnosed with cancer every two minutes globally. To meet this urgent need, the Stand Up To Cancer and Cancer Research UK’s Pediatric Cancer New Discoveries Challenge has awarded...
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Dr. Jessica Nute Receives Radiological Sciences Graduate Program Teacher of The Year Award

Dr. Jessica Nute has just received the Radiological Sciences Graduate Program Teacher of The Year Award. In addition to her position as an clinical assistant professor in the Department of Radiology, she also serves as COGS chair for the Radiological Sciences Ph.D. program and...
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Dr. José E. Cavazos Appointed Chair of the M.D./Ph.D. Section of the Graduate Research Education and Training Group (GREAT) of the AAMC

Dr. José E. Cavazos, professor and assistant dean of the South Texas Medical Scientist Training Program (M.D./Ph.D.) at UT Health San Antonio was appointed on Sept. 16 as chair of the M.D./Ph.D. Section of the Graduate Research Education and Training Group (GREAT) of the...
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Faculty Spotlight: 21 Questions With Kevin Bieniek, Ph.D.

Dr. Kevin Bieniek is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology and the Biggs Institute Brain Bank Director. View his faculty profile >> 1) Please tell me about yourself. Originally from Minnesota, I received my B.Sc. in Biology and Psychology from Iowa State...
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San Antonio Scientists Running Largest Remdesivir Trial in World Find Early Success

Results of the latest phase of an international clinical trial of the experimental antiviral drug remdesivir point to a shortened recovery time and reduced mortality rate for critically ill COVID-19 patients, according to officials at University Health System, which is conducting...
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