Final Words: Macie Mattila and her love for dentistry, osteoporosis research and the next step of dental school

Macie Mattila recently won the Armand Guarino Award for Academic Excellence in Masters Studies.  Your name, program, thesis title. Macie Mattila, Master of Science in Cell Systems and Anatomy, “Caspase-2 in Osteoclasts: A Tale of Deletion and Overexpression” Please tell me about...
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Final Words: Catherine Cheng and Biology of Aging

Your name, program, dissertation title. Catherine Cheng, Integrated Biomedical Sciences. “Sex differences in longevity and lifespan-extending drug efficacy in genetically heterogeneous mice: Age-specific effects and gonadal contributions.” Please tell me about yourself, why did...
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Final Words: Allison Garrison & Her Passion for Pharmacology

Your name, program, dissertation title. Allison Garrison, Integrated Biomedical Sciences Program (IBMS-PhD),  Physiology/Pharmacology discipline, The role of brain-derived neurotrophic factor in modulating neuroinflammation Please tell me about yourself, why did you pick UT...
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Final Words: Andrea Shields, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

Your name, program, dissertation title. Name: Andrea Shields, M.D., F.A.C.O.G. Program: MSCI Dissertation title: Bridging the Evidence Gap: A Novel Method to Update the 2015 American Heart Association Statement on Cardiac Arrest in Pregnancy Please tell me about yourself, why did...
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Final Words: Lauren Cornell

1) Your name, program, dissertation title. Lauren Cornell, Translational Science Ph.D., Utility of Magnetic Nanoparticles for Targeted Corneal Endothelial Cellular Delivery 2) Please tell me about yourself, why did you pick UT Health San Antonio, and your program. I had gotten my...
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Dr. Tiffani Houston: Medicine, Dance, and the Move to Miami

Dr. Tiffani Houston, a graduate of the South Texas Medical Scientist Training Program, will be walking the stage on May 18 as one of the four M.D./Ph.D. students set to graduate this year. After graduation, she will be moving to Miami to pursue a combined Internal Medicine and...
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Final Words: Marija Anne Djurkovic

1) Your name and program. Marija Anne Djurkovic, Master of Science in Immunology and Infection 2) Please tell me about yourself, why did you pick UT Health San Antonio, and your program. I am originally from Mission TX, a relatively small town that is part of the Rio Grande...
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Final Words: Mylinh Duong, Graduate Periodontics Program

Your name, program, dissertation title. Mylinh Duong, Graduate Periodontics Program, Evaluation of Healing at Molar Extraction Sites with and without Ridge Preservation: a Three-arm Histologic Analysis Please tell me about yourself, why did you pick UT Health San Antonio, and...
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