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Caring for someone with COVID-19 at home? CDC now has guidelines.

April 1, 2020

UT Health San Antonio is committed to supporting families living with dementia and other chronic illnesses during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) crisis. School of Nursing has compiled resources to help you during this time: https://utcaregivers.org


Military Health System Research Symposium Abstract Deadline Extended

March 24, 2020

Due to world events, the Call for Abstract for the 2020 Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS) is extended to 8 April. The MHSRS website (https://mhsrs.amedd.army.mil/) will accept abstract submissions until 8 April 2020. Submitters will be notified on the status of their abstract by e-mail by early June. The location and date of the […]


2020 Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS) Abstract Submission

March 13, 2020

From the 2020 MHSRS planning committee: The submission site will close 25 Mar 2020. We WILL NOT accept abstract submissions after 25 Mar, so please plan accordingly.    Please note that it is the submitter’s responsibility to get the required organizational clearances prior to abstract submission. This includes Public Affairs, Operational Security, Intellectual Property or any […]


Press Release: Free virtual program helps military caregivers

March 4, 2020

Media contact: Susan Anasagasti, 210-562-6832, anasagasti@uthscsa.edu SAN ANTONIO, (March 3) — They deal with the labors of parenthood, juggling mortgages and preschool schedules. They have careers, too.  But one thing is always on their minds – caring for their injured veteran or service member. The load is often so heavy that they don’t stop to think […]


Chris Heins

A Higher Call: Chris Heins

January 30, 2020




Brooke Army Medical Center receives national recognition for superior surgical quality

December 10, 2019

The MHI is proud to support and advocate for the San Antonio military-civilian trauma system. Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC), the DoD’s only Level I trauma center, was recently recognized by the American College of Surgeons as ranking among the top 10 percent of hospitals for surgical care. Additionally, BAMC was among only 56 hospitals […]



MHI co-authors paper on novel use of MRI for brain tumor identification

November 25, 2019

The Military Health Institute’s Assistant Deputy Director, Dr. Jeremy Nelson, is a co-author on a recent paper published in Scientific Reports using machine learning to describe brain tumors in humans using MRI. To read the full paper go here. Paper abstract: We propose a statistical multiscale mapping approach to identify microscopic and molecular heterogeneity across […]