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Resiliency and Transformation – A Soldier/Doctor’s Journey

October 30, 2018

  Over 100 people attended the Military Health Institute’s Distinguished Lecture series co-sponsored by the Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics. Dr. Kerstetter talked about his experience losing almost everything including his military and medical careers.  Dr. Kerstetter advised that when faced with what appear to be insurmountable adversities, think about ways to transform yourself […]



Head of Defense Health Agency visits UT Health San Antonio

September 20, 2018

Navy Vice Admiral Raquel C. Bono, M.D., director of the Defense Health Agency in Washington, D.C., spoke to the Department of Surgery as well as military medical faculty and residents Sept. 17 about managing change and being a leader.  Vice Admiral Bono appears here with her father, Anatolio B. Cruz Jr., M.D., a surgery faculty member […]


Congratulations to Basil A. Pruitt, Jr., M.D. on his Lifetime Achievement Award

September 18, 2018

Join us in celebrating the legacy of Basil A. Pruitt, Jr., M.D., Commander and Director of the Institute of Surgical Research for over 27 years. During Dr. Basil’s tenure the burn mortality rate for patients was cut in half. He was recently awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by BioMed SA. Congratulations and thank you to […]



Solid Presence at Leading Military Health Conference

September 5, 2018

UT Health San Antonio sent a number of faculty and students to the  recent Military Health System Research Symposium, a four-day educational symposium that drew approximately 3,000 attendees to Kissimmee, Florida, to learn about military medical research. The annual symposium is considered the premier scientific meeting of the Department of Defense. It focuses on the […]



Dr. Hargreaves wins military health research award

June 22, 2018

Kenneth M. Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D. Kenneth M. Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D., has won the Outstanding Research Accomplishment (Individual/Academia) Award from the Military Health System Research Symposium (MHSRS). The award recognizes outstanding research contributions on the health and well-being of the military by an individual research scientist. Dr. Hargreaves’ primary research interests are in the areas of […]



External advisory committee collaborates with the MHI

June 12, 2018

Colleagues joined us for a collective mission to improve initiatives in military health. Our external advisory committee hails from UT Southwestern, Boston University, Mayo Clinic, University of Pittsburgh and Uniformed Services University.  The committee meets annually to discuss the latest collaborations in military health and academic medicine and research.



Join us in commemorating Memorial Day

May 25, 2018

At 3:00 pm please join us in commemorating Memorial Day with a moment of reflection for all those who have sacrificed their lives for our country.  


Join our Military Caregiver Telehealth Initiative

January 10, 2018

If you are a spouse, friend, family member or loved one who assists a wounded, ill or injured Service Member or Veteran in any activity (or instrumental activity) of daily living, you are a military caregiver. Join us for this exciting new program, the Military Caregiver Telehealth Initiative.


Veterans Day on Campus

November 17, 2017