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City of San Antonio Names New Military Medical Innovation Director

October 1, 2019

San Antonio’s Economic Development Corporation has named Corey Levenson as the City’s new military medical innovation director, a role created to better align economic development strategies with San Antonio’s unique military medical assets.




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Military Health System Research Symposium

August 15, 2019

The MHI team will be traveling to Florida for the annual Military Health System Research Symposium. MHSRS is a scientific four-day conference in Florida where medical researchers and doctors meet to present and discuss new scientific knowledge resulting from military-specific research and development. More about MHSRS



MHSRS Call for Abstracts through March 15

February 25, 2019

  The MHSRS website (https://mhsrs.amedd.army.mil/) is accepting abstract submissions for the 2019 meeting until March 15, 2019. The 2019 MHSRS Call for Abstracts closes at midnight eastern Standard Time on March, 15, 2019.   This March 15, 2019 deadline WILL NOT be extended.  Submitters will be notified on the status of their abstract by e-mail by late […]



Veterans Day Ceremony and Reception

November 13, 2018

Approximately 75 active duty, veterans and staff members joined each other to recognize those who are serving or who have served.  In honor of the event, Dr.Paul Allen, an assistant professor talked about his calling to the military and towards the health professions.  He went on to recognize all who have served.  Dr. Allen cited […]




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 […]