Fisher House Volunteer Activity

The Military Health Interest Group gets involved with the military community. On Nov. 12, 2016 the group cooked a full Italian meal for all of the guests at Fisher House, which provides free or low-cost lodging to veterans and military families receiving treatment at military medical centers.

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Veterans Day On Campus

UT Health San Antonio recognizes Veterans Day as an opportunity for faculty, staff and students to come together for acknowledgement and fellowship.

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Resilience in the Shadows of War

Dr. Michael Figley, center, joined students, staff and faculty at a variety of events hosted by the Military Health Institute on Oct. 12, 2016 in support of the MHI’s Distinguished Lecture Series. Dr. Figley spoke about compassion fatigue and his compassion fatigue model. Approximately 60 people attended. Dr. Figley has a distinguished career in the military, published scholar, professor and humanitarian. He has been at the forefront of scholarship on the subject of traumatic stress.

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DoD Grant Proposal Workshop 9/22/2016

Dr. Peterson and Dr. Young-McCaughan did a fantastic job of taking people through the proposal process of DoD grant writing. The intention behind the workshop was to coach and inform researchers on opportunities to pursue grants from the DoD related to military health issues.

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9/11/16 Memorial Run

The Military Health Interest Group participated in the local 9/11 Memorial Run in support of those who sacrificed their lives.

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Saluting our Veterans

Veterans Day is a day for us to celebrate and recognize all the men and women who serve. MHI hosted a reception with faculty, students and staff on campus. All came together, some in dress uniform, for camaraderie and fellowship. The ceremony was well attended and documented in the video below.

Saluting Our Veterans from UT Health Science Center on Vimeo.

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