Dr. Byron Hepburn Discusses the MHI Mission

September 11, 2017

Dr. Hepburn discusses why military health is so important and what the mission of the Military Health Institute is all about. 

Man with Insomnia

Insomnia could be treated successfully in military personnel without medications

August 1, 2017

Insomnia is a widespread problem in the U.S. military and the most commonly reported symptom following deployment. A new study published online in the journal Sleep found that cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia , a form of talk therapy, was highly effective with an active duty population.

Strengthening military caregivers is new program’s goal

July 3, 2017

Pilot program funded by USAA will serve 50 families with goal of expanding nationally SAN ANTONIO (July 3, 2017) ― On the Fourth of July and every day, we honor our nation’s armed forces personnel who sacrificed their health and even life itself for our freedom. At home, many of our wounded warriors live with […]

MHI joins Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC)

June 21, 2017

UT Health San Antonio recently joined the Medical  Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC).  MTEC is a nation-wide consortium with members from industry, academia, and the nonprofit sector.  The goal of MTEC is to speed the availability of needed medical product solutions to the military, veterans, and the civilian population.  The Military Health Institute (MHI) initiated the […]

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Promotions Ceremony for Military Students Turned Doctors

June 6, 2017

As graduation has arrived we are proud of the many students who go on to fulfill their missions in health care. Military students are no different and they will go on to be deployed throughout the world passing along the courage, values and health and well-being to the students they serve. Our hats go off to these young men and women who have dedicated their lives to serving others and serving their country.

Memorial Day Commemorative Event

June 6, 2017

A Memorial day commemorative event was held in partnership between the Military Health Institute (MHI) at UT Health San Antonio and University Hospital System, at the Robert B. Greene Campus flagpole. Dr.  Don Jenkins Neurosurgery and Assistant Director of MHI, started off by mentioning the memorial service to a fallen San Antonio firefighter being held […]

San Antonio A Hidden Heroes City

May 8, 2017

  The City of San Antonio passed the Hidden Heroes City Resolution to recognize the military and veteran caregivers. The Hidden Heroes Cities Program from the Elizabeth Dole Foundation seeks to identify and meeting the needs of military caregivers in the United States by engaging each city and community. San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor, along […]

Reflections on Service

March 14, 2017

Several faculty members were interviewed to reflect on their service in the military and at UT Health San Antonio. A wonderful compendium of anecdotes were shared for all to hear. What came up often was the fact that the core values of the military and UT Health San Antonio were very much similar in their commitment to service and to help others.