Department of Pediatrics

Department of Pediatrics

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is proud to take on the roles of educators of both the current and next generation of health care providers, providers of cutting edge clinical care, as researchers unlocking the doors to new knowledge and advocates for our society's most precious asset — our children.

Pediatrics Highlights

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Hematology-Oncology Physicians Field a St. Baldrick's Team
According to Greg Aune M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Hematology-Oncology, over the last five years, the UT Health Science Center has received over a million dollars in research funding from the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. The foundation is a volunteer-driven charity committed to funding childhood cancer research. At this year's event Dr. Aune hopes to surpass the 100k fundraising mark.

LINK: Event and Donation Page
LINK: More about St. Baldrick's Foundation

2014 Annual Report of Research, Scholarly Activity and Academic Accomplishments Published
Annual report of research, scholarly activity and academic accomplishments for the 2014 calendar year, organized by division, with an introduction by Thomas C. Mayes, M.D., M.B.A., Professor and Chairman for the Department of Pediatrics. Notes by Anthony J. Infante, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Chairman for Research & Academic Affairs Department of Pediatrics.

LINK: 2014 Annual Report (PDF)

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Jacqueline Viramontes Assesses a Child in Project TEACH

Project TEACH Has New Website
Project TEACH, a Community Pediatrics Project launches a new website to promote the project. Project TEACH is an empirical and Nurse Case Management home based program with an emphasis on health literacy and education implemented by a multidisciplinary team of Physicians, licensed Nurses, Environmental Consultants, and trained Developmental Assessors.