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.

Recent News

Dr. Melissa Frei-Jones

Melissa Frei-Jones, MD, MSCI, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, and the medical director of the South Texas Sickle Cell and Thalassemia Center has been recognized for her work with UT Kids and new approaches to treating sickle cell disease in children.

The article highlighting Dr. Frei-Jones' efforts appears in the August edition of San Antonio Magazine.

LINK: San Antonio Magazine, August 2014


Dr. Melissa Frei-Jones

Gregory Aune, MD, PhD, and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, has dedicated his life to conducting research on the basic science of cardiac disease in pediatric cancer survivors.

A story on Dr. Aunes' research is featured in the online publication of Bio News Texas. Dr. Aune will also be featured in the UT Health Science Center "Stories" web publication.

LINK: Bio News Texas, July 21, 2014


Stephanie Bousquet and Dr. Robert Nolan at the School of Medicine Senior Awards Dinner

Stephanie Bousquet receives the 2014 John A. Mangos Award for Excellence in Pediatrics from Dr. Robert Nolan, Jr., Associate Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics. The annual award, presented at the Senior Awards Banquet at Oak Hills Country Club on March 27, honors Dr. John A. Mangos, former Chairman of the department.