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

Dr. Gregory Aune

Shafqat Shah, MD, and Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics, goes beyond medical care for pediatric patients.

A story on Dr. Shah's work with pediatric patients is featured in the on-line publication of the UT Health Science Center "Stories" web publication.

LINK: www.uthscsa.edu/stories

 
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Spearheaded by Jannine D. Cody, PhD, Alex Foster, MD, MPH, Alexander Pertsemlidis, PhD, Andrew Meyer, MD, MS, PEDs are short presentations highlighting Pediatric Research. Posted on youTube, they tell the stories behind faculty research projects.

Using Small RNAs to Understand Pediatric Cancer
Alexander Pertsemlidis, PhD
Associate Professor(tenured) of Pediatrics and Cellular and Structural Biology, Division of Hematology-Oncology

LINK: youTube May29, 2014

The Inspiration for the Chromosome 18 Research Center
Jannine D. Cody, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Genetics and Metabolic Disorders
The Chromosome 18 Clinical Research Center

LINK: youTube May29, 2014

Child Obesity From a Positive Deviance Perspective
Byron "Alex" Foster, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Inpatient Pediatrics

LINK: youTube May29, 2014

Improving Critical Care Devices
Andrew D.J. Meyer, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Critical Care
Associated Faculty of the Joint Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio/University of Texas at San Antonio

LINK: youTube May29, 2014