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Monday, November 18
 

10:50am

Opportunities in Biomedical Research (Healthcare Group 6)
Alex Wadley will speak about the varying positions offered at Texas Biomed and mention some of the certifications and degrees that supplement each. She will go over the importance of biomedical research and the various opportunities that exist in San Antonio.

Speakers
avatar for Alex Wadley

Alex Wadley

Community Outreach Coordinator, Texas Biomedical Research Institute
My name is Alexandria Wadley and I am the Community Outreach Coordinator at Texas Biomedical Research Institute in San Antonio, Texas. I am originally from Houston and moved to San Antonio to go to school at UTSA where I received my B.A. in Anthropology in 2011. After graduating college... Read More →
avatar for Colwyn Headley

Colwyn Headley

Researcher/Graduate Student, Texas Biomedical Research Institute


Monday November 18, 2019 10:50am - 11:30am
Kerr

10:50am

Opportunities in Rehabilitation Therapy (Healthcare Group 2)
This workshop will describe the three rehabilitation therapy areas of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy. It will compare and contrast these three disciplines and discuss post-secondary education requirements. Rehabilitation Tech/Aide's will also be discussed.

Speakers
avatar for Elizabeth Koyle

Elizabeth Koyle

Executive Director, Rehabilitation Therapy Programs, University Health System
Dr. Elizabeth Koyle is the Executive Director of Rehab Therapy Programs at University Health System.  She received her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Duke University, her PhD from University of Utah, an MBA in Health Care Management, and Masters of Health Leadership from Western... Read More →


Monday November 18, 2019 10:50am - 11:30am
Oak

10:50am

Post Secondary Education Opportunities in Physical Therapy (Healthcare Group 4)
Students will learn about the educational path to becoming a physical therapist. In addition, students will learn about recent advancements in physical therapy and the various settings physical therapists practice in.

Speakers
avatar for William Richardson

William Richardson

Physical Therapist, LifeClinic
Dr. Richardson earned his bachelor's degree in Kinesiology from the University of Texas at San Antonio, and his doctorate from Texas Woman's University - Houston. He currently practices in an outpatient orthopedic setting, and serves on the board for the local district of the Texas... Read More →


Monday November 18, 2019 10:50am - 11:30am
Mesquite

10:50am

Pursuing a Career in Nutrition and Dietetics (Healthcare Group 1)
This presentation will expand on the steps needed to pursue a career in Nutrition and Dietetics. We will also discuss local post-secondary education programs, volunteer/internship opportunities, and career paths available in the Nutrition and Dietetics field. The presenter will also emphasize on clinical nutrition and personal experiences as a UTSA graduate from the Coordinated Program in Dietetics.

Speakers
avatar for Rafaela Infante

Rafaela Infante

Pediatric Dietitian, Methodist Hospital
Rafaela’s love for food began at an early age. In her high school years, she began to ponder how she might turn that love of food into a rewarding career in the medical field. Rafaela developed an interest in the study of nutrition and dietetics after reading a book about nutrition... Read More →


Monday November 18, 2019 10:50am - 11:30am
Maple

10:50am

The World of Prosthetics (Healthcare Group 8)
We will discuss upper extremity prosthetics and lower extremity prosthetics. Will also discuss education requirements to become a prosthetist.

Speakers
avatar for Jaclyn Astorga

Jaclyn Astorga

Certified/Licensed Prosthetist, Audie Murphy VA Hospital
In 1996, Jackie was involved in a car accident which introduced her to the world of prosthetics. In 2004, she graduated from Southwestern Medical University in Dallas, Texas. In 2006, she completed her residency from UT Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas.


Monday November 18, 2019 10:50am - 11:30am
Riverwalk

11:40am

Healthcare Programs at San Antonio College (Healthcare Group 4)
The session will discuss the health care programs at San Antonio College such as nursing, dental assistance, emergency medical technician, health care administration, etc. plus the educational requirements and length of time for each program.

Speakers
avatar for Sylvia De Leon

Sylvia De Leon

Professor/Program Coordinator, San Antonio College
Sylvia De Leon holds an MA in Public Administration with an emphasis in Healthcare, an MA in Human Resource Management. She received an excellence award from the American Medical Association for managing excellent health programs. She teaches courses in Business Management and Public... Read More →


Monday November 18, 2019 11:40am - 12:20pm
Pecan

11:40am

Opportunities in Biomedical Research (Healthcare Group 3)
Alex Wadley will speak about the varying positions offered at Texas Biomed and mention some of the certifications and degrees that supplement each. She will go over the importance of biomedical research and the various opportunities that exist in San Antonio.

Speakers
avatar for Colwyn Headley

Colwyn Headley

Researcher/Graduate Student, Texas Biomedical Research Institute
avatar for Alex Wadley

Alex Wadley

Community Outreach Coordinator, Texas Biomedical Research Institute
My name is Alexandria Wadley and I am the Community Outreach Coordinator at Texas Biomedical Research Institute in San Antonio, Texas. I am originally from Houston and moved to San Antonio to go to school at UTSA where I received my B.A. in Anthropology in 2011. After graduating college... Read More →


Monday November 18, 2019 11:40am - 12:20pm
Kerr

11:40am

Opportunities in Rehabilitation Therapy (Healthcare Group 8)
This workshop will describe the three rehabilitation therapy areas of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy. It will compare and contrast these three disciplines and discuss post-secondary education requirements. Rehabilitation Tech/Aide's will also be discussed.

Speakers
avatar for Elizabeth Koyle

Elizabeth Koyle

Executive Director, Rehabilitation Therapy Programs, University Health System
Dr. Elizabeth Koyle is the Executive Director of Rehab Therapy Programs at University Health System.  She received her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Duke University, her PhD from University of Utah, an MBA in Health Care Management, and Masters of Health Leadership from Western... Read More →


Monday November 18, 2019 11:40am - 12:20pm
Oak

11:40am

Post Secondary Education Opportunities in Physical Therapy (Healthcare Group 1)
Students will learn about the educational path to becoming a physical therapist. In addition, students will learn about recent advancements in physical therapy and the various settings physical therapists practice in.

Speakers
avatar for William Richardson

William Richardson

Physical Therapist, LifeClinic
Dr. Richardson earned his bachelor's degree in Kinesiology from the University of Texas at San Antonio, and his doctorate from Texas Woman's University - Houston. He currently practices in an outpatient orthopedic setting, and serves on the board for the local district of the Texas... Read More →


Monday November 18, 2019 11:40am - 12:20pm
Mesquite

11:40am

Pursuing a Career in Nutrition and Dietetics (Healthcare Group 2)
This presentation will expand on the steps needed to pursue a career in Nutrition and Dietetics. We will also discuss local post-secondary education programs, volunteer/internship opportunities, and career paths available in the Nutrition and Dietetics field. The presenter will also emphasize on clinical nutrition and personal experiences as a UTSA graduate from the Coordinated Program in Dietetics.

Speakers
avatar for Rafaela Infante

Rafaela Infante

Pediatric Dietitian, Methodist Hospital
Rafaela’s love for food began at an early age. In her high school years, she began to ponder how she might turn that love of food into a rewarding career in the medical field. Rafaela developed an interest in the study of nutrition and dietetics after reading a book about nutrition... Read More →


Monday November 18, 2019 11:40am - 12:20pm
Maple

11:40am

The World of Prosthetics (Healthcare Group 5)
We will discuss upper extremity prosthetics and lower extremity prosthetics. Will also discuss education requirements to become a prosthetist.

Speakers
avatar for Jaclyn Astorga

Jaclyn Astorga

Certified/Licensed Prosthetist, Audie Murphy VA Hospital
In 1996, Jackie was involved in a car accident which introduced her to the world of prosthetics. In 2004, she graduated from Southwestern Medical University in Dallas, Texas. In 2006, she completed her residency from UT Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas.


Monday November 18, 2019 11:40am - 12:20pm
Riverwalk

12:50pm

Healthcare Programs at San Antonio College (Healthcare Group 8)
The session will discuss the health care programs at San Antonio College such as nursing, dental assistance, emergency medical technician, health care administration, etc. plus the educational requirements and length of time for each program.

Speakers
avatar for Sylvia De Leon

Sylvia De Leon

Professor/Program Coordinator, San Antonio College
Sylvia De Leon holds an MA in Public Administration with an emphasis in Healthcare, an MA in Human Resource Management. She received an excellence award from the American Medical Association for managing excellent health programs. She teaches courses in Business Management and Public... Read More →


Monday November 18, 2019 12:50pm - 1:30pm
Pecan

12:50pm

Opportunities in Biomedical Research (Healthcare Group 5)
Alex Wadley will speak about the varying positions offered at Texas Biomed and mention some of the certifications and degrees that supplement each. She will go over the importance of biomedical research and the various opportunities that exist in San Antonio.

Speakers
avatar for Alex Wadley

Alex Wadley

Community Outreach Coordinator, Texas Biomedical Research Institute
My name is Alexandria Wadley and I am the Community Outreach Coordinator at Texas Biomedical Research Institute in San Antonio, Texas. I am originally from Houston and moved to San Antonio to go to school at UTSA where I received my B.A. in Anthropology in 2011. After graduating college... Read More →
avatar for Colwyn Headley

Colwyn Headley

Researcher/Graduate Student, Texas Biomedical Research Institute


Monday November 18, 2019 12:50pm - 1:30pm
Kerr

12:50pm

Opportunities in Rehabilitation Therapy (Healthcare Group 6)
This workshop will describe the three rehabilitation therapy areas of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy. It will compare and contrast these three disciplines and discuss post-secondary education requirements. Rehabilitation Tech/Aide's will also be discussed.

Speakers
avatar for Elizabeth Koyle

Elizabeth Koyle

Executive Director, Rehabilitation Therapy Programs, University Health System
Dr. Elizabeth Koyle is the Executive Director of Rehab Therapy Programs at University Health System.  She received her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Duke University, her PhD from University of Utah, an MBA in Health Care Management, and Masters of Health Leadership from Western... Read More →


Monday November 18, 2019 12:50pm - 1:30pm
Oak

12:50pm

Post Secondary Education Opportunities in Physical Therapy (Healthcare Group 7)
Students will learn about the educational path to becoming a physical therapist. In addition, students will learn about recent advancements in physical therapy and the various settings physical therapists practice in.

Speakers
avatar for William Richardson

William Richardson

Physical Therapist, LifeClinic
Dr. Richardson earned his bachelor's degree in Kinesiology from the University of Texas at San Antonio, and his doctorate from Texas Woman's University - Houston. He currently practices in an outpatient orthopedic setting, and serves on the board for the local district of the Texas... Read More →


Monday November 18, 2019 12:50pm - 1:30pm
Mesquite

12:50pm

Pursuing a Career in Nutrition and Dietetics (Heathcare Group 9)
This presentation will expand on the steps needed to pursue a career in Nutrition and Dietetics. We will also discuss local post-secondary education programs, volunteer/internship opportunities, and career paths available in the Nutrition and Dietetics field. The presenter will also emphasize on clinical nutrition and personal experiences as a UTSA graduate from the Coordinated Program in Dietetics.

Speakers
avatar for Rafaela Infante

Rafaela Infante

Pediatric Dietitian, Methodist Hospital
Rafaela’s love for food began at an early age. In her high school years, she began to ponder how she might turn that love of food into a rewarding career in the medical field. Rafaela developed an interest in the study of nutrition and dietetics after reading a book about nutrition... Read More →


Monday November 18, 2019 12:50pm - 1:30pm
Maple

12:50pm

The World of Prosthetics (Healthcare Group 3)
We will discuss upper extremity prosthetics and lower extremity prosthetics. Will also discuss education requirements to become a prosthetist.

Speakers
avatar for Jaclyn Astorga

Jaclyn Astorga

Certified/Licensed Prosthetist, Audie Murphy VA Hospital
In 1996, Jackie was involved in a car accident which introduced her to the world of prosthetics. In 2004, she graduated from Southwestern Medical University in Dallas, Texas. In 2006, she completed her residency from UT Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas.


Monday November 18, 2019 12:50pm - 1:30pm
Riverwalk

1:40pm

Free Healthcare Training at the Alamo Colleges Eastside Education and Training Center - EETC (Healthcare Group 8)
This session will focus on general programs and services at the Alamo Eastside Education and Training Center (EETC), and specifically on the Health Profession Opportunity Grant (HPOG) courses and programs.

Speakers
avatar for Delicia Herrera

Delicia Herrera

Off-Site Coordinator for the Alamo Colleges Eastside Education and Training Center (EETC), Alamo Colleges
Delicia Herrera is a lifelong resident of San Antonio, a proud product of the Edgewood community and attended undergraduate and graduate school at St. Mary’s University. She was elected to the San Antonio City Council in 2005 and re-elected in 2007 by the largest margin of any contested... Read More →


Monday November 18, 2019 1:40pm - 2:20pm
La Salle

1:40pm

Healthcare Programs at San Antonio College (Healthcare Group 7)
The session will discuss the health care programs at San Antonio College such as nursing, dental assistance, emergency medical technician, health care administration, etc. plus the educational requirements and length of time for each program.

Speakers
avatar for Sylvia De Leon

Sylvia De Leon

Professor/Program Coordinator, San Antonio College
Sylvia De Leon holds an MA in Public Administration with an emphasis in Healthcare, an MA in Human Resource Management. She received an excellence award from the American Medical Association for managing excellent health programs. She teaches courses in Business Management and Public... Read More →


Monday November 18, 2019 1:40pm - 2:20pm
Pecan

1:40pm

Opportunities in Biomedical Research (Healthcare Group 1)
Alex Wadley will speak about the varying positions offered at Texas Biomed and mention some of the certifications and degrees that supplement each. She will go over the importance of biomedical research and the various opportunities that exist in San Antonio.

Speakers
avatar for Alex Wadley

Alex Wadley

Community Outreach Coordinator, Texas Biomedical Research Institute
My name is Alexandria Wadley and I am the Community Outreach Coordinator at Texas Biomedical Research Institute in San Antonio, Texas. I am originally from Houston and moved to San Antonio to go to school at UTSA where I received my B.A. in Anthropology in 2011. After graduating college... Read More →
avatar for Colwyn Headley

Colwyn Headley

Researcher/Graduate Student, Texas Biomedical Research Institute


Monday November 18, 2019 1:40pm - 2:20pm
Kerr

1:40pm

Opportunities in Rehabilitation Therapy (Healthcare Group 9)
This workshop will describe the three rehabilitation therapy areas of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy. It will compare and contrast these three disciplines and discuss post-secondary education requirements. Rehabilitation Tech/Aide's will also be discussed.

Speakers
avatar for Elizabeth Koyle

Elizabeth Koyle

Executive Director, Rehabilitation Therapy Programs, University Health System
Dr. Elizabeth Koyle is the Executive Director of Rehab Therapy Programs at University Health System.  She received her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Duke University, her PhD from University of Utah, an MBA in Health Care Management, and Masters of Health Leadership from Western... Read More →


Monday November 18, 2019 1:40pm - 2:20pm
Oak

1:40pm

Post Secondary Education Opportunities in Physical Therapy (Healthcare Group 6)
Students will learn about the educational path to becoming a physical therapist. In addition, students will learn about recent advancements in physical therapy and the various settings physical therapists practice in.

Speakers
avatar for William Richardson

William Richardson

Physical Therapist, LifeClinic
Dr. Richardson earned his bachelor's degree in Kinesiology from the University of Texas at San Antonio, and his doctorate from Texas Woman's University - Houston. He currently practices in an outpatient orthopedic setting, and serves on the board for the local district of the Texas... Read More →


Monday November 18, 2019 1:40pm - 2:20pm
Mesquite

1:40pm

Pursuing a Career in Nutrition and Dietetics (Healthcare Group 4)
This presentation will expand on the steps needed to pursue a career in Nutrition and Dietetics. We will also discuss local post-secondary education programs, volunteer/internship opportunities, and career paths available in the Nutrition and Dietetics field. The presenter will also emphasize on clinical nutrition and personal experiences as a UTSA graduate from the Coordinated Program in Dietetics.

Speakers
avatar for Rafaela Infante

Rafaela Infante

Pediatric Dietitian, Methodist Hospital
Rafaela’s love for food began at an early age. In her high school years, she began to ponder how she might turn that love of food into a rewarding career in the medical field. Rafaela developed an interest in the study of nutrition and dietetics after reading a book about nutrition... Read More →


Monday November 18, 2019 1:40pm - 2:20pm
Maple

1:40pm

The World of Prosthetics (Healthcare Group 2)
We will discuss upper extremity prosthetics and lower extremity prosthetics. Will also discuss education requirements to become a prosthetist.

Speakers
avatar for Jaclyn Astorga

Jaclyn Astorga

Certified/Licensed Prosthetist, Audie Murphy VA Hospital
In 1996, Jackie was involved in a car accident which introduced her to the world of prosthetics. In 2004, she graduated from Southwestern Medical University in Dallas, Texas. In 2006, she completed her residency from UT Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas.


Monday November 18, 2019 1:40pm - 2:20pm
Riverwalk