Pathway to Health Professions program featured in San Antonio Express-News

The Pathway to Health Professions program is paving the way for students from medically under-served communities to attain careers in the health care field.

Pathway participants

Brianna Casiano skipped a lot of regular checkups as a kid growing up in the Harlandale Independent School District because her parents didn’t have health insurance.

Now a 19-year-old college student and aspiring pediatric nurse, she knows better than most that access to health care is limited in her part of town. She’ll be a sophomore at the University of Texas at San Antonio in the fall, working on prerequisites for nursing school, and hopes to eventually work on the South Side. Read more.