Tag Archives: Doctors Hospital at Renaissance

Removing Roadblocks Among Stepping Stones

Gabriel Villasenor

Grabiel Villasenor worked at a tire shop for four years before taking his first steps toward a career in health care. Feeling the pull to go a different route, he decided to return to school to study patient care. Working as a certified nursing assistant at Doctors Hospital at Renaissance was a stepping stone for Villasenor. It was not a final destination. Even then, Villasenor had his sights set on…

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STC Announces BSN Program

The inaugural cohort of STC's new RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing students. (photo STC)

South Texas College is starting a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program, according to officials at a special event Nov. 25. Among those in attendance were the inaugural cohort of student nurses clad in green scrubs. Dr. Christie Candelaria serves as program chair of both the Associate Degree Nursing Program and the new BSN program. “I would treat this just like having a family,” Candelaria said about the start…

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UoH Satellite Pharmacy Program Opens

UoH satellite pharmacy program opens in Edinburg. (photo City of Edinburg)

Program serves College of Pharmacy Doctors Hospital at Renaissance and the University of Houston are opening a satellite pharmacy program for its College of Pharmacy in Edinburg. The program serves as a teaching site for the college’s Professional Pharmacy Hispanic Healthcare Certificate Program. The program will help close disparity gaps in health care in the Rio Grande Valley. Students will train in a team-based approach with medical students and students from…

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