San Antonio will host soon its second medical

The University of the Incarnate Word's President
Lou Agnese, PhD, says they're opening a new medical

"That is for sure, you can put that
in the bank."

Agnese says with a growing demand
for health care professionals, along with
the nation's aging
population, it makes sense.

"We have a School of Nursing,
Health Professions, a School of Optemetry
and Physical Therapy ... this would be
the crown jewel."

"We had our meeting last Friday
of the board of trustees of the
university and we brought a recommendation
from the administration to go ahead
with the next phase
which would be the formal feasibility
study," he says.

It will be a school of osteopathy
graduating doctors schooled
in an holistic approach.

Agnese says they're
scouting locations now.

"Either by the 5 hospitals downtown,
the second at Brooks City Base,
the third near Ft. Sam at East
Walters and I 35."

The fourth possible location
would be at the Medical Center.

If all goes as planned
school is slated to open
in 2016.