April 21, 2015 A day in the life of an IS Support SpecialistIf you haven’t used one recently, you probably soon will. They’re information support specialists, better known as IS (formerly known as IT). more » Son donates kidney to save father’s life, strengthens bondIf anyone can say they have a close relationship, it would be Rick Boutwell and his son Dayne. And it’s not just because they are father and son... more » UTMB Police create mass-casualty kits for active-shooter situationsPrepare for the worst and hope for the best. That’s Lt. David DeOre’s philosophy. more » UTMB celebrates Occupational Therapy MonthUTMB's Department of Rehabilitation Services celebrated National OT Month in April. The department held its annual OT Month breakfast and recognized... more » Contact Impact Impact is UTMB’s bi-weekly newsletter focused on celebrating the accomplishments of UTMB’s faculty, staff and students. Please send all inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org. We hope you enjoy reading Impact and look forward to hearing from you! Shining Stars John Peterson, Samuel Baron Distinguished Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, was awarded more than $140,000 from the National... more » A Look BackA highlight of Impact's 30-plus years of publication more » Ben's Blog - A Twisted Path into the Disenchanted ForestUpdates from the 84th Legislative Session by UTMB's own Dr. Ben Raimer more » Department of Internal Medicine Alumni Society MeetsMore than 120 practitioners attended the Department of Internal Medicine’s 24th Annual Essentials in Internal Medicine: Update on Principles... more » Spotlight on David Niesel, vice president and dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical SciencesDavid W. Niesel, Ph.D., has been at UTMB since 1983 and was appointed dean of UTMB’s Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in March 2014. As... more » Medical student’s childhood tragedy ignites passion to help others When a tragedy happens, you can do one of two things: (A) Feel sorry for yourself, become bitter and of ill resolve, or (B) Pick yourself up... more » UTMB helps ANICO employees take charge of their healthThe line trickled out the door of ANICO's wellness center as employees of the Galveston-based company waited for their turn to complete a health risk... more » 2015 Neuro Nurses’ Day Conference On April 8, Department of Neurology Chairman Dr. Anish Bhardwaj welcomed nearly 200 practicing clinical nurses to “Neuro Nurses’... more » Contact Impact Impact is UTMB’s bi-weekly newsletter focused on celebrating the accomplishments of UTMB’s faculty, staff and students. Please send all inquiries to email@example.com. We hope you enjoy reading Impact and look forward to hearing from you!