September 21, 2010

Hot-button security risks

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) breach notification rule has been in effect for little more than a year now...
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UTMB Health Optical Center hosts open house

Galveston Chamber of Commerce ambassadors joined UTMB Health dignitaries and Optical Center staff for a ribbon cutting and reception recently to... read article »

UTMB welcomes Galveston Chamber of Commerce

UTMB Health President Dr. David L. Callender recenlty hosted a breakfast meeting of the Galveston Chamber of Commerce in the Levin Hall Faculty... read article »

 November 19, 2010

Shuttle mice to boost disease research

When the space shuttle Discovery lifts off on its final flight this month, its six astronauts will be joined by sixteen rodent... read article »

Stressed? Head to the stress-free zone

Your breathing is shallow. Your heart rate is elevated. Your upper back and neck muscles are tightening—you're stressed! During... read article »

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Dr. Elizabeth Protas

Impact's November profile highlights Dr. Elizabeth Protas, Vice President and Dean of the School of Health Professions. Protas came to UTMB in 2002 to chair the school’s Department of Physical Therapy and was appointed dean in 2008. She earned her Ph.D. from the State University of New York at... more »

New clinics open at Brittany Bay

UTMB recently opened three new clinics in Brittany Bay specializing in ear, nose and throat care, oral surgery, and rehabilitation... read article »