UTMB global health symposium to feature pediatric infectious disease expert

September 30, 2014

 A pediatric infectious disease expert from Peru will be the featured speaker at a global health symposium at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. The theme of this year’s event, "Global Health Partnerships: Students, Communities, and Health Systems,” will feature several presentations by students and emphasize the role of an academic medical center in identifying and addressing global health issues. “UTMB is committed to improving the health of everyone not only in our local communities but in the global community as well,” said Dr. Matt Dacso, director of the Center for Global Health Education.  “This symposium gives students from UTMB and other institutions who have done international rotations the opportunity to showcase the excellent work that they have been involved in, and encourages dialogue between local and international collaborators.” This year’s keynote speaker is Dr. Theresa Ochoa from the Uni... more »

UTMB receives $5.7 million grant to develop research network

UTMB receives $5.7 million grant to develop research network

September 26, 2014

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has been awarded a $5.7 million grant and been named the lead institution for a University of Texas System collaboration to enhance research and biomedical advancements... more »

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Stop, Drop & Roll to help isle’s Blocker Burn Unit

Galveston County Daily NewsSeptember 29, 2014

By Maureen Balleza, UTMB When Sandy Montelongo emcees the Stop, Drop & Roll race to benefit the patients and families of the Blocker Burn Unit at the University of Texas Medical ... more »

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Stop, Drop & Roll to help isle’s Blocker Burn Unit

Galveston County Daily NewsSeptember 29, 2014

By Maureen Balleza, UTMB When Sandy Montelongo emcees the Stop, Drop & Roll race to benefit the patients and families of the Blocker Burn Unit at the University of Texas Medical Branch, she knows just what this means for them. She is a burn survivor herself. In a tragic case of abuse, at... more »

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UTMB receives $5.7 million grant to develop research network

September 26, 2014

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has been awarded a $5.7 million grant and been named the lead institution for a University of Texas System collaboration to enhance research and biomedical... more »

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Inside UTMB-Memorial tribute planned for Dr. LeBlanc

Galveston County Daily NewsOctober 1, 2014

Memorial tribute planned for Dr. LeBlanc By UTMB communications department A memorial tribute celebrating the life of Dr. Alvin L. LeBlanc will be held at 4 p.m. Monday in Levin Hall Main Auditorium. In his more than 50 years at UTMB, LeBlanc served in many academic and administrative... more »

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