UTMB School of Nursing celebrates graduation of 125th anniversary class

April 20, 2015

For University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston School of Nursing student Ann-Marie Servos, this year’s commencement ceremony for the school’s 125th anniversary class will mark the end of a path that started in 2011 with... more »

UTMB assumes a leadership position in health care administration

UTMB assumes a leadership position in health care administration

April 16, 2015

GALVESTON, Texas – The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has been accredited by the American National Standards Institute as an organization to develop benchmark procedures in the area... more »

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2 new Ebola vaccines pass important early test, researchers say

New York TimesApril 14, 2015

UTMB’s Thomas Geisbert and his collaborators at Profectus Biosciences have developed two new Ebola vaccines that protect monkeys against the strain of the virus responsible for... more »


UTMB addresses health disparities among Hispanics

Galveston County Daily NewsDecember 23, 2014

UTMB’s Hispanic Center of Excellence is working to reduce disparities through the recruitment and training of culturally competent medical students and through faculty development. more »

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UTMB aims to improve local adolescent HPV vaccine rates

February 20, 2015

Gynecologist awarded $1.4 million to implement project that will increase the number of adolescents receiving the HPV vaccine more »


Keeping Kids Healthy-When is your child too sick to go to school?

Galveston County Daily NewsApril 15, 2015

By Sally Robinson Most children get sick at some point during the school year. In fact, the average school-age child gets about 6 to 9 common colds per year. Many parents sometimes send their children to school sick and other children catch what they have. Sometimes it is difficult for... more »

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