UTMB named regional Ebola treatment center

June 16, 2015

GALVESTON, Texas – The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is one of only nine hospitals in the country selected by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to be a regional treatment center for patients with... more »

Doctor's simple advice for men: a few simple steps can lead to a healthier life

Doctor's simple advice for men: a few simple steps can lead to a healthier life

June 12, 2015

By Dr. Selwyn O. Rogers When I moved to Galveston last year, I was overweight and out of shape. An annual visit to the doctor diagnosed me with hypertension and an abnormal glucose level. I was anything but a model... more »

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For doctors who take a break from practice, coming back can be tough

June 26, 2015

It can be difficult for a physician who has taken a break from their practice to go back to work. In addition to needing licenses reissued and obtaining hospital privileges, a doctor al... more »


Beaumont students give back to Blocker Burn Unit

June 5, 2015

Debbie Oge’s life changed forever in October 2011 when she received a call that her husband, Gordon Oge, was in the burn unit at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He had suffered severe burns when his big rig careened off the road after a tire blew out near... 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 »


It’s Your Health-Roaches and other bugs have no place in the hospital

Galveston County Daily NewsJune 24, 2015

By DR. MICHAEL M. WARREN Humans have been around for thousands of years. Trees, even longer. But in the beginning, there were roaches. And they will be here long after the last human vanishes. Most people cringe, when they see a roach, feeling an immediate urge to crush this pesky creature.... more »

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