News in this week’s Inside UTMB: Members of the Texas Hospital Association, meeting at UTMB last week, presented their Texas Hospital Advocacy Tribute Award to state Rep. Craig Eiland; Dr. Kirk Smith has been awarded the 2012 Austin College Distinguished Alumni award; and occupational therapists Karen Kunz and Sheila Ott will be the speakers at this month’s meeting of the UTMB Health stroke support group.