UTMB FamMed: Research

Welcome. The Department of Family Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch is committed to primary care and community health. We engage in interdisciplinary research with faculty, residents, students, and community collaborators to advance health for all and to improve the health of communities. 

UTMB FamMed Research: Our Vision and Mission

    Support the research careers and lifelong learning of Department of Family Medicine faculty and trainees.

    Increase research opportunities in health for all, clinical care, health policy, and education.

    Serve as a thought-leader in structural and social determinants of health research and initiatives in the Galveston community and beyond.

    Promote wellness and a sense of belonging among patients, faculty and trainees.

    Foster clinical and educational creativity and discovery by collaborating among faculty at UTMB, the Texas Medical Center, and beyond. 


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    Department of Family Medicine
    University of Texas Medical Branch
    301 University Boulevard
    Galveston, Texas 77555-1123