• Three women in scrubs pose in a medical office

    Clinic Closeup

    Medical Assistant Helen Ramirez; Erin Gurski, NP; and Medical Assistant Claudia Barrientos finish up an afternoon session at UTMB Health Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine Clinic at Town Center.

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Pain Relief and Renewed Quality of Life After a Compression Fracture

For patients experiencing pain and a compromised quality of life, finding a procedure that offers immediate relief is a best-case scenario. Kyphoplasty is a minimally invasive procedure that treats vertebral compression fractures, offering near-immediate relief and long-lasting results.

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Shining a Light on Skin Cancer Risk and Prevention

As temperatures rise, and tank tops and shorts become the daily uniform, the medical community shines a light on the damaging effects of sun exposure – namely, skin cancer. May is observed as Skin Cancer Awareness Month by numerous health care entities, including the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD).

  • A group of health care employees in scrubs pose outside the hospital

    Happy Health System and Nurses Week

    UTMB celebrates Health System and Nurses Week May 6 through 10 with events every day at each hospital campus. This week is an opportunity to celebrate and appreciate the dedication, compassion, and professionalism of all those who support our patient care mission.

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    Spring Eyewear Show

    The UTMB Health Optical Retail Center hosts its spring trunk show this month.

 APP Corner

  • Myra Guerra, Elana Lloyd, and Dawn Short's headshots on a dark teal banner with a white stethoscope graphic.

    APP Leadership Guides Longstanding Regional Women's Services and Pediatrics Program

    UTMB’s Regional Women’s Services and Pediatrics (RWSP) Program was brought to life more than 30 years ago with the goal of providing women’s health and pediatric care to vulnerable populations across southeast Texas and McAllen. Uniquely, RWSP program and clinic sites have always been led by an Advanced Practice Nurse or Physician Assistant.

APP Corner is a monthly feature by, about, and for UTMB's Advanced Practice Professionals.

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    April Winner - Where in the UTMB

    Congratulations to Andrea Franklin, Patient Registration Specialist I in Revenue Cycle Operations - Financial Clearance. She was first to recognize the UTMB Regional Women’s Services and Pediatrics Clinic in Texas City.