Faculty Group Practice Newsletter

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Setting a Pathway for Growth for APPs

The Faculty Group Practice leadership extends sincere thanks to Stephanie Kemmerling, DNP, MSN, FNP-C, for her outstanding service as APP Director from September 2020 through May 2023.

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Laurel Humphrey, MD

Congratulations to Dr. Laurel Humphrey, the Academy of Master Clinicians' June Clinician of the Month.

Three from UTMB Serve Texas Legislature as 'Physician of the Day'

Asthma exacerbations, panic attacks, rashes, and colds may make up an average clinic day for a Family Medicine physician. However, it’s not every day the patient population includes state senators and representatives, their staff members, and other visitors to the Texas State Capitol.

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Expanding Hand Surgery Services for All Ages

Through innovative treatment options that relieve pain and restore function, hand and wrist surgery can improve quality of life for patients of all ages. BaiJing (Jing) Qin, MD, a new member of UTMB’s Plastic Surgery team specializing in hand and wrist procedures, knows this well.

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Treatment for the Full Spectrum of Heart Failure Needs

With a high prevalence of heart disease among local populations, having a robust, dynamic cardiac care program in the region is critical. That includes heart failure services, which UTMB’s Division of Cardiovascular Medicine expertly delivers via its team of fellowship-trained heart failure (HF) specialists.


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