September 21, 2010

Shining Stars

UTMB celebrated Certified Nurses Day, honoring the approximately 685 specialty certified nurses who work at UTMB. UTMB encourages certification for... read article »

Earth Day Art Contest 2014 - deadline extended

The UTMB Health Earth Day Art Contest deadline has been extended to April 7. The contest provides a way for UTMB Health staff, students,... read article »

Around campus

After work and on the weekends, people suffer hammered thumbs or wrenched ankles that require immediate attention but not a visit to the emergency... read article »

 April 1, 2014

Don’t call me crazy — removing the stigma of mental illness

"She’s crazy."  "He’s a whack job."  If you haven’t used... read article »

What if patients ran UTMB?

So what if patients ran the hospital?  Deborah McGrew, UTMB vice president and chief operating officer, recently... read article »

Match Day!

The theme song “Happy,” from the film “Despicable Me 2,” kicked off Match Day 2014. And happy they were. More... read article »

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UTMB names new vice president and dean of GSBS

UTMB has named David W. Niesel vice president and dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.  He has been interim VP and dean in the... read article »

Medical Discovery News - Putting your bacteria to work

A biotech startup company called uBiome has adopted the concept of crowdsourcing, using the Internet to rally people

Patient lifts coming to keep employees safe

At UTMB employee safety and wellness is a high priority.  To reduce employee injury UTMB has ordered patient lifts and contracted... read article »

UTMB researchers discover a way to potentially slow down Alzheimer’s

Researchers at UTMB have discovered a way to potentially halt the progression of dementia caused by accumulation of a protein known as... read article »