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    From the President

    June 20, 2017, 06:21 AM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    On May 31, we honored 1,719 employees who have achieved significant service milestones and 538 GEM card recipients at one of my favorite events of the year—Employee Service Day.
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    Working Wonders

    June 20, 2017, 06:21 AM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    UTMB Police Officer Harold Beasley was recognized by the 50 Club of Galves­ton County as one of its Officers of the Year during an awards luncheon at the Moody Gardens Hotel in Galveston on May 4.
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    Moving on up! UTMB continues rising in academic medical center rankings, pushes toward Best Care goals

    June 20, 2017, 06:20 AM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    For many months, UTMB’s Chief Medical and Clinical Innovation Officer Dr. Gulshan Sharma has been living and breathing UTMB’s No. 1 priority goal—the Best Care initiative, which challenges UTMB to achieve a top 20 ranking among academic medical centers by 2018.
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    Breaking the cycle: BAMBI program helps female offenders bond with their newborns, reduces recidivism

    June 20, 2017, 06:20 AM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    From the moment a woman and her infant arrive at the Santa Maria Hostel in Houston, Liz Moore works to break a cycle—the cycle of incarceration.
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    Pregnant women unaware how Zika virus can spread, survey finds

    June 20, 2017, 06:16 AM by Christopher Smith Gonzalez
    Pregnant women at risk of Zika virus infection may not be aware of the various ways the virus is spread or be taking the proper preventive measures. A survey conducted by UTMB researchers focused on pregnant women in Southeast Texas.
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    A day in the life of a linen services technician

    June 20, 2017, 06:16 AM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    Glynnis Glover doesn’t need an alarm clock to wake up for her 3 a.m. shift—she’s naturally full of energy and looks forward to each new day.
  • Mari Robinson and her husband, Greg Ritzen, on vacation at a local winery in Valle de Guadalupe, Mexico.

    Spotlight on Mari Robinson, director of telehealth

    June 20, 2017, 06:15 AM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    Mari Robinson, JD, joined UTMB in October 2016 as director of telehealth. In her role, Robin­son guides UTMB regarding policy and regulatory issues surrounding telehealth and assists in developing partnerships across Texas to expand health care to those in rural and remote areas of the state.
  • Dr. Callender (left) with 45-year employees Dr. Joan Richardson, Dr. Barbara Thompson, Johnny Peterson, PhD, and Shirley McGraw.

    Employee Service Day celebrates 22,135 years of employee service

    June 20, 2017, 06:15 AM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    More than 1,700 UTMB employees were recognized for reaching important milestones in their careers during a festive Employee Service Day ceremony on May 31 on the Gal­veston Campus.
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    Walking in a nurse's shoes: UTMB leaders gain insight from front-line nurses during Nurses Week and Health System Week 2017

    June 20, 2017, 06:15 AM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    Stacey Robinson became a nurse not only because she is an adrenaline junkie, but also because she wants to make a difference.
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    UTMB Graduate School awards 49 degrees at commencement

    June 20, 2017, 06:14 AM by Kurt Koopmann
    UTMB's Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences awarded 49 degrees during its commencement ceremony on May 19 in Levin Hall. Chief Research Officer, Senior Vice President and Dean, David W. Niesel, presided over the convocation.
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    Fast-track learning: Mini Medical School at UTMB's Angleton Danbury Campus graduates first class

    June 20, 2017, 06:14 AM by Simone Parker
    UTMB’s Mini Medical School graduated its first class at the Angleton Danbury Campus on April 26, which included nearly 60 participants from working professionals and community leaders to retired seniors and high school students.
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    Construction Update

    June 20, 2017, 06:13 AM by Stephen Hadley
    UTMB’s three campuses continue to experience growth and expansion. The following are some of the projects currently underway at the institution.
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    Top tips to protect yourself from the Zika virus

    June 20, 2017, 06:13 AM by Scott Weaver, PhD, director of the UTMB Institute for Human Infections and Immunity and scientific director of the Galveston National Laboratory; and Dr. George Saade, professor and division chief of Obstetrics and Maternal-Fetal Medicine at UTMB
    As Texas weather heats up for the summer, mosquitoes that carry Zika and other mosquito-borne viruses become more active and abundant.
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    One year and growing!

    June 20, 2017, 06:12 AM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    As UTMB’s League City Campus Hospital celebrates its one-year anniversary in June, all eyes are on the future.
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    Take the Impact survey: It's time to hear from you!

    May 22, 2017, 07:56 AM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    Now that we’ve published nearly two dozen print issues, it’s time to hear from you! Visit iUTMB for a link to the online survey, as well as a printable PDF version.
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    From the President

    May 22, 2017, 07:56 AM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    Welcome to the newest issue of Impact! This edition highlights another Best Care in Action showing how UTMB’s Rehabilitation Services team revamped a “boot camp” class for knee- and hip-replacement candidates that has improved the overall patient experience and outcomes.
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    Working Wonders

    May 22, 2017, 07:56 AM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    Nurses, surgical technologists and physicians from the Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery represented UTMB at the Marfan Foundation’s Walk for Victory in Houston on March 25. Marfan syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects the body’s connective tissue.
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    Best Care in Action: UTMB's Rehabilitation Services revamp "joint boot camp"

    May 22, 2017, 07:56 AM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    Getting a knee or hip replaced is a major surgery requiring weeks—sometimes months—of recovery. As you can imagine, most patients have numerous questions and concerns for their health care team leading up to the operation.
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    Keeping hope: UTMB maternal-fetal medicine specialist shares her own journey through infertility

    May 22, 2017, 07:56 AM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    Dr. Shannon Clarks' entire career revolves around bringing new life into the world. So when the high-risk obstetrician found out she may not be able to conceive children of her own at the age of 40, it was tough news to swallow.
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    A day in the life of a transplant coordinator

    May 22, 2017, 07:56 AM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    Every day, Jeanene Trochesset sees how organ donation and transplant medicine provide recipients with a second chance at life. She’s spent the last 31 years working in nephrology-based positions at UTMB—from a pediatric dialysis nurse, to her current role as a post-transplant coordinator for UTMB’s kidney and pancreas transplant programs.