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    White coats welcome new physician assistants

    August 17, 2016, 13:54 PM by KirstiAnn Clifford

    Eighty-nine incoming Physician Assistant Studies students recently received their white coats in a ceremony to welcome them into their new program of professional study.

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    Shepard takes home Gold-Headed Cane Award

    July 21, 2016, 08:32 AM by KirstiAnn Clifford

    School of Medicine graduate Victoria Ann Shepard received this year’s prestigious Gold-Headed Cane Award—the highest honor bestowed upon a graduating medical student.

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    Nichols named 2016 Piper Award Winner

    June 21, 2016, 14:46 PM by User Not Found

    Joan Nichols, PhD, a professor of Internal Medicine and Microbiology and Immunology, and associate director for research and operations for the Galveston National Laboratory, is one of 10 professors in Texas to be selected by the Minnie Steven Piper Foundation as a 2016 Piper Professor.

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    New UTMB program focused on hiring SON graduates

    May 17, 2016, 10:06 AM by Stephen Hadley

    To meet the growing demand for skilled and well-trained nurses in a highly competitive job market, UTMB Health launched an initiative this year to hire new nursing graduates from UTMB’s School of Nursing.

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    Initiative paves way for UTMB nurses to obtain BSN degree

    March 21, 2016, 08:20 AM by Stephen Hadley

    For registered nurses, providing care to patients has become increasingly more complex over the last decade. From making critical decisions about patients who are sicker and more frail to dealing with a host of issues that require significant training in analysis and synthesis of extensive patient information, registered nurses are dealing with a rapidly evolving health care system.

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    New MD/PhD in aging-related research

    February 18, 2016, 10:18 AM by Stephen Hadley

    The Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health was recently awarded a grant from the National Institute on Aging to fund a new MD/PhD program in social and behavioral sciences focused on health disparities in aging. While UTMB has had an MD/PhD combined degree program since 1983 and has educated more than 100 clinician scientists, the new grant will create a similar focus for medical students who want to also become researchers to study public health and social and behavioral sciences.

  • UTMB and UH Dual Degree Program

    UTMB and UH–Clear Lake to Offer MD–MBA Dual Degree Program

    February 18, 2016, 10:18 AM by Christopher Smith Gonzalez

    Medical students at UTMB seeking to gain an edge with additional management and finance skills will be able to obtain a Master of Business Administration degree at the University of Houston–Clear Lake while working on their medical degree. The MD–MBA program is geared toward medical students who wish to go on to private or group practice, health system administration or into the fields of biotechnology, health system management or entrepreneurship aspects of health care.

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    SHP students make holidays bright for one patient

    January 19, 2016, 14:55 PM by Stephen Hadley

    Just before the holidays, members of the Student Occupational Therapy Association in the School of Health Professions helped make the season a little brighter for one of their St. Vincent’s House Clinic clients.