• 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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    Meet your new Employee Advisory Council Members

    December 20, 2016, 14:16 PM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    Nov. 20 concluded the EAC election, with more than 2,000 votes cast—a record! Congratulations to newly elected Employee Advisory Council Members: Lori Kocian DeWillis, Laura David, Gopakumar Manikandaseril and Truc Phuong Tran.
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    UTMB employees gave with their hearts during annual SECC

    December 20, 2016, 14:16 PM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    When people at UTMB say “working together to work wonders,” zombies aren’t the first thing that come to mind. But this fall, the university community’s amazing success with the State Employee Charitable Campaign (SECC) illustrates that together, what we can do is quite wonderful.
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    Because of you... Working Wonders Campaign exceeds goal

    December 20, 2016, 14:16 PM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    The biggest philanthropic effort in UTMB history—our $450 million Working Wonders Campaign—officially concluded on Nov. 17, having exceeded the goal by raising $450,954,995 as of that date for various initiatives at our university. President David L. Callender announced the record-breaking total at a special celebratory gathering of UTMB’s Development Office staff.
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    UTMB anesthesiologist and U.S. Army Colonel receives Legion of Merit award; attributes it to successful teamwork

    November 21, 2016, 07:52 AM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    For Dr. Joaquin Cortiella, it’s all about teamwork. From saving soldiers at war to building bioengineered lungs at work, teamwork is the constant driver of his success. So, it was only fitting for the pediatric anesthesiologist and U.S. Army Colonel to point to others when he accepted the U.S. military’s prestigious Legion of Merit award on Sept. 10 at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio.
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    Diaries, artifacts tell stories of SOM alumni

    November 21, 2016, 07:51 AM by Christopher Smith Gonzalez
    Dr. Herman Barnett III went from World War II fighter pilot to becoming the first African American admitted to medical school in Texas. Dr. Edith Bonnet might have never become a doctor, and one of the first woman interns at John Sealy Hospital, if her beau had made it to the train station. These and many more stories of UTMB School of Medicine alumni who graduated between 1893 and1953 are on display at the Moody Medical Library through January.
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    2016 President's Cabinet Awards

    October 19, 2016, 10:11 AM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    Twenty-one UTMB faculty, staff and students recently received UTMB President’s Cabinet awards for projects that promote outreach, education and improved patient care in the community. The nine funded projects total more than $200,000 and were presented during a banquet on Sept. 9 at The San Luis Resort in Galveston.
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    Celebrating 21,960 years of employee service

    May 17, 2016, 10:00 AM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    It was a party atmosphere as more than 1,600 UTMB employees were celebrated for reaching important milestones in their careers during the annual Employee Service Day ceremony on April 13 at Levin Hall. Collectively, the employees represented 21,960 years of service to UTMB and its mission. Special service pins were presented in five-year increments, with 50 years being the longest tenure honored at the ceremony.
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    Not quite according to plan

    January 20, 2016, 14:10 PM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    “The best laid plans often go astray.” Erin Lindsey would know. As a midwife at UTMB, she’s seen carefully thought-out birth plans turn into emergency cesarean sections and “Plan Bs,” but she never expected that to happen during her own pregnancy.
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    A Pretty RAD Class

    January 19, 2016, 15:55 PM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    This 12-hour basic self-defense class is designed for women and provides personal safety education through a blend of threat-avoidance strategies and real-world assault-resistance tactics.
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    VetsRG receives ERG Leadership Excellence Award

    January 19, 2016, 15:50 PM by
    The National Diversity Council recently recognized UTMB’s Veterans Resource Group (VetsRG) as one of the top Employee Resource Groups in Texas.
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    Online toolkit promotes diversity & inclusion

    January 19, 2016, 15:44 PM by
    UTMB’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion recently launched the Strategic Diversity and Compliance Toolkit, a Web-based library of resources designed to provide UTMB employees with support tools and strategies for addressing workforce diversity and inclusion.