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    UTMB Trivia-September

    September 2, 2018, 09:19 AM by Stephen Hadley
    UTMB studied and helped treat those afflicted with an outbreak in the summer of 1920 that terrorized Galveston.The map, at left, shows the locations of the 18 confirmed cases, which led to 12 deaths.
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    UTMB Trivia-August

    August 15, 2018, 09:19 AM by Stephen Hadley
    Nowadays, we take it for granted that ambulances provide safe and quick transport to our campus hospitals. The photo at left shows the first such motorized ambulance used at UTMB’s Galveston Campus.
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    UTMB Trivia -July

    July 3, 2018, 19:23 PM by Stephen Hadley
    A crowd gathers outside and on the balconies of the old John Sealy Hospital (you can see Old Red to the left of the covered walkway) to welcome a passing motorcade on the UTMB campus in May 1937.
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    UTMB Trivia -June

    June 2, 2018, 19:23 PM by Stephen Hadley
    Located on UTMB’s Galveston Campus, the Ashbel Smith Building—also known as Old Red—was the first building completed on the campus and it was used to support the state’s first medical school.
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    UTMB Trivia - May

    May 28, 2018, 19:23 PM by Stephen Hadley
    Dr. Thomas Jackson graduated in 1893 as a member of the second graduating class of UTMB’s medical school. How many total students graduated that year?
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    UTMB Trivia - April

    April 19, 2018, 19:23 PM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    Participants of this UTMB-sponsored event enjoy stunning bay views from atop the Galveston Causeway while raising money for student scholarships. Since pedestrian travel over the causeway is strictly prohibited, it’s a rare opportunity to take Galveston’s only major incline by foot.
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    UTMB Trivia - March

    March 19, 2018, 19:15 PM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    In 1895, a German scientist chanced upon a form of radiation capable of “seeing through” most solid objects, rapidly transforming the practice of medicine.
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    UTMB Trivia - February 2018

    February 23, 2018, 16:11 PM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    This heart was preserved by an individual who was a pioneering cardiology researcher and past UTMB president using the “injection-and-corrosion” method. This method involved injecting a colored plastic material into the heart. After the injection, the heart was then submerged in concentrated hydrochloric acid.
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    UTMB Trivia - January 2018

    January 25, 2018, 13:25 PM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    This individual became the first African-American student to graduate from medical school at UTMB—and in the state of Texas—in 1953. Can you name him?