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    A special ‘thanks’ to Harvey’s heroes

    October 2, 2017, 11:54 AM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    UT System Chancellor William McRaven stops to say ‘hello’ to one of UTMB’s smallest patients in the NICU on the Galveston Campus. He toured the campus on Sept. 1, met with the UTMB Incident Command team and stopped to personally thank many of the employees who worked tirelessly throughout Hurricane Harvey.
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    A sneak peek

    August 18, 2017, 05:53 AM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    The first phase of renovations to the R. Waverley Smith Pavilion on the Galveston Campus will wrap up in October.
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    Say cheese!

    July 12, 2017, 08:18 AM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    Employees from the President’s Office and TDCJ Hospital Galveston Units 6B and 6C were happy to strike a pose for “National Selfie Day” on June 21.
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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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    Keep calm and pet a therapy dog

    May 22, 2017, 07:54 AM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    School of Nursing students were greeted by Pet Partners therapy dogs in April as they entered the UTMB Testing Center to take their exams.
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    One year and counting...

    April 20, 2017, 12:47 PM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    This month marked the one-year anniversary for UTMB’s Jennie Sealy Hospital, which officially opened to patients on April 9, 2016.
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    Early blooms

    March 16, 2017, 10:01 AM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    Roses started blooming early this year at the Gleaves T. James Centennial Rose Garden on UTMB’s Galveston Campus. Philip Fox, a senior landscape technician, has taken care of the garden for more than 20 years and said the roses were “totally confused” by the abnormally warm winter.
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    Ready to roll

    February 17, 2017, 16:05 PM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    UTMB Transportation staff gather in front of Jennie Sealy Hospital to help move mothers and infants arriving on emergency buses. More than 110 patients were evacuated from John Sealy Hospital after a fire broke out in a non-patient area of John Sealy Hospital on Jan. 4.
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    First babies of the new year

    January 16, 2017, 12:07 PM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    Several families rang in the New Year by celebrating the arrival of their newborns at the Galveston, League City and Angleton Danbury campuses.
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    Brightening the season

    December 20, 2016, 14:15 PM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    The Provost’s Office got into the holiday spirit during UTMB’s annual holiday lighting ceremony on Dec. 1, in front of Jennie Sealy Hospital on the Galveston Campus. Guests enjoyed the lights, music, cider and hot chocolate, and celebrated the wonderful work the UTMB community does to brighten the lives of patients, families and visitors.
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    Just shred it

    November 21, 2016, 07:50 AM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    Louis Perrin, a senior security analyst with the Office of Information Security, shreds a computer hard drive as part of the “Shred it” event on Oct. 19 at the Moody Medical Library Plaza.
  • Flu Shots

    Fight the flu!

    October 19, 2016, 10:09 AM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    Tammy Canales, a senior business coordinator for Radiation Oncology, smiles as she waits to receive a flu shot from Richard Bond, LVN. Free flu shots were available beginning Sept. 13 for all UTMB employees, retirees and volunteers.
  • MakerHealth

    Reshaping health care with 3D printing

    September 22, 2016, 11:00 AM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    Andrew Maxwell-Parish, MakerHealth Space manager, shows incoming UTMB students how a 3D printer can be used to create medical devices and organ models.
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    Just Beachy.

    August 17, 2016, 13:52 PM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    From East Beach in Galveston, one can see how much UTMB’s Galveston Campus has grown over its 125-year history. What started as one medical school building in 1891 has developed into an academic health center featuring two on-site hospitals, four schools, a national biocontainment laboratory, a comprehensive medical library and numerous clinics and research facilities.
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    Parting Shot - Ship ahoy!

    July 21, 2016, 08:23 AM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    A volunteer crew including current and retired UTMB employees sailed Texas’ official tall ship, the Elissa, into the Gulf of Mexico for her 2016 annual sea trials from April 4–16. The ship, built in 1877, is a true survivor and one of the few remaining authentic square-rigged sailing vessels in the world that still sails today.
  • LCC Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    The ribbon is cut!

    May 17, 2016, 09:54 AM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    UTMB President David Callender cuts the ribbon on May 3 for the new League City Campus Hospital. A crowd of local dignitaries, UTMB leaders, staff and many friends from throughout the community attended the ceremony, which also included tours of the three-story hospital.
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    What pushes your button?

    April 20, 2016, 09:23 AM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    Students from the School of Medicine, School of Nursing and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences visited the Professionalism Committee student table on April 6 to talk about what unprofessional behaviors “push their button,” as well as share positive examples of professional behavior. The event led up to UTMB’s fifth biennial Professionalism Summit on April 8, titled “Managing a Respectful Intergenerational and Interprofessional Workforce.”
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    Fine art is good medicine.

    March 21, 2016, 07:43 AM by KirstiAnn Clifford
    Evidence shows art is an important component of a healing environment. The new Jennie Sealy Hospital features more than 1,000 pieces of art exuding a calming, coastal vibe. The art decorating the interior of the hospital comes from dozens of artists—about half of whom are from the Houston and Galveston area—and includes paintings, photographs and larger installation pieces.
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    New recognition for Old Red

    January 19, 2016, 13:54 PM by
    Old Red and the Open Gates Carriage House on Broadway, two UTMB properties designed by Nicholas Clayton, were designated Galveston Landmarks as part of a city program to celebrate the 175th anniversary of Nicholas Clayton’s birthday.