• Dr. Linda Kenney professor in the Department of Biochemestry & Molecular Biology

    AAAS Honors UTMB’s Dr. Linda Kenney as Lifetime AAAS Fellow

    The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has elected Dr. Linda Kenney from the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) to the newest class of AAAS Fellows, considered one of the most distinct honors within the scientific community. Kenney, a bacteriologist at UTMB, is a professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and is the Tom and Kaye Arnold Professor in Gastroenterology at UTMB.

  • Clark Joins COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence Champion Network and Team Halo

    The COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence Champion Network aims to educate colleagues, patients and communities about the safety and benefits of COVID-19 vaccines, and Team Halo is a group of scientists and healthcare professionals from around the world, working to end the pandemic by volunteering their time to address COVID-19 vaccine concerns and misinformation.

  • Medical Bridges names Dacso one of its Global Health Heroes

    Dr. Matt Dacso, director of academic partnerships at the University of Texas Medical Branch Center for Global and Community Health, is one of seven people that Medical Bridges recently named Global Health Heroes.

  • AAMA reelects Sherry Bogar as 2021-2022 Trustee

    The American Association of Medical Assistants installed Sherry Bogar, CMA (AAMA), CN-BC, as a 2021-2022 Trustee at its annual conference in Houston. Bogar works in the UTMB Health breast cancer and surgical oncology clinic in League City and is certified as a breast cancer and oncology patient navigator. She is a founder of the medical assistant advisory council at UTMB Health. “Medical Assistants have worked for years to prove that they are an essential part of the health care team that provides compassionate and quality patient care,” Bogar said. “The past two years in the COVID-19 era have proven how invaluable we are to every part of healthcare and how many roles we are able to fill.”