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    2021 President’s Cabinet Awards recipients announced

    Eight original projects at the University of Texas Medical Branch have earned President’s Cabinet awards totaling $211,256. The projects include support for a comprehensive care clinic at St. Vincent’s House to provide post-discharge support to heart failure patients, the creation of private spaces to promote mindfulness and relaxation among healthcare staff during stressful work situations and the purchase of specialized freezers for storing vaccines to increase Varicella vaccination rates among postpartum mothers.

  • Peers pick Vanaphan as Advanced Practice Provider of the Year

    UTMB peers of Nancy Vanaphan, a physician assistant at the UTMB Health Angleton Danbury Campus Women’s Health Clinic, elected her as the Advanced Practice Provider of the Year. The team celebrated October 6 to mark the start of Physician Assistant Week. Vanaphan, who has been practicing medicine for seven years, has been with UTMB Health for more than two years.

  • Dvorak named Jess Hay Endowment recipient

    Nolan Michael Dvorak is a recipient of the Jess Hay Endowment for Chancellor’s Graduate Student Research Fellowship. Only two outstanding graduate students from UT System institutions get this honor each year, thanks to a generous endowment established by former UT System Regent Jess Hay.

  • UTMB School of Nursing project awarded

    The Texas Board of Criminal Justice honored the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Nursing with the 2021 Governor’s Criminal Justice Volunteer Service Award- Health Division for the undergraduate nursing project titled BAMBI /School of Nursing Collaborative.

  • American Society for Virology honors Menachery

    American Society for Virology has named Dr. Vineet Menachery, an assistant professor of Microbiology and Immunology at UTMB, a 2021 Ann Palmenberg Junior Investigator.

  • Phillips inducted as AAPS president

    UTMB plastic surgeon, Dr. Linda Phillips, was recently inducted as president of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons.