• Image of Kimberly Branum - a breast cancer patient and survivor featured in the Think Pink special section of the Galveston County Daily News. UTMB Health sponsors the special section.

    'Not once did I think I would die from this'

    Kimberly Branum, a breast cancer survivor and breast reconstruction patient shares her philosophy that it's essential to expect the good when you're fighting for your life.

  • UTMB Health employees celebrating Bra Day

    UTMB Health BRA Day events

    The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health) will honor breast cancer survivors for National Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day on Wednesday, October 19th with events at our Galveston, Clear Lake and League City Campuses. Click for the full schedule of events.

  • Blake Northrop holding a redfish

    Avoid flesh-eating bacteria, but keep saltwater fishing

    As medical students who like to fish, one of our favorite pastimes is trying our own luck in the Galveston waters when we aren’t busy hitting the books or working in the hospital. Fish these waters long enough, chances are you might hear the term “flesh-eating bacteria” tossed around by fellow fishermen.

  • Health and wellness with UTMB Health and Houston Moms

    Declining Vaccine Rates

    UTMB pediatrician Dr. Lauren Raimer-Goodman addressed the public health concerns that are surfacing as a result of declining vaccination rates.

  • Health and wellness with UTMB Health and Houston Moms

    Mommy Makeovers 101

    UTMB experts Dr. Kathleen Kroger and Dr. Linda Phillips discuss all the surgical and non-surgical options for moms looking to have some cosmetic work done.

  • Girl with hand over eye

    Pediatric Eye Care 101

    UTMB Health’s Dr. Ashton Ehlers gives Meagan an overview of pediatric eye care-what to know, current guidelines, when to see a specialist and more.

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