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Dr. Jeffery Susman, Sr. Associate Dean of Educational Performance, John Sealy School of Medicine Adjunct Professor, Family Medicine

Susman receives NBME distinguished service award

Dr. Jeff Susman, senior associate dean and professor of family medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch, is one of seven recipients selected by the National Board of Medical Examiners for the 2024 Edithe J. Levit Distinguished Service Award.

New Breakthrough in Alzheimer’s Research: UTMB Researchers Develop Nasal Spray Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch recently discovered a significant advancement in the fight against neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. The study, published today in Science Translational Medicine, introduces an innovative nasal spray treatment that has shown promising results in clearing harmful tau protein build-up and improving cognitive functions in aged mice models with neurodegenerative diseases.

A health care provider holds an older patient's hands

Residents focus on home visits in grant-funded project

University of Texas Medical Branch residents Dr. Jenna Reisler, Dr. Elena Diller and Dr. Alokika Patel, working with their faculty sponsor, Dr. Lindsay Sonstein, have been awarded a $15,000  Back to Bedside grant to fund structured medical home visits in the community.

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'Walk with a Doc' program gets community members moving

With potential to improve cardiovascular and pulmonary fitness and reduce risk of heart disease and stroke, walking has an abundance of health benefits – especially when it comes with a physician-led conversation about wellness. That’s the philosophy behind “Walk with a Doc."

Population Health Honorabl Mention. Community health program casts a safety net for underserved patients UTMB Health. Gage Awards Innovation and Excellence

UTMB Community Health Program recognized by America’s Essential Hospitals

The Community Health Program at the University of Texas Medical Branch has been recognized by America’s Essential Hospitals, a national trade association, for its work in redirecting high-risk, unfunded patients from overcrowded emergency rooms to a more appropriate care setting within the community.

An image of Jourdan Pea, editor in the Department of Surgery, in a room in the NICU area.

Pediatric Surgery Division wins Hermes Award

The Division of Pediatric Surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch took home the gold in the 2024 Hermes Creative Awards for its video elucidating the intricacies of gastrostomy tubes for patients, accessible at their convenience.

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