Adding empathy to the medical school curriculum

September 4, 2015

A new program of study at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is designed to build empathy and compassion into the curriculum more »

UTMB receives CDC funding for a school-based healthy relationships program in Houston-area schools

UTMB receives CDC funding for a school-based healthy relationships program in Houston-area schools

September 2, 2015

GALVESTON, TX – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston a $1.05 million grant to study the implementation of a school-based healthy... more »

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7 amazing things science has discovered about music this year so far

Music. MicAugust 19, 2015

Research conducted at UTMB that found music can improve the accuracy and speed of surgeons stitches is included inthis list of seven impressive things learned about music this year.... more »

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UTMB Aerospace Medicine collection flying high

August 6, 2015

NASA recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of Houston’s Mission Control at the Johnson Space Center, which has been involved with spaceflights since the beginning of the program. As a new era of commercial space travel approaches, the archives of the University of Texas Medical Branch at... more »

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UTMB aims to improve local adolescent HPV vaccine rates

February 20, 2015

Gynecologist awarded $1.4 million to implement project that will increase the number of adolescents receiving the HPV vaccine more »

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Dr. Victor S. Sierpina-Healing stories

Galveston County Daily NewsSeptember 2, 2015

By DR. VICTOR S. SIERPINA Stories can heal both speaker and listener. Last week, I attended an incredible event at UTMB’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in which a roomful of burn survivors met with OLLI lifestory writers who had volunteered to write down the survivors’ stories.... more »

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UTMB study finds that testosterone therapy is not linked with blood clot disorders in veins

UTMB and NIH Researchers develop aerosolized vaccine that protects primates against Ebola

UTMB Health: Donald's Weight Loss Success Story

UTMB Health: Donna's Weight Loss Success Story

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