2019 President’s Cabinet Awards recipients announced

November 21, 2019

Eight programs to benefit Galveston area and beyond Eight innovative community health programs at the University of Texas Medical Branch have earned President’s Cabinet awards totaling more than $200,000. The programs include... more »

Among Medicare patients, those who qualify because of disability account for most opioid-related deaths

Among Medicare patients, those who qualify because of disability account for most opioid-related deaths

November 18, 2019

GALVESTON, Texas – New findings from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston show that patients qualifying for Medicare because of a disability have the highest rates of opioid overdose deaths compared... more »


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Man's 'glowing' iris was a sign of rare eye syndrome

Live ScienceNovember 14, 2019

Live Science, November 14, 2019 A case report of a man seen in UTMB’s ophthalmology clinic with an iris that appeared to be glowing turned out to be a sign of a rare disorder,... more »

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UTMB honors five with Ashbel Smith Distinguished Alumnus Award

June 12, 2018

GALVESTON, Texas – The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston recently recognized five alumni for their accomplishments by presenting them with the Ashbel Smith Distinguished Alumnus Award. Established in 1965, the ASDA Award is the hightest honor bestowed by the School of Medicine... more »

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Understanding vaccines inside and out

Galveston County Daily NewsMay 8, 2019

The Galveston County Daily News, May 8, 2019 In this installment of Vaccine Smarts, Megan Berman and Richard Rupp explain how vaccines work; suggesting that readers think of it as their body’s defense system getting secret information about the enemy before the battle even begins. [See the... more »

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