UTMB recognized for quality care for 3rd consecutive year

September 20, 2019

 GALVESTON, Texas – It’s a three-peat.  The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has been recognized for the third consecutive year for delivering high quality patient care, receiving a 2019 Vizient... more »

Long-term opioid use has known link to low testosterone but not many men screened, treated

Long-term opioid use has known link to low testosterone but not many men screened, treated

September 6, 2019

GALVESTON, Texas – Long-term opioid use previously has been linked with low testosterone in men. What has been unclear is how many men taking opioids had been screened or treated for low testosterone. A new study... more »


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UTMB reports $14.8M increase in research funding awards

Galveston County Daily NewsOctober 9, 2019

By Katherine Eastburn Galveston Daily News   Funding awards for research at the University of Texas Medical Branch were up by $14.8 million in fiscal year 2019, yielding the... 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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Long-term opioid use has known link to low testosterone but not many men screened, treated

September 6, 2019

GALVESTON, Texas – Long-term opioid use previously has been linked with low testosterone in men. What has been unclear is how many men taking opioids had been screened or treated for low testosterone. A... 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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