Following the school shooting at Santa Fe High School UTMB’s media relations team immediately began answering calls from reporters seeking information on the patients that UTMB received. David Marshall, vice president, chief nursing and patient care services officer and Dr. Gulshan Sharma, vice president, chief medical and clinical innovation officer provided live on-camera updates to media throughout the day.

Media Relations also livestreamed updates on their Twitter account, @UTMBNews. You can scroll through the posts to find and watch the updates.

Many media outlets also covered the blood drive conducted at UTMB.

Below is a small sample of the many stories that used information provided by UTMB. [All stories not included in attached text file.]

Hospitals treat victims – The Galveston County Daily News

UTMB collecting blood for Santa Fe shooting victims – The Galveston County Daily News

Officer taken by helicopter to UTMB trauma center – The Houston Chronicle

Hero resource officer wounded engaging alleged school shooter – New York Post

Texas school resource officer “hanging in there” after being shot by shooting suspect – CBS News

Update on hospitalized Santa Fe High School victims; UTMB hosting blood drive throughout the weekend – CW39 Houston


Indiana sends blood to Texas school shooting victims – WISHTV 8 Indianapolis