The Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons has reverified UTMB as a Level 1 Trauma Center, the highest level of trauma care available. The Level 1 Trauma Center at UTMB is one of three centers for adults in the greater Houston area and is the lead trauma center for a nine-county region of Southeast Texas. “We are extremely proud of the hard work and dedication that our staff put forth every single day to make sure that we are always prepared to provide the highest level of trauma care,” said Donna Sollenberger, executive vice president and CEO of UTMB Health System. “We always want everyone to be safe but we are very proud to be able to offer the best in trauma care.” The news also appears in the Galveston County Daily News.