Welcome to the University of Texas Medical Branch! As Executive Vice President, Provost, and Dean of the School of Medicine, I am honored to lead a dedicated team of educators, researchers, and health care providers.
In my role overseeing activities of UTMB’s Academic Enterprise, I am proud to work with this outstanding team that is committed to providing our learners with a high-quality education, leading innovation in research, and providing our patients top-tier clinical care. Never has this been more apparent than in our current climate. The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged us to do even more, and in ways we never expected, but our faculty, staff, and students have responded with incredible strength and resilience.
The gifted investigators in our world-renowned Research Enterprise are working tirelessly to advance our understanding and ability to fight this virus. Our outstanding clinical providers are adapting and responding with new medical advances, so that our patients continue to receive Best Care. And as all our schools have transitioned to online education, our talented educators and trainees have adjusted quickly and embraced a new way of teaching and learning.
UTMB is known for great resilience, having come back stronger after natural disasters that threatened to devastate our institution. The way we respond in the face of repeated adversity is what makes me most proud of UTMB, and it gives me great confidence that we will continue to improve health care through state-of-the-art research, education, and clinical care for many years to come. I look forward to what is ahead and the groundbreaking advances we will make.
Charles Mouton, MD, MS, MBA
Executive Vice President, Provost and Dean, School of Medicine
Thomas N. and Gleaves T. James Distinguished Chair