Graduate raising his hand greeting family and friends in the stands

School of Health Professions

A Celebration of the School of Health Professions Class of 2022

Friday, August 19, 2022
10:00 am

The Ceremony video was live-streamed on Friday, August 19, 2022 at 10:00 am.

2022 Commencement Ceremony

Ceremony Agenda of the

2022 Commencement Exercises

August 19, 2022 at 10:00 am


Charles P. Mouton, MD, MS, MBA

Executive Vice President, Provost and Dean of the John Sealy School of Medicine
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

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Order of Program
PreludeThe Chamber Brass Quartet
ProcessionalFaculty, Alumni Guests & Graduating Class
Dean's Opening RemarksDavid A. Brown, PT, PhD, FAPTA
Senior Vice President and Dean of the School of Health Professions
"The Star-Spangled Banner"Amy Brennan Larison
InvocationChaplain Jenny Schindler, BCC
Introduction of President ad interimDr. Brown
WelcomeCharles P. Mouton, MD, MS, MBA
Executive Vice President, Provost and Dean of the John Sealy School of Medicine
Dean's Welcome, Administration & Faculty IntroductionsDr. Brown
Introduction of Distinguished Alumna and Commencement SpeakerDr. Brown
Commencement AddressChad D. Davenport, PT, DPT, SCS
2022 Distinguished Alumnus Recipient
Awards and HonorsChristine Baker, PT, EdD, FAPTA
Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs
Introduction of School of Health Professions Alumni AssociationJanet Enderle, PhD, EdD, FAPTA
President of the UTMB SHP Alumni Association
Presentation of Graduate CandidatesDr. Brown
Conferring of DegreesDr. Mouton
Announcement of Graduate CandidatesW. Scott Boeh
Assistant Vice President of University Services & Registrar
Dana Wild, PT, PhD
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
Professional Pledge by the Grand Marshal of the Graduating ClassChristopher M. Messenger, PhD, MS, RD, LD, CNSC
Assistant Professor, Nutrition, Metabolism and Rehabilitation Sciences
Closing RemarksDr. Brown
"America the Beautiful"Amy Brennan Larison
BenedictionChaplain Jennifer Schindler, BCC

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