Why choose UTMB Health? 

UTMB Health offers innovative care provided with compassion and that is nationally recognized. We embrace a Best Care philosophy, which means that UTMB is committed to making sure each patient receives the right care for the best possible results.

UTMB Health remains committed to expanding access to advanced care on our Galveston, League City, Clear Lake and Angleton Danbury campuses and at more than 90 primary and specialty care clinics in Southeast Texas.

No matter where you enter the UTMB Health network, our providers, clinics and hospitals are seamlessly connected to one another.

Because we are an academic medical center, physicians share knowledge, the most advanced treatment options and leading-edge research – to bring you the benefits of academic medicine close to home.

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UTMB's Dr.Shi Elected a National Academy of Inventors Fellow

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has elected Dr. Pei-Yong Shi as one of the 2021 Fellows. He will be inducted at the NAI Fellows Induction Ceremony at the 11th Annual Meeting of the National Academy of Inventors on June 15, 2022, in Phoenix, Arizona.

Shi is among 164 prolific academic innovators from across the world elected NAI Fellow status. The 2021 Fellow class comes from 116 research universities and governmental and non-profit research institutes worldwide. They collectively hold over 4,800 issued U.S. patents. 

 “It’s an honor to be selected as a fellow and to be included amongst such outstanding scientists, researchers and entrepreneurs. The is a recognition of the collaborative community of UTMB that is essential for what we do”, said Shi, professor of the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. “Now more than ever, it’s great to see global recognition in science, technology, and innovations.”

 The NAI Fellows Program highlights academic inventors who have demonstrated a spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on the quality of life, economic development, and the welfare of society. The complete list of NAI Fellows is available on the NAI website.

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