A rendering of the new Jennie Sealy Hospital scheduled to open in 2016.  To learn more visit workingwonders.utmb.edu.


Five SON faculty members received the Good Samaritan Foundation's 2015 Excellence in Nursing Awards. From left, Thom Mendez, Yolanda Davila, Maureen Wilder, Jacque Svoboda & Rebeka Watson-Campbell.


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Justin Drake, current PhD student in the GSBS, is the second student from UTMB in the last three years to serve as a University of Texas System Student Regent. He will serve on the board until May 2016.


More than 20 young alumni gathered in Houston on July 23 at a UTMB Young Alumni reception to network with classmates and reconnect with the university.


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Inaugural Members Inducted into Academy of Master Clinicians


This spring, the Academic Enterprise and Provost's Office announced the creation of the Academy of Master Clinicians (AMC), an initiative to celebrate the contributions of our gifted clinicians from the schools of medicine, nursing and health professions.

The main focus of the AMC is to recognize and promote distinction in all clinical domains by fostering excellence in patient care, with a commitment to developing future leaders.

Recently, 12 faculty members were inducted as the inagural AMC members and will serve on the Executive Committee.

They are Drs. Masood Ahmad, J. Sean Funston, Gloria Brandburg, Luis Pacheco, Jennifer Raley, Janak Patel, William Mileski, Carolyn Utsey, Michael Stone, Vinod Panchbhavi, Sunny Hatch and Michelle Mercatante.

Read more about the new AMC initiative here.


School of Nursing Celebrates 125 Years of Excellence


Established in 1890 as the privately operated John Sealy Hospital Training School for Nurses, it was the first school of nursing west of the Mississippi River.

The Board of Lady Managers, led by Rebecca Sealy, raised funds to operate the nursing school until it bacame part of the University of Texas in 1896.

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