More than 250 students and their families participated in the 8th annual Party on the Plaza event hosted by the UTMB Parents Council.

Learn about the GSBS 50 for 50 Initiative. Details.

More than 650 students will be recognized at the 131st School of Nursing Commencement Ceremonies on Friday, April 20.

Fourth-year medical students celebrated Match Day in March. More than 190 students matched to residency programs across the nation.

Homecoming 2018 will be held this fall in Galveston. Visit our Homecoming events page for details.

Construction of a landmark Health Education Center where students can train in settings that mimic the realities of patient care is the center of the new Innovations in Mind Initiative.

Meet Dr. Vicki Freeman, SHP Interim Dean and Professor

 Vicki Freeman

Dr. Vicki Freeman began her career at UTMB in 1996 as chair of the School of Health Professions clinical laboratory sciences (CLS) department.

During her tenure at UTMB she is credited with building the largest CLS program in the country and establishing a doctorate degree program as well.

Dr. Freeman was recently tapped to serve as interim dean of the School of Health Professions.

As part of her duties, she will lead the School of Health Professions to it's 50th anniversary celebration later this year.

Read more about Dr. Freeman and her outstanding career and accomplishments.


A Day in the Life of a Graduate Student


For Elizabeth Jaworski, it all started in high school after writing a paper on genetics.

Her love for science lead her to obtain an undergraduate degree in biology and now a doctorate degree in biochemistry and molecular biology at UTMB.

Currently a fifth-year graduate student, Jaworski is studying the evolution of viruses.

Since September, she has been serving as a mentor to a local high school senior with the hopes of sharing her enthusiasm for biomedical sciences to a new generation.

Read more about Jaworski and her one-on-one work in the lab with her mentee conducting real-world research.


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