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Homecoming 2017 will honor the classes of 1967 and celebrate the classes of 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002 and 2007. Visit our Homecoming Events page for details.

Five medical students were nominated for the UTMB Gold-Headed Cane Award. Dr. Da'Marcus Baymon (far right) was chosen the 2017 winner by his peers.


Nominated by their peers for demonstrating a passion for nursing & excellence in teaching, mentoring, leadership & service.

Dr. Mark Statler (SOM '82) hosted a send-off party at his house in New Braunsfels, TX for local students entering medical school at UTMB this fall.


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. Herman Eisen:  School of Medicine's Oldest Living Alumnus

Today, living in Los Angeles, California, Dr. Herman Eisen, class of 1943, fondly remembers his time at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

Dr. Eisen celebrated his 100th birthday in November 2016 and continues to offer medical advice after serving more than three generations of infants, children and adolescents.

Read more about Dr. Eisen and his illustrious career in pediatric medicine.



School of Nursing Alumnus Nominated for Compassionate Care

Alumnus, Rebecca Clayton (SON '16), a nurse in the UTMB surgical intensive care unit, was one of six finalists in the nation to be recognized by American Nurse Today, the official journal of the American Nurses Association.

Clayton was nominated for the journal's "Spirit of Caring" contest by a patient's daughter after she coordinated a team of health care providers to assist a liver transplant patient to spend a few hours in the sunshine after being indoors for so long.

Nurses who consistently bring innovation and extraordinary care to his or her practice may be nominated for this annual award.


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