Seibel Foundation gives UTMB $3 million for student center at Jennie Sealy Hospital

July 31, 2015

 The Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation, administered by Frost Bank, is providing $3 million toward a student center in the new Jennie Sealy Hospital at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston The center will encompass the ho... more »

Study finds some physicians using unnecessary, potentially harmful imaging for acute lower back pain

Study finds some physicians using unnecessary, potentially harmful imaging for acute lower back pain

July 30, 2015

When a person is suffering from acute lower back pain, imaging, such as radiography, CT scans or MRIs, can actually do more harm than good, some studies have shown. Despite recommendations against the practice by... more »

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Inside UTMB – UT system chancellor visits UTMB

Galveston County Daily NewsJuly 9, 2015

UT System chancellor since January, William H. McRaven visited UTMB last week. McRaven has been visiting all of the UT System institutions – Harshini Neelakantan, a postdoctoral... more »


UT student regent sets sight on goals to improve educational experience System-wide

July 27, 2015

UTMB PhD student Justin Drake was recently named student regent for the UT System by Governor Greg Abbott and has a series of goals he'd like to achieve to improve the educational experience across UT institutions. more »

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UTMB aims to improve local adolescent HPV vaccine rates

February 20, 2015

Gynecologist awarded $1.4 million to implement project that will increase the number of adolescents receiving the HPV vaccine more »


Bottle of Red? Bottle of White?

Galveston County Daily NewsJuly 28, 2015

By Dr. Victor S. Sierpina The old Billy Joel song posed the dynamic of choosing the right color of wine. This has long been debated with oenophiles, those that study and love wines, each with strong opinions, including how to pair wines with foods. The classic alignment is white wines with... more »

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