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About Us

For 125 years, UTMB has stood with Texas—training the health care workforce; helping make the state a leader in advancing the understanding and treatment of illness and injury; serving as a major provider of health care for Texans and their families; and innovating the future of how care is delivered. UTMB opened in 1891 as the nation’s first public medical school and hospital under unified leadership—already a pioneer. What began as one hospital and medical school building in Galveston is now a major academic health sciences center of global influence, with medical, nursing, health professions and graduate biomedical schools; a world-renowned research enterprise; and a growing, comprehensive health system with hospitals on three campuses and a network of clinics. Today, UTMB has a $3.3 billion annual statewide economic impact, in terms of business volume, personal income and durable goods purchases. More than 46,000 jobs in Texas are directly or indirectly attributed to UTMB. the university includes schools of medicine, nursing, health professions and graduate biomedical sciences; three institutes for advanced study; a major medical library; a network of hospitals and clinics that provide a full range of primary and specialized medical care; and numerous research facilities. UTMB is a part of The University of Texas System and a member of the Texas Medical Center.

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Ms. Lori Blackwell
April Ciccarello
Program Manager, Phys & Community Engagement
Karthik Jayakumar
Priscilla Juarez
Communications and Community Manager
Dr. Saloni Majmudar
Leadership 2023
Dr. Blessing Ogamdi
Leadership 2023
Chasity Taylor
Admin. Associate