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An investment well-placed...

For more than 125 years, the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has long represented an excellent return on investment to the people of Texas and has helped define health care for generations, providing the state with a diverse and highly skilled health workforce and extending its advancements in the understanding and treatment of illness and injury across the nation and the globe.

Today, UTMB remains a home of continued educational, research and clinical excellence, committed to ensuring better health -- and a better life -- for the people of Texas and beyond.

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Did You Know

  • UTMB ranks ninth in the U.S. in the number of MD graduates with an active license to practice medicine and first among schools west of the Mississippi River
  • 3,300 students are educated at UTMB each day
  • Enrollment has increased by approximately 30% since 2009 in the Schools of Health Professions, Nursing and Graduate Biomedical Sciences
  • More than 40,000 degrees from all four schools have been conferred during UTMB's 126-year history
  • More than 875 endowments have been established to attract and retain the best and brightest faculty and students
  • UTMB has more than 210 active U.S. patents protecting UTMB inventions
  • UTMB researchers are making great strides in halting the progression of Alzheimer's Disease
  • The Sealy Institute for Vaccine Sciences has been re-designated as a Pan American Health Organization/WHO Collaborating Center for Vaccine Research, Evaluation and Training on Emerging Infectious Diseases.
  • Experimental Ebola vaccine developed at UTMB is being used to save lives in current African outbreak
  • Click here to read about these latest research projects and more...
Patient Care
  • UTMB delivered more than 6,400 new Texans last year
  • Our hospitals treated 32,317 patients in 2017
  • More than 137,000 telemedicine encounters, including medical services to National Science Foundation research stations in Antarctica, were conducted
  • Through a partnership with MD Anderson, a new outpatient cancer center will open at our League City Campus in fall 2018
  • UTMB received the 2017 Vizient Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD Quality Leadership Award thus earning a 5-star academic health center rating for patient care


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