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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 is 9th in the U.S. in the number of MD graduates with an active license to practice medicine and 1st among schools west of the Mississippi River
  • The School of Nursing's online graduate program was recently named best in the nation by Bestcolleges.com
  • Enrollment has increased approximately 30% since 2009 in the Schools of Health Professions, Nursing and Graduate Biomedical Sciences
  • UTMB has conferred about 40,000 degrees from all four schools during its 125-year history
  • More than 850 endowments have been established at UTMB to attract and retain the best and brightest faculty and students
  • UTMB has 202 active U.S. patents protecting UTMB inventions
  • UTMB researchers have successfully engineered human lungs in a lab
  • The School of Medicine's Microbiology & Immunology Department ranked in the top 3 in National Institutes of Health (NIH) rankings
  • Five faculty members ranked in NIH top 50 in their respective disciplines
  • School of Health Professions ranked 12th in NIH funding
  • A faster and more accurate test for diagnosing Zika was co-invented by a UTMB researcher
  • Click here to read about the latest research projects at UTMB
Patient Care
  • UTMB delivered 6,091 new Texans last year
  • Served 66,209 emergency department patients
  • Conducted 128,996 telemedicine encounters, including medical services to National Science Foundation research stations in Antarctica
  • Through a partnership with MD Anderson, a new outpatient cancer center is being constructed on our League City Campus
  • UTMB is one of nine hospitals in the United States designated as a regional treatment center for patients with Ebola.


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