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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

Education
  • 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 Nursing, Health Professions,  and 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
Research
  • UTMB has more than 210 active U.S. patents protecting UTMB inventions
  • UTMB researchers are have harnassed a Zika virus vaccine to target and kill brain cancer
  • Developed a universal vaccine platform that is cheaper and self stable
  • 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
  • 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
  • Conducted more than 137,000 telemedicine encounters, including medical services to National Science Foundation research stations in Antarctica
  • Through a partnership with MD Anderson, opened a new outpatient cancer center at our League City Campus
  • For the second year in a row, UTMB received the 2018 Vizient Bernard A. Birnbaum, MD Quality Leadership Award thus earning a 5-star academic health center rating for patient care

 

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