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Caring for Kids at UTMB

Daniel “Tiny” Guidry (center) celebrates his roots with special events sponsored by his organization, Bon Temps Rouler (BTR) Cajun Throwdown. Not only does Guidry give back to his community, he also gives to UTMB through his BTR Caring for Kids Endowment. Guidry and his team recently toured UTMB’s Old Red with members of the Development Office. Along with Guidry are BTR team members Jason LeMaire, (second from left) executive director, Timothy Stewart-Virgilio, (second from right) executive public relations director, and Jessica Banis, executive sponsor director.

Professorship supports innovations in treatment of eye diseases

“Thanks to the Campbell Professorship, I have been able to make significant progress in our efforts to advance the understanding and treatment of eye diseases." The professorship has enabled me to pursue cutting-edge research projects at the interface of biomedical imaging, bioengineering, and vision research aimed at identifying new diagnostic methods and therapies.”  - Massoud Motamedi, PhD, Charles H. and Mary Campbell Professor in Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Paying it forward: Investing in the next generation of nursing leaders at UTMB

Dr. Brandon “Kit” Bredimus, whose time at UTMB prepared him to be an accomplished nursing executive, has made a commitment to establish a scholarship that empowers future nursing leaders. “I look back on my time at UTMB as transformative, helping me grow into who I am today,” Dr. Bredimus remarked. “The university definitely set me up for success.”

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