UTMB Development

The Department of Preventive Medicine and Population Health

The UTMB Department of Preventive Medicine and Population Health (PMPH), founded in 1912 has a long history of contributing to the health of Galveston, the region and beyond through education, research and clinical and community service activities. The PMPH is engaging in a collective fundraising effort to expand the number of professorships available to department faculty and is focusing on three strong programs while recognizing colleagues who have contributed to the development of these programs:

  • Aerospace Medicine

The Charles A. Berry, MD Fund in Aerospace Medicine will be awarded to a faculty member who leads the UTMB Aerospace Medicine division and will be used to support the professional development of faculty and residents in the program.

  • Public Health

The Laura Rudkin Fund in Public Health will be used to support professional development activities for faculty and students involved in the Master of Public Health Program, under the direction of the director.

The Sapna Kaul Scholarship Fund will be used to support MPH students in professional development in the Public Health Program. This fund is in honor of faculty member, Dr. Kaul who passed away in August 2020.

  • Biostatistics and
The Biostatistics and Epidemiology Fund will be used to support professional development activities for faculty and staff involved in the biostatistics and epidemiology academic program, under the direction of the program director.


Giving Levels
Gifts can be made to more than one program in one transaction.
$ 100.00
$ 500.00
$ 1,000.00
$ 2,500.00
$ 5,000.00

There may be a delay in processing your card, so please only click the DONATE button once to avoid duplicate charges. 

Questions? For more information contact

Tonya Groh
Business Manager
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX  77555 - 1150
Office:  409-772-2297
Email:   trgroh@utmb.edu


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