UTMB has received a $4.4 million grant to help fund the Hispanic Center of Excellence Medical Careers Diversity Program. The three-year grant from the Health Research Services Administration will enable the center to continue its partnership with six undergraduate institutions to develop a larger pool of competitive applicants for medical careers. The center also supports the recruitment, training and retention of Hispanic faculty. “This grant is a critical step in the continuation of the pipeline programs that have garnered UTMB a national reputation for diversity and education of underrepresented and minority students,” said Dr. Garland Anderson, provost and dean of the School of Medicine