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Tuesday, April 22, 7:00am Grants/ResearchFeatures

Galveston County Daily News, April 22, 2014

By India Ogazi  Modern-day travel has made the world more easily accessible. Within 24 hours, you can fly from Houston to Peru and back to Houston again. But with that convenience, diseases once found in isolated areas are now appearing at hospitals in Texas. To better understand... more »

Wednesday, April 9, 7:00am Features

Galveston County Daily News, April 9, 2014

By India Ogazi  She’s crazy. He’s a whack job. She’s missing a screw. If you haven’t used these sayings, you’ve probably heard them. These are common phrases used to refer to people with a mental health issue. However, the real issue lies in recognizing... more »

Tuesday, April 1, 8:31am Features

Galveston County Daily News, April 1, 2014

By India Ogazi  So, what if patients ran the hospital? Deborah McGrew, University of Texas Medical Branch Health System vice president and chief operating officer, recently hosted a luncheon showing how UTMB executives are exploring this very question. The answer has been a model for... more »

Saturday, March 1, 8:41am Features

Galveston County Daily News, March 1, 2014

Anyone who has voted early in an election is familiar with a voting center — a place where all registered voters in a county can go to cast their ballot, regardless of the precinct they live in. The University of Texas Medical Branch hosted a polling place for the first time in November... more »

Friday, January 31, 2:55pm News ReleasesFeatures

Mahatma Ghandi once said, “A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.” This occurred when a philanthropist, a university and a community came together to open the first state hospital for African-Americans in Texas.... more »

Friday, January 31, 2:55pm News ReleasesFeatures

Mahatma Ghandi once said, “A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.” This occurred when a philanthropist, a university and a community came together to open the first state hospital for African-Americans in Texas.... more »

Friday, January 31, 2:55pm News ReleasesFeatures

Mahatma Ghandi once said, “A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history.” This occurred when a philanthropist, a university and a community came together to open the first state hospital for African-Americans in Texas.... more »

Wednesday, December 18, 3:50pm Features

By India Ogazi Frightened and worried. That’s how George Montgomery felt when he received news from his pulmonologist in Columbus, Ga. that a CT scan had detected a mass on his lung that may be cancer. Montgomery immediately underwent a biopsy using the traditional method of bronchoscopy,... more »

Wednesday, December 18, 9:36am Features

Galveston County Daily News, December 17, 2013

By India Ogazi  Nine years ago, in 2004, most everyone watched “Hotel Rwanda” with dropped jaws and bleak hearts, as the film chronicled the 1994 genocide of hundreds of thousands in the east African country. Don Cheadle was nominated for an Academy Award for best actor... more »

Wednesday, December 11, 3:26pm Features

Alvin Sun-Advertiser, December 11, 2013

By Molly Dannenmaier Eighteen years ago, when Dr. Syed Kazmi was chief medical resident at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, he was offered a great opportunity — the chance to establish a new UTMB medical service in an underserved area.  It was 1995 and there was... more »

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