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Company Overview of University of Texas Medical Branch, The

Company Overview

University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) is an educational institution that offers graduate and undergraduate programs in the healthcare sector. The schools of university include School of Medicine, School of Nursing, School of Allied Health Sciences, and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. It was formerly known as University of Texas Medical Department. UTMB was founded in 1891 and is based in Galveston, Texas. It has endowment assets worth $316.2 million.

301 University Boulevard

Galveston, TX 77550

United States

Founded in 1891

Phone:

409-772-1215

Key Executives for University of Texas Medical Branch, The

Chief Business & Finance Officer and Executive Vice President
Executive Vice President and Provost
Dean of Nursing and Interim Chief Academic Officer
Chairwoman of the Department of Pediatrics
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

University of Texas Medical Branch, The Key Developments

Mari Robinson to Join University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston as Director, Effective October 17, 2016

The executive director at the Texas Medical Board is stepping down to become the director of telehealth at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Mari Robinson's new position at UTMB is effective Oct. 17. Robinson had worked as the executive director at the Austin-based Texas Medical Board for nearly 16 years. In Robinson's new role, she will guide UTMB with policy and regulatory issues with telehealth, and assist with developing partnerships throughout Texas to expand health care access to people in need. She will also be working with UTMB in implementing the UT Virtual Health Network. Scott Freshour, the Medical Board's general counsel, will serve as interim executive director.

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Opens New Jennie Sealy Hospital and Announces Expansion Plans

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has opened its new Jennie Sealy Hospital. UTMB doctors, nurses and volunteers moved nearly 200 patients into the new hospital on April 9. The hospital is located on UTMB's Galveston Campus. The $438 million facility features 310 patient rooms, including 60 dedicated ICU beds, a 28-bed day surgery unit and 20 operating suites. The new hospital takes advantage of the island location with most of the patient rooms having views of either Galveston Bay or the Gulf of Mexico. Several units will remain in the existing John Sealy Hospital including the Blocker Burn Unit, Mother and Baby and Labor and Delivery units. The John Sealy Hospital will undergo a major renovation increasing the size of patient rooms to accommodate the latest scientific and medical equipment. UTMB, which also has a hospital in Angleton, in June is scheduled to open another hospital on their League City Campus.

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