Welcome to the School of Health Professions
For over a century, the University of Texas Medical Branch has dedicated its efforts toward improving the health of society - in Texas and beyond. In addition to designing and implementing innovative ways to deliver instruction to students at distant locations, the school continuously explores opportunities to expand its program offerings and interprofessional learning.
We offer certifications, bachelor's, master's and doctoral allied health programs. In addition to classroom lectures, our programs offer clinical training opportunities in a variety of settings to ensure our students have exposure to a multitude of professional opportunities.
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|2||December||Online Registration for Spring 2020 – Opens at 8:00 am for Returning Students|
|9||December||Study Day – No Classes|
|10 - 13||December||Final Examination Period|
|4||December||Chair's Council Meeting|
|13||December||Last Day of Fall 2019 Semester (Diploma date - December 20, 2019)|
|16||December||Holiday Recess begins for students to continue through January 3, 2020|
|18||December||Chair's Council Meeting|
|20||December||Grades Due by 12:00 Noon for Fall 2019 (All Students)|
|23 - 31||December||Winter Holiday - School Closed|
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Paddon-Jones Receives $2 million from the National Institute on Aging to Help Adults Return to Full Activity
After being in bed or having an injury like a broken leg, adults can take a long time to get back to their previous level of physical performance. To help solve this problem, Douglas Paddon-Jones, PhD, FACSM has been awarded $2,009,742 from the National Institute on Aging for his project, "Sex-specific determinants of early-phase recovery from skeletal muscle disuse."
The School of Health Professions held its commencement Aug. 16 at the Moody Gardens Convention Center in Galveston. A total of 252 graduates received degrees in 10 different degree programs.
Since arriving at UTMB, Dr. David A. Brown said he has been impressed by the caliber of work being done in education and in research, citing the SHP's current NIH funding ranking of 11th nationally and the prevalence of translational research with potential to make a direct impact on patient care.More SHP News
UTMB School of Health Professions
The mission of the School of Health Professions (SHP) is to provide and promote quality education, research, and service in an environment that fosters collaboration and mutual respect. The School of Health Professions envisions a school that provides quality education in the health professions and encourages innovation.
School of Health Professions
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-1028