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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UTMB's SHP Occupational Therapy department is excited to announce that the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) has approved UTMB’s transition from its long-standing master’s degree program (MOT) to a doctoral-level (OTD) degree. The OTD program will begin admitting students in Fall 2019 having received candidacy status from the American Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE).
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Dr. Elizabeth Lyons is an Associate Professor in the department of Nutrition and Metabolism at UTMB. She came to UTMB in 2011 and spent her first three years...
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The Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation selected a University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston professor as a 2019 Piper Professor. Dr. Carolyn Utsey...
Read more: 2019 Piper Award
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