The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. School of Health Professions. Education, Research, Health Care and Service

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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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Diversity and Inclusion Statement

The University of Texas Medical Branch, School of Health Professions is committed to recruiting and admitting a diverse class of highly qualified students. This includes applicants of all ethnicities, races, cultures, ages, gender, sexual identities, religions and life experiences represented in the population of the State of Texas.

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  • Former Rehab Sciences PhD Student interviewed for work in helping patients with traumatic brain injuries

    November 23, 2021, 15:03 PM by KPRC 2 News

    UTMB's Rehabilitation Sciences former PhD student Bill Amonette was recently interviewed for his collaboration with the University of Houston-Clear Lake (UHCL). Amonette started the Health and Human Performance Institute (HHPI) at UHCL to help patients with traumatic brain injuries continue rehabilitation after the insurance company stops paying. To quote the article, "at HHPI, there’s no deadline, no insurance, or copays. Just progress."

  • 2021 Student & Alumni Accomplishments

    November 23, 2021, 14:35 PM by UTMB School of Health Professions

    The COVID-19 pandemic has been unable to slow down students and alumni of the School of Health Professions as they have been very active in 2021. While the following is a small list of acknowledgement of their accomplishments within the past year, the School of Health Professions would like to thank each and every person who has been instrumental in the continuation of student success, innovative education, high impact research and quality clinical experiences that provide healthcare professionals the ability to advance the future of healthcare.

Academic Calendar

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22-26AugustOrientation and Registration Week (SHP New Students)
26AugustRegistration and Fee Payment Deadlines – Fall 2022 (all students)
29AugustClasses Begin – Fall 2022
5SeptemberLabor Day - School Closed
14SeptemberLast Day to Add or Drop a Course by 5:00 pm – Fall 2022 (Census Date)
21NovemberLast Day to Withdraw from a Course with a "W" – Fall 2022
24-25NovemberThanksgiving Holiday - School Closed
1DecemberOnline Registration for Spring 2023 – Opens at 8:00 am for Returning Students
5DecemberStudy Day – No Classes
6-9DecemberFinal Examination Period
9DecemberLast Day of Fall 2022 Semester (Diploma date - December 16, 2022)
16DecemberGrades Due by 12:00 Noon for Fall 2022 (All Students)
12-31DecemberStudent Winter Break

Last Updated: 09-AUG-2022

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UTMB SHP Mission

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.

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Galveston, TX 77555

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