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.

SHP News

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

Nov 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."

Read More: UH-Clear Lake program helps people with traumatic brain injuries when insurance doesn’t cover rehabilitation

Academic Calendar

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23-27AugustOrientation and Registration (SHP New Students)
27AugustRegistration and Fee Payment Deadlines – Fall 2021 (all students)
30AugustClasses Begin – Fall 2021
6SeptemberLabor Day - School Closed
13SeptemberLast Day to Add or Drop a Course by 5:00 pm – Fall 2021 (Census Date)
22NovemberLast Day to Withdraw from a Course with a "W" – Fall 2021
25-26NovemberThanksgiving Holiday - School Closed
6DecemberStudy Day – No Classes
8DecemberOnline Registration for Spring 2022 – Opens at 8:00 am for Returning Students
7 - 10DecemberFinal Examination Period
10DecemberLast Day of Fall 2021Semester (Diploma date -December 17, 2021)
17DecemberGrades Due by 12:00 Noon for Fall 2021 (All Students)
24-31DecemberWinter Holiday - School Closed

Last Updated: 30-NOV-2021

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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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School of Health Professions
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555

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