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Date Updated: 21-MAY-2021

School of Health Professions Celebrates 2019 Commencement

May 3, 2021, 13:52 PM by UTMB School of Health Professions

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 and will enter fields such as Occupational Therapy, Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Respiratory Care, Health Care Management and Education, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Sciences, and Nutrition and Metabolism.

Distinguished Alumnus Dr. Phillip Sizer Jr., delivered the keynote address. Sizer earned his physical therapy degree from the medical branch in 1985 and is now a professor and associate dean for research at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Health Professions.

Dr. Michael Furtado, associate professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, served as grand marshal.
Four students excitedly pose using the University of Texas Hook Em Horns hand sign.


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