50 years 1968 to 2018 UTMB School of Health Professions Education Research Healthcare and Service

School of Health Professions
Celebrating 50 Years


Working together to work wonders by educating tomorrow’s healers through groundbreaking research and excellent patient care.


Celebration Photos & Videos

A Walk Down Memory Lane

View: Photo Album

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SHP 50th Anniversary Kick Off Celebration

View: Photo Album

SHP 25th Anniversary Celebration

SHP 50th Anniversary Celebration

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View: Photo Booth

View: Celebration Event Banquet

Download: Memory Slideshow (pdf)

Download: Anniversary Program (pdf)

SHP Lecture Series

Physical Therapy

Transformational Moments in the Disability Movement
June 12, 2018

Speaker: Lex Frieden, MA, LLD (hon)
Professor of Health Informatics, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)
Adjunct Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Baylor College of Medicine

Physician Assistant Studies

Pay It Forward, the Last 40 Years
June 29, 2018

Speaker: Frank Ambriz, PA-C, MPAS
Chair and Program Director
The University of Texas Health Rio GrandeValley
Clinical Associate Professor

Occupational Therapy

Unlock Your Brain's Potential
July 19, 2018

Speaker: Marco Rodriguez, OTR
CEO, M&D Legacy, PLLC dba Transformations Rehabilitation Services

Nutrition & Metabolism

Exercise Guidance After a Cancer Diagnosis: Evidence and Logistics
July 25, 2018

Speaker: Kathryn Schmitz, PhD, MPH
Professor of Epidemiology, Penn State College of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences
Associate Director of Population Sciences, Penn State Cancer Institute

Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Medical Laboratory Practitioners Choose Wisely
August 9, 2018

Speaker: George Fritsma, MS MLS
Associate Professor, Rutgers University
Associate Professor, Michigan State University

Respiratory Care

The Role of the Respiratory Therapist in Translational Research, Education, and Clinical Practice
September 10, 2018

Speaker: Brian Walsh, PhD, RRT, RRT-NPS, RRT-ACCS, RPFT, FAARC
President of the American Association for Respiratory Care
Director of Respiratory Therapy Program, Liberty University
Professor of Health Sciences, Liberty University

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