About UTMB Health
Old Red Established in 1891 as the University of Texas Medical Department, UTMB has grown from one building, 23 students and 13 faculty members to a modern health science center with more than 70 major buildings, more than 2,500 students and more than 1,000 faculty.
The 84-acre campus includes four schools, three institutes for advanced study, a major medical library, a network of hospitals and clinics that provide a full range of primary and specialized medical care, an affiliated Shriners Burns Hospital, and numerous research facilities. UTMB is a component of the University of Texas System.
UTMB Centers & Institutes
HUB and Federal Small Business Program:
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, through its' State of Texas Historically Underutilized Business and Federal Small Business Programs is fully committed to the Good Faith Effort to enhance the opportunity of State certified Hubs and small business concerns, including, small disadvantaged (SDB), women-owned small business (WOSB), veteran- owned small business (VOSB), service-disabled veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) and HUB Zone small business (HUB Zone), participating in the State and Federal marketplace. UTMB's diversity program was established to identify and encourage participation in the competitive bid process, increase the number of contracts and dollars awarded to State Hubs and small business concerns, (SDBs, WOSB, Hub Zone, VOSB, SDVOSB), create a fair and open competitive market, and improve community awareness. Categories for State and Federal Small Businesses are defined as follows:
A Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) is defined as a business at least 51% owned or controlled by one or more minorities or woman and such persons who have a proportionate interest and active participation in the control, operations and management of the company's affairs. Additionally, the principle place of business and its owners must be residents of the state of Texas. The definition of minorities include Black Americans, Hispanic Americans, American Women, Asian Pacific Americans and Native Americans as described in the Texas Administrative Code (Section 20.12) www.sos.state.tx.us/tac/
Small Business (SB), Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB), Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB), HUBZone Small Business (HUBZone), Veteran-owned Small Business (VOSB) and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SD-VOSB ). For further clarification, please click on www.sba.gov.
It is the policy of The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston to promote full and equal opportunity for all businesses in purchasing and contracting operations. Commitment to a good faith effort to fully utilize State Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUBS) and federal small business concerns as suppliers of materials, equipment and services required in support of the mission of the university continues as a high priority.
The information on this web site has been prepared to familiarize you with our State and Federal Small Business Programs and staff. We believe this information will help you better understand our organization and provide you with the information necessary to make your business transactions with us successful.
Welcome to the UTMB Health Education Facts web site maintained by the Office of Institutional Effectiveness. This site strives to provide one, comprehensive, centralized location for the most commonly requested data and information about the education component of UTMB Health's mission.
Welcome to The University of Texas Medical Branch, the first and oldest academic health center in the state, with the distinction of educating more health care professionals than any other institution in Texas.
Our graduates' passionate commitment to improving the lives of those they serve can be seen in our local community, throughout the state, and around the globe.
Researchers in our world-renowned laboratories are developing diagnostic tools, cures and vaccines that benefit people worldwide.
UTMB is home to the only national laboratory in Texas, and one of only two in the nation dedicated to combating infectious threats to health, including bioterrorism.
The patient care we provide in our hospitals and clinics reflects the latest in technology and expertise. But more importantly, our health professionals are keenly aware that they treat people - not just ailments.
UTMB has a long, marvelous history of advancing health sciences education, research and patient care. Our Ashbel Smith Building, known fondly around campus as "Old Red,'' is the oldest surviving medical school building west of the Mississippi.
Throughout our 120-year history, UTMB's employees, faculty and students have shared a deep commitment to excellence, and a desire to blaze new trails in service to others.
We are now embarking on one of the most exciting times in our history, with tremendous opportunities before us and a clear vision for the future.
There is robust revitalization going on around campus, ensuring that our facilities support future growth, and that we and those we serve continue to benefit from a dynamic, healing environment.
Our goals are ambitious but well within our reach. We are excited about our future and committed to fulfilling our mission - to improve health for the people of Texas and around the world. Whether you're a patient, student, alum - whatever your interest - I invite you to explore this website and learn more about UTMB Health and the remarkable things happening here.
UTMB (University of Texas Medical Branch)
The University of Texas Medical Branch established in 1891 as the University of Texas Medical Department, has grown from one building, 23 students and 13 faculty members to a modern health science center with more than 70 major buildings, more than 2,500 students and more than 1,000 faculty.
UTMB is also the LARGEST TELEHEALTH provider in the world and is responsible for globally spearheading the Electronic Health Network and telemedicine.
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