Medical Branch –
As the first academic health center in Texas and among the oldest in the nation, the University of Texas Medical Branch has helped define health care for generations. Throughout its distinguished history, UTMB has provided Texas a diverse and highly skilled health professions work fore, advancements in the understanding and treatment of illness and injury, and a leading source of medical care for patients from throughout the state.
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