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The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

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 campuses in Galveston, League City and Angleton, more than 3,200 students and about 900 faculty.

About

History

UTMB opened in 1891 as the nation’s first public medical school and hospital under unified leadership—already a pioneer. What began as one hospital and medical school building in Galveston is now a major academic health sciences center of global influence, with medical, nursing, health professions and graduate biomedical schools; a world-renowned research enterprise.

Education

UTMB includes schools of Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Biomedical Sciences; four 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; and numerous research facilities. UTMB is a part of The University of Texas System and a member of the Texas Medical Center.

Research

Research is one of the eight pillars essential to the success of UTMB's mission, to improve health for the people of Texas and around the world. Research Services is a value-added partner in the UTMB research enterprise. We facilitate the UTMB research mission, from funding identification through project completion by providing research-specific resources and education; promoting the responsible conduct of research; and advising and assisting with administrative policies and regulations.

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2018
401
2017
401
2016
401
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2019
-
2018
627 11
2017
638
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Library services

The University of Texas Medical Branch Moody Medical Library strives to be a safe, pleasant, and quiet place for research and study. Library users and staff are expected to conduct themselves in compliance with the guidelines below, which are considered appropriate standards within a research library environment.

ICT services

The Library makes computers in public areas available to students, faculty, staff and the general public to provide access to library collections and other information resources to support the University’s education, research and patient care missions. The intent of these policies is to ensure that facilities and resources are used most effectively to benefit the greatest number of academic users.

Galveston, Texas, United States