AUSTIN, Texas — With a $50 million gift from the LIVESTRONG Foundation to the Dell Medical School, The University of Texas at Austin has exceeded its goal of raising $3 billion during the eight-year Campaign for Texas.
The Board of Regents unanimously approved an affiliation agreement between UT Austin, Central Health and the Community Care Collaborative that establishes an innovative model for improving the delivery and quality of health care in Travis County. The Regents also unanimously authorized the establishment of a doctor of medicine degree at UT Austin.
The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing has received a grant of $20,000 from the Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare to help fund the scholarships of two doctoral nursing students in 2014.
Robert L. Talbert, a professor of pharmacy in the College of Pharmacy at The University of Texas at Austin, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Robert K. Chalmers Distinguished Pharmacy Educator Award presented by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).
Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., a nationally renowned leader in higher education and pediatric transplant surgery, announced Monday morning that he will step down as head of The University of Texas System after a five-year tenure marked by groundbreaking accomplishments.
By caging bacteria in microscopic houses, scientists at The University of Texas at Austin are studying how communities of bacteria, such as those found in the human gut and lungs, interact and develop infections.
The University of Texas at Austin is looking for “the chief architect, executive and intellectual leader” of the new Dell Medical School, according to a newly posted job description for its inaugural dean.
Tomorrow the University of Texas System Board of Regents will consider a $334 million plan to construct a medical school at The University of Texas at Austin. Construction of the Dell Medical School will bring focus to the university’s diverse biomedical research as it helps transform community health care, UT Austin President Bill Powers told regents Wednesday.
A committee of 18 educators, community leaders, health professionals and students has begun the search for a founding dean of the Dell Medical School, the first new medical school among top-ranked research universities in more than 35 years.