Jul 10 2014
AUSTIN – In another historic step in the march to higher education opportunities for the Rio Grande Valley, The University of Texas System Board of Regents Thursday unanimously approved the establishment of a doctor of medicine degree at UT Rio Grande Valley .
Jul 10 2014
AUSTIN – The University of Texas System Board of Regents Thursday approved admissions criteria for first-time students, transfer students and graduate students at UT Rio Grande Valley , which is scheduled to open in the fall of 2015.
Jun 25 2014
The University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., visited the campuses of UT Brownsville and UT Pan American Wednesday, June 25, to discuss administrative functions and day-to-day operations for both campuses during the 2014-15 academic year.
Jun 23 2014
The University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., and UT Rio Grande Valley President Guy Bailey will visit the campuses of UT Brownsville and UT Pan American on Wednesday, June 25, for a question and answer session with faculty, staff and students.
Jun 19 2014
AUSTIN – Lynda Chin, M.D., chair of Genomic Medicine at UT MD Anderson, has been named a University of Texas System Chancellor’s Health Fellow to coordinate the planning and development of a collaborative effort in the use of technologies and big data to improve healthcare delivery, focusing on management of diabetes in South Texas.
May 30 2014
Several hundred supporters of UT Brownsville gathered for a celebration on May 27 to honor the leadership and vision of UTB President Juliet García, Ph.D., UT System Board of Regents Vice Chairman Gene Powell and Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D. The event also marked the efforts of UTB supporters to raise scholarship funds toward several UT Rio Grande Valley endowments.
May 28 2014
HARLINGEN – The South Texas health care community gathered Wednesday morning to unveil a state-of-the-art simulation teaching hospital, marking a significant step in The University of Texas System’s efforts to transform health care in the Rio Grande Valley.
May 28 2014
HARLINGEN – William C. Head, M.D., a distinguished orthopedic surgeon from Dallas, has granted The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s School of Medicine its first major contribution – a $600,000 gift to establish the Jean Marie Rodriguez-Ayers Scholarship – to benefit UTRGV’s inaugural class of medical students.
May 27 2014
BROWNSVILLE – University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., announced Tuesday night the creation of the University of Texas Institute of the Americas to be led by UT Brownsville President Juliet Garcia – a nationally renowned leader who will help develop the institute and serve as its executive director.
May 22 2014
Medical and academic leaders from The University of Texas System and across the Rio Grande Valley will gather Wednesday (May 28) for the dedication and unveiling of the UT Rio Grande Valley Smart Hospital.
Occupying 15,000 square feet of the Academic and Clinical Research Building on the Harlingen RAHC campus, the UTRGV Smart Hospital is designed to bring together current and future doctors, nurses and allied health professionals from across the Rio Grande Valley to experience high quality, realistic clinical simulation.