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    UTMB School of Nursing

    Educating nurses since 1890!

  • New Health Education Center Opening 2019 | University of Texas Medical Branch

     iLead Is Here

    Learn more about the iLead Project

  • New Health Education Center Opening 2019 | University of Texas Medical Branch

    New Health Education Center

    The Health Education Center (HEC) will be UTMB's new focal point for active learning, interdisciplinary education & training through patient simulation.

Echoes From Our School

  •  Team News

    We are very excited to introduce our new Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship, Dr. Lorraine Evangelista! Welcome to UTMB School of Nursing!

  •  Team News

    It has been an exciting week for UTMB SON as we launched our first week of iLead (Innovative Learning Environment Accelerating Discovery). The new initiative equips each student with an iPad to use in the classroom to help increase student engagement and active learning.

  •  Student Highlights

    BREAKING NEWS! For the second quarter of 2019, UTMB nursing students taking the NCLEX (nation-wide exam for the licensing of nurses) had a 100% pass rate! All 122 students taking the test passed on the 1st attempt! Congratulations to our students and to our outstanding faculty!

  •  Faculty Accomplishments

    Dr. Elizabeth Petitt's poster "Use of a Clinic-Based Skin Cancer Prevention Bundle to Promote Sun-Protective Behaviors in Patients at Moderate to High Risk for Skin Cancer", has been accepted for the Texas Nurse Practitioners’ 31st Annual Conference in September.

  •  Community Engagement

    Dr. Michael Leger has been elected to the role of South Region Representative on the Board of the Directors for the Texas Nurses Association, District 9.

  •  UTMB Campus News

    UTMB’s new Health Education Center is the campus’s first significant new education space in 40 years. The center will encourage students from all four schools to collaborate in the new space designed to teach a team approach to health care. Read more about our new HEC! 

  •  Upcoming Events

    Cindy Zolnierek PhD, RN, CAE, the Chief Executive of the Texas Nurse Association, will provide the keynote address for our Commencement Ceremony on April 26th, 2019.

  •  Faculty Accomplishments

    Congratulations to Dr. Michael Leger for his recent acceptance to participate in the AACN’s Elevating Leaders in Academic Nursing Program .

  •  Faculty Accomplishments

    Dr. Gwenn Scott was honored as a graduate of the Scholars in Education  interdisciplinary faculty development program! The interdisciplinary faculty development program recognized for her research on Innovation in Education: Health Literacy for IPE Scholars .

  •  Faculty Accomplishments

    Dr. Shannon Stevenson completed the Scholars in Education  interdisciplinary faculty development program! She was recognized with other UTMB leaders for her research project, "Do Nursing School Graduates feel Prepared for Interprofessional Practice?"


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