Did you know...
- In 1995 the Texas Legislature began a program called the South Texas/Border Region Health Education Initiative. The program was created to expand and improve educational opportunities in South Texas, and to date it has received $31.3 million in funding. With 21 new programs for health professionals well under way, the program was approved in 1997 for another two years and will be up for approval again in 1999.
- Students participating in the Dental School's undergraduate research program have received 67 nationally competitive awards since 1985, more than any other dental school in the nation.
- A graduate course in the "Physics of Nuclear Medicine" will become the first-ever health-related graduate course to be offered jointly by the Health Science Center and the Mexico City campus of UNAM, the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico.
Return to index