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Executive Vice President & Chief Academic Officer

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Dr. Micahel Blackburn Thank you for your interest in UTHealth. Whether you are a potential or existing student, faculty member, staff or community friend we invite you to learn more about our institution and why we pride ourselves in being Houston’s Health University. Our vision is “Excellence above all” in the quest to be a leader in the collaboration to treat, cure and prevent the most common diseases of our time through education, research and clinical practice.

The deans of our six schools have assembled dedicated teams of faculty and staff to provide the best education possible in medicine, nursing, dentistry, public health, biomedical informatics and the biomedical sciences. This is the most comprehensive collection of health education opportunities in Texas and we pride ourselves in training tomorrow’s leaders in health care, research and education.

The research programs within the schools of UTHealth utilize state of the art technologies to create knew knowledge through basic, translational and clinical research. These efforts are aided by our location in the Texas Medical Center where we engage in collaborative activities with major research institutions.

Moreover, we are committed to providing a diverse educational and work environment that is ethically-based and contributes to the needs of the community through quality health care delivery, public health expertise, outreach and service.

In closing, I invite you to explore UTHealth further and to take advantage of the opportunities our institution provides to help you make an impact on our society.

Sincerely,

Michael R. Blackburn, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President and Chief Academic Officer
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston