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Carlos J. Cárdenas, MD, Chairman, Board of Managers, DHR Health, recognized by University of Texas Medical Branch Alumni Association for his outstanding service to Texas

Featured, from left:  The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Alumni Association on Friday, May 31, 2019, bestowed the Ashbel Smith Distinguished Alumnus Award upon the following leaders: Carlos J. Cárdenas, MD (’85); J. Gregory Stovall, MD (’78); Susan D. John, MD (’84); and Jack H. Henry, MD (’64). Not  appearing in this image, but also a recipient of the honor from the UTMB Alumni Association, is Bruce M. Bauknight, MD (’68).  Photograph Courtesy KURT E. KOOPMANN/UTMB ALUMNI RELATIONS

Featured, from left: The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Alumni Association on Friday, May 31, 2019, bestowed the Ashbel Smith Distinguished Alumnus Award upon the following leaders: Carlos J. Cárdenas, MD (’85); J. Gregory Stovall, MD (’78); Susan D. John, MD (’84); and Jack H. Henry, MD (’64). Not appearing in this image, but also a recipient of the honor from the UTMB Alumni Association, is Bruce M. Bauknight, MD (’68).

Photograph Courtesy KURT E. KOOPMANN/UTMB ALUMNI RELATIONS

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Legislative update on University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and its School of Medicine to be included in “State of the University Address” by President Guy Bailey on Thursday, May 30

Featured, from left: Ronnie Larralde, Executive Director, Edinburg Chamber of Commerce; Marsha Green, Vice President of Marketing, Bert Ogden Auto Group; Natasha Del Barrio, MBA, Chief Executive Officer, Bert Ogden Auto Group; Robert Vackar, Owner, Bert Ogden Auto Group; Janet Vackar, Owner, Bert Ogden Auto Group; Verónica Gonzáles, Vice President for Governmental and Community Relations, the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley; and Mario Lizcano, Administrator of Corporate Affairs, DHR Health. Photograph By DEANNA GARZA

Featured, from left: Ronnie Larralde, Executive Director, Edinburg Chamber of Commerce; Marsha Green, Vice President of Marketing, Bert Ogden Auto Group; Natasha Del Barrio, MBA, Chief Executive Officer, Bert Ogden Auto Group; Robert Vackar, Owner, Bert Ogden Auto Group; Janet Vackar, Owner, Bert Ogden Auto Group; Verónica Gonzáles, Vice President for Governmental and Community Relations, the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley; and Mario Lizcano, Administrator of Corporate Affairs, DHR Health.

Photograph By DEANNA GARZA

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Sen. Hinojosa, Sen. Watson, Rep. Longoria pass legislation to help qualified, financially-needy students succeed at UTRGV School of Medicine

Students from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine, School of Nursing, and Physician Assistant Studies Program in the College of Health Professions, recently worked on a case study as part of the first Team-Centric Friday event. More than 160 students – nurse practitioner, physician assistant and first-year medical students – collaborated on how to treat a patient with vision problems. The interprofessional education training exercise addressed one of the goals of the medical school and the allied health professions programs at UTRGV: to prepare future healthcare providers to work in an interprofessional team-based setting.  Graphic Courtesy UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS RIO GRANDE VALLEY

Featured: Students from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine, School of Nursing, and Physician Assistant Studies Program in the College of Health Professions, recently worked on a case study as part of the first Team-Centric Friday event. More than 160 students – nurse practitioner, physician assistant and first-year medical students – collaborated on how to treat a patient with vision problems. The interprofessional education training exercise addressed one of the goals of the medical school and the allied health professions programs at UTRGV: to prepare future healthcare providers to work in an interprofessional team-based setting.

Graphic Courtesy UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS RIO GRANDE VALLEY

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Sports medicine institute in Pharr, Doctor of Audiology degree among UTRGV issues on agenda for UT System Board of Regents on Wednesday and Thursday, announces Rep. Canales

Featured, from left: Hidalgo County Commissioner Precinct 1 David L. Fuentes, Pharr Mayor Ambrosio Hernández, MD, Chief Medical Compliance Officer, DHR Health, and Mario Lizcano, Administrator of Corporate Affairs, DHR Health, following the mayor’s third annual State of the City Address on Thursday, January 17, 2019.

Photograph Courtesy CITY OF PHARR

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Striving for better: Raquel Pérez, UT Rio Grande Valley soon-to-be graduate, who embraces her roots as a migrant farmworker, ready for next chapter

Featured: Raquel Pérez, right, posing with her mother and father, Raquel and Fito Pérez, is the youngest of four children and a migrant farmworker, and she will be the first in her family to graduate from a university when she walks on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Spring Commencement at the McAllen Convention Center. The journey to get the diploma took five years. She is one of the first at UTRGV to receive the Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers, under the Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation.

Featured: Raquel Pérez, right, posing with her mother and father, Raquel and Fito Pérez, is the youngest of four children and a migrant farmworker, and she will be the first in her family to graduate from a university when she walks on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Spring Commencement at the McAllen Convention Center. The journey to get the diploma took five years. She is one of the first at UTRGV to receive the Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers, under the Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation.

Photograph By SILVER SALAS

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