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Thanks to area state and federal legislators, more than $1 billion flows into South Texas every two years through UT Rio Grande Valley and its School of Medicine, says UTRGV President Bailey

Featured, from left: Manish Singh, MD, Chief Executive Officer, DHR Health; McAllen City Commissioner Verónica Whitacre; Dr. Guy Bailey, President, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley; McAllen Mayor Jim Darling; John H. Krouse, MD, Executive Vice President for Health Affairs, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and Dean, UTRGV School of Medicine; McAllen City Commissioner Javier Villalobos; and Carlos Cárdenas, MD, Chairman, Board of Managers, DHR Health. This image was taken on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 during the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the University of Texas Health Rio Grande Valley Biomedical Research Building on the DHR campus site in northeast McAllen.

Photograph By PAUL CHOUY

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Rep. Sergio Muñoz, Jr. announces reelection bid for the sixth term to represent all or parts of Hidalgo, Granjeño, McAllen, Mission, Palmview and Pharr

Featured: Rep. Sergio Muñoz, Jr., D-Mission, on Friday, October 4, 2019, announced that he is seeking a sixth two-year term in the Texas House of Representatives for House District 36, which includes all or parts of the cities of Hidalgo, Granjeño, McAllen, Mission, Palmview and Pharr. Muñoz is one of only two Rio Grande Valley lawmakers who serve on the powerful House Committee on Appropriations, which shaped the two-year $250.7 billion state budget that went into effect on September 1, 2019.

Photograph By PAUL CHOUY

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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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