Alumni: Past News

GSBS alumnus Dr. Bernard Harris (Master of Medical Science Program) was the first African American to walk in space! Check out clips from his historic mission. #utmbalumni Watch on YouTube

Four outstanding UTMB scientists have been named among Cell Mentor’s “1,000 Inspiring Black Scientists in America.” Congratulations to Dr. Donald Bouyer, Dr. Monique Ferguson (GSBS – M&I ’98), Dr. Brionna Davis-Reyes (GSBS – HPTM ’20), and Dr. Clifford Houston. #WeAreUTMB #utmbalumni Click here for the story

Dr. Heather Green Wooten (GSBS ’06 – Medical Humanities) will take over the role of Texas State Historical Association Interim Executive Director starting on January 18, 2021 and has been appointed Interim Executive Director by the TSHA Board of Directors. Click here for the story

GSBS alumnus, Dr. Tom Marshburn (MMS ’97), has been chosen to fly to the International Space Station on SpaceX Crew Dragon spaceship this fall.
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Dr. Natasha Brooks , BMB graduate, was featured in the November 2020 edition of ASBMB Today. Click here for the story, starting on page 42.

Dr. Mary Guinan, GSBS alumna, professor emeritus and founding dean of the University of Nevada at Las Vegas (UNLV) School of Public Health, was honored with the naming of the Mary Guinan Room in the newly opened building to house the UNLV School of Public Health. Read more.

Dr. Anita C. Randolph, GSBS alumna from the Neuroscience Graduate Program, has been named the director of Community Engagement and Education for the newly established Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain (MIDB) at the University of Minnesota. Click here for the story.

NASA astronaut and UTMB alumnus, Serena Aunon-Chancellor (GSBS ’06 – MPH program) has been recognized as a Hispanic pioneer in medicine by the Association of American Medical Colleges during National Hispanic Heritage Month.