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Encyclopedia > The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

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Motto: Disciplina, Praesidium, Civitatis
Established: 1972
Type: Public
President: James T. Willerson
Staff: 1261
Undergraduates: 347
Postgraduates: 3399
Location: Houston, Texas, USA
Campus: Urban; 3,076,020 ft² (286,000 m²)
Athletics: recreational
Colors: burnt orange and gray
Website: http://www.uthouston.edu/
 

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The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston was created by the UT System Board of Regents and supported by the Texas Legislature in 1972. Located in the world renowned Texas Medical Center, the school is primarily a graduate education university focusing on the health sciences. The UTHSC-H School of Public Health ranked #1 in doctoral health education in 2004. For other uses, see Motto (disambiguation). ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The term public school has three distinct meanings: In the USA and Canada, elementary or secondary school supported and administered by state and local officials. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... This article is about work. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Degree ceremony at Cambridge. ... Houston redirects here. ... For other uses, see Texas (disambiguation). ... Cities with at least a million inhabitants in 2006 An urban area is an area with an increased density of human-created structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Texas Medical Center The Texas Medical Center, with more than five million patient visits annually and one of the highest densities of clinical facilities and basic science and translational research of any location, is the largest medical district in the world. ... Health science is the discipline of applied science which deals with human and animal health. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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Size and budget

In 2005 UTHSC-H had an operating budget of $600.4 million with $150.2 million in Research expenditures (FY 2004). The university has 3,076,020 ft² (286,000 m²) in 36 buildings throughout the Texas Medical Center, the world's largest medical center. Over 600 grant-funded research projects are in progress at any given time. UTHSC-H further enjoyed $60.9 million in endowments in 2004 and had a $1.7 billion economic impact on the Houston metropolitan region. Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Awards and honors

  • Nobel Prize Laureate - Ferid Murad, MD, PhD
  • Prince Mahidol Award for Medicine - Palmer Beasley, MD
  • National Academy of Science - Ferid Murad, MD, PhD
  • Academy of Arts and Sciences - Ferid Murad, MD, PhD; William J. Schull, PhD; Irma Gigli, MD
  • Institute of Medicine - LuAnn Aday, PhD; Irma Gigli, MD; Ferid Murad, MD, PhD; James T. Willerson, MD
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science - L. Maximilian Buja, MD; John H. Byrne, PhD; Kathleen Gibson, PhD; Irma Gigli, MD; Ferid Murad, MD, PhD; Jerry Wolinsky, MD; Sam Kaplan, PhD
  • American Academy of Nursing - Mara Baun, DNSC, RN, FAAN; Nancy Bergstrom, PhD, RN, FAAN; Marlene Z. Cohen, PhD, RN, FAAN; Frank Cole, PhD, RN, CEN, CS, FNP, FAAN; Deanna Grimes, DrPH, RN, FAAN; Sandra Hanneman, PhD, RN, FAAN; * Joanne Hickey, PhD, APRN, BC, ACNP, FAAN; Thomas Mackey, PhD, NP-C, FAAN; Marianne Marcus, EdD, RN, FAAN; Janet Meininger, PhD, RN, FAAN; Gwen Sherwood, PhD, RN, FAAN; Patricia L. Starck, DSN, RN, FAAN; Geri Wood, PhD, RN, FAAN
  • President George W. Bush announced on February 22, 2007 his intention to nominate S. Ward Casscells III, M.D., vice president for biotechnology at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, to be Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs).

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Postal services

The closest United States Postal Service office is the CPU #33 University of Texas at 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas, 77030-4009. USPS and Usps redirect here. ...


See also

The University of Texas System comprises fifteen educational institutions in Texas, of which nine are general academic universities and six are health institutions. ... Texas Medical Center The Texas Medical Center, with more than five million patient visits annually and one of the highest densities of clinical facilities and basic science and translational research of any location, is the largest medical district in the world. ...

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