Welcome to the Department of Family Medicine
The Department of Family Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is led by its chair of more than a decade, Dr. Barbara L. Thompson. The department was founded as an independent department in 1971, but existed prior to that as a division of the Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health.
Our faculty provide medical care to Galveston County residents through its three clinics, located on the UTMB Galveston campus, on the western end of Galveston Island, and in Dickinson, Texas, and through its inpatient service at John Sealy Hospital in Galveston, Texas. Additional services are rendered.... read more