News

  • Photo of Tibor Kisel

    Welcome

    July 19, 2022, 10:51 AM by Cassi Boatwright

    We wish to welcome Tibor Kisel to the Family of Family Medicine. Tibor is a second year Master of Public Health (MPH) student on the Biostatistics track from the School of Public and Population Health. She will be assisting Dr. Campbell in his research efforts, focusing on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in academic medicine.

  • Haris Vakil

    Congratulations to Incoming Chief Resident - Haris Vakil, MD

    June 2, 2022, 11:16 AM by Cassi Boatwright

    We are proud to announce rising third year resident and incoming co-chief, Dr. Haris Vakil was recently appointed as an officer serving as Resident Liaison of the Resident and Student Leader Forum for the Texas Academy of Family Physicians (TAFP).

  • Today We Honor Our Superheros

    March 30, 2022, 10:49 AM by Cassi Boatwright

    Today is National Doctor's Day and we want to take the time to honor all of our family medicine physicians who have dedicated their lives to treat, heal, help and care for those in our community.

  • Media Image of Shannon Guillot-Wright, PhD

    UTMB Health Family Medicine Welcomes New Vice Chair of Research

    March 1, 2022, 09:20 AM by Cassi Boatwright

    Shannon Guillot-Wright, PhD joins UTMB Health's Department of Family Medicine as Assistant Professor and Vice Chair of Research and Health Policy in the Department of Family Medicine. She will also serve as faculty in UTMB’s Center for Violence Prevention.

  • Island Farmacy

    Island Clinic Introduces "Farm"acy

    December 8, 2021, 11:14 AM by Cassi Boatwright

    On Friday, December 10th a ribbon cutting ceremony was held of the newly planted Island Farmacy. The Farmacy is a collaboration of the doctors of the UTMB Health Family Medicine Clinic - Island West, UTMB Health's SIGHT student organization and Seeding Galveston, a non-profit urban farm project.

  • UTMB Family Medicine Welcomes New Department Chair

    October 14, 2021, 16:43 PM by Cassi Boatwright

    The UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine is pleased to welcome to Kendall M. Campbell, MD, FAAFP. Dr. Campbell will join the faculty as Professor and Chair on Friday, October 15, 2021.

  • Annual PCP at the PCP Postponed until Spring 2022

    October 14, 2021, 00:00 AM by Cassi Boatwright

    The Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) and the Department of Family Medicine hosts the Annual Primary Care Procedures at the Primary Care Pavilion workshop each fall. Unfortunately, this year the event has been postponed to Spring, most likely it will return in March.

  • UTMB Health Family Physicians on Cover of October American Family Physician Journal

    October 11, 2021, 00:00 AM by Cassi Boatwright

    Congratulations to Drs. Winfred Frazier, Zuleica Santiago Delgado and Kenneth Stupka for their article on Onychomycosis: Rapid Evidence Review being published and highlighted on the cover of the October 2021 issue of the American Family Physician Journal publish by the American Academy of Family Physicians. You can read the article by selecting the title.

  • Local Shelter Honors UTMB Faculty at Annual Gala

    September 23, 2021, 14:05 PM by Cassi Boatwright

    This year the Galveston Island Humane Society (GIHS) will be honoring Barbara Thompson, MD, Professor and Chair of the UTMB Health Department of Family Medicine, and Joan Richardson, MD, Professor and Chair of the UTMB Health Department of Pediatrics.

  • TAFP Recognizes UTMB FMIG 5th Year in a Row

    September 22, 2021, 16:20 PM by Cassi Boatwright

    The Texas Academy of Family Physicians (TAFP) has recognized the UTMB Health Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) with their Award of Excellence 2021 for the 5th consecutive year.

  • Billings Recognized as Physician of the Year

    September 10, 2021, 12:17 PM by Julia Essex

    The Department of Family Medicine is pleased to congratulate UTMB Health School of Medicine (SOM) alumnus Adrian Billings, MD, PhD on being named Family Physician of the Year by the Texas Academy of Family Physicians (TAFP).

  • Dimple Desai - The Lambda Factor Author

    The Lambda Factor written by UTMB Alumnus

    August 26, 2021, 16:26 PM by Cassi Boatwright

    We are excited to announce that a UTMB Health Family Medicine Residency Program alumnus, Dr. Dimple Desai has been in the news lately for her recently published medical thriller, The Lambda Factor.

  • FMIG Wins AAFP Award Again!

    August 20, 2021, 00:00 AM by Cassi Boatwright

    Congratulations to the Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) on being named a 2021 Overall Award Winner in the AAFP Program of Excellence Awards.

  • Samuel Mathis, MD

    Congratulations to Dr. Mathis

    July 22, 2021, 00:00 AM by Cassi Boatwright

    Congratulations to Dr. Sam Mathis, who was included in the Galveston Daily News’ “40 Under 40” feature!

  • Kenneth Kenneth-Nwosa, MD

    Alumnus Named UTSA Team Physician

    July 18, 2021, 00:00 AM by Cassi Boatwright

    Congratulations to Dr. KJ Kenneth-Nwosa (FMR `20) on being named head team physician for the University of Texas at San Antonio Athletics.

  • Strolling Through the Match

    July 16, 2021, 00:00 AM by Cassi Boatwright

    Another great year of "Strolling Thru the Match" hosted by the department and our FMIG students to give advise to fourth year medical students heading into interview season and toward the residency match process. [recording is available]