Announcements


The Office of Health Professions Careers is offering a Personal Statement Workshop

Date: September 29th and October 6th
Time: 9am – 12pm
Room: TBA

To register today, follow the Registration Link.  

Please contact the Office of Health Professions Careers ASAP:

BLHSB  2.822 | 956-882-5059 | karina.sanchez@utrgv.edu


Engaged Scholar Award Spring 2019

Did you know that the application for Engaged Scholar Award Spring 2019 Funds opens on October 8, 2018 and the deadline is November 2, 2018? Please visit www.utrgv.edu/engaged/esa for additional information. 



The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has been selected as one of the Best Online Master's in Health Science programs for 2018!

Congratulations to the Department of Health and Biomedical Sciences! Their Master of Science in Health Sciences programs has been ranked #7 in the U.S.

Best Online Master's in Health Science Programs



To anyone interested in a career in psychology


A message from Dr Nair, the Chair of the Department of Health and Biomedical Sciences

Welcome to the Department of Health and Biomedical Sciences!  We offer several programs that provide an excellent education in the health and biomedical sciences, which are suited for careers in health and biomedical science professions, research and education. Intellectual development of the student is enhanced using innovative tools such as technology assisted hybrid courses, team based and case study based interactive classes and hands on research, clinical lab  and clinical site experiences. We believe in an integrated approach to education and research and the faculty and staff are committed to helping students succeed through mentoring and providing opportunities for research in their laboratories. Faculty research includes investigations in neuroscience (neurobiology of addiction, learning and memory, protein trafficking), bioengineering, cancer biology, phylogenetics, medicinal plants, bone health and nutrition, chronic (obesity and diabetes) and infectious diseases and medical education. We are committed to serving Rio Grande Valley through education, research and service.