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Laura L. Rudkin, Ph.D.
Professor Preventive Medicine and Community Health
UT Medical Branch at Galveston
Academics who approach their teaching duties as a form of scholarship will think more carefully about the end goals of curricula. In our programs, we aim to produce competent and caring health care professionals and researchers who will act to improve individual and population health and reduce health disparities. To quote a Carnegie Foundation report, we educate students “to contribute to the life of their times.”