Representatives for the University of Texas System have temporarily suspended the search for a new University of Texas Medical Branch president to focus on coronavirus efforts, officials said.

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Michael Guarino

The Medical Branch is in good hands with Dr. Ben Raimer. He is highly qualified to lead UTMB during this crisis and has been a great member of our Galveston community for many years. We're lucky to have him.

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