About the School
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center School of Health Professions, in concert with the mission and visions of MD Anderson Cancer Center, is committed to the education of healthcare professionals, through formal academic programs that award institutional certificates and degrees in health sciences.
SHP faculty member honored by ACS
Peter Hu, Ph.D., professor, has been named the Clinical Scientist of the Year by the Association of Clinical Scientists. This award honors a scientist who has made outstanding contributions throughout their career in clinical science through research, education and service.
He is being recognized for his leadership as a faculty member in the School of Health Professions, where he is the founding director of the Molecular Genetic Technology undergraduate and Diagnostic Genetics graduate programs.
Congratulations, Dr. Hu!
SHP by the Numbers
degree programs offered
students enrolled for 2017-18 academic year
estimated cost of 2018-19 tuition and fees for Texas residents
Detecting cell abnormalities
A histotechnologist prepares tissue for microscopic examination -- an important part of the process to establish and confirm a patient's diagnosis. Histotechnologists make the invisible world of tissue structure visible under a microscope.