US Sen. Ted Cruz tours UT Tyler Heath Science Center | state

US Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) toured the UT Tyler Health Science Center facilities and met the School of Medicine leaders Monday to learn more about what the university is doing to address health care and workforce needs in East Texas.

“Texas is the home of innovators, and I’m proud to see UT Tyler Health Science Center leading the way on the cutting edge of innovative healthcare, and the new medical school training our next generation of leaders in the healthcare industry,” Cruz said in a press release. “In the Senate, I’m fighting for Texas healthcare and innovation, and I will continue to champion the good work being done here at UT Tyler Health Science Center.”

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Jennifer Scott contributed to this story.