Endowment Fund

Frontera has established an endowment fund to support our mission. If you are interested in making a contribution, please contact Kathlynn Joel-Reich at kjoel@utmb.edu or (409) 266-9764 .


Following are some organizations with which Frontera de Salud is proudly affiliated.

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston


Association of American Medical Colleges
Caring for Communities Grant sponsored by The Pfizer Medical Humanities Initiative.


Arnold P. Gold Foundation for Humanism in Medicine
Assistance for the establishment of Frontera’s administration center and the co-ordination of Frontera’s various programs.


The William Randolph Hearst Foundations
The William Randolph Hearst Foundation provided Funding to establish an endowment to support the future of Frontera de Salud.


Sponsorship Inquiry

If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities with Frontera, contact us via any of the methods below.

Frontera de Salud
c/o Kirk Smith, MD, PhD
The University of Texas Medical Branch
Rebecca Sealy Hospital, Suite 2.500
301 University Boulevard – Rt. 0168
Galveston, Texas 77555-0168

E-mail Addresses
Kirk L. Smith
Fausto S. Meza