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UT Tyler Announces MARC Open House July 11 

Tours, information on Memory Assessment and Research Center will be available 

TYLER (June 29, 2023) – The University of Texas at Tyler will hold an open house event for its  Memory Assessment and Research Center on Tuesday, July 11. The UT Tyler center offers free  dementia and other brain-related screenings to the East Texas community. 

The open house will be 4:30 – 6 p.m. at the MARC, located at 3531 South Broadway Avenue in  Tyler. To RSVP, visit or call 903.566.7487. 

“We welcome UT Tyler alumni, friends of the university and the entire East Texas community to  take a tour of our facilities, meet the MARC team and learn about our innovative research and the state-of-the-art services that are made available,” said Dr. Michael Barnett, UT Tyler assistant  professor of psychology and MARC director. 

Light refreshments will be provided. For additional information about the event, contact Kathy  Gohmert, UT Tyler community engagement director, at  

The UT Tyler MARC is dedicated to innovative scientific research and improving the lives of Tyler,  Smith County and East Texas community members by providing neuropsychological screening and  evaluation services to older adults with suspected or existing cognitive impairment. 

In addition to its services and research, MARC offers therapeutic services for caregivers and family  members through its partnership with the Alzheimer’s Alliance of Smith County. The center also  provides UT Tyler students with clinical/research training, clinical experience and research data for  publications to further their education and help them reach their professional goals. 

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With a mission to improve educational and health care outcomes for East Texas and beyond, UT  Tyler offers more than 90 undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 10,000 students.  Through its alignment with UT Tyler Health Science Center and UT Health East Texas, UT Tyler has  unified these entities to serve Texas with quality education, cutting-edge research and excellent  patient care. Classified by Carnegie as a doctoral research institution and by U.S. News & World  Report as a national university, UT Tyler has campuses in Tyler, Longview, Palestine and Houston. 

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