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CDC awards SRPH center for rural public health preparedness

December 5, 2006

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently notified the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health that its USA Center for Rural Public Health Preparedness will receive nearly $1 million a year for the next four years to train, partner and collaborate with other centers nationwide

SRPH lands grant to create virtual health departments, other projects

December 5, 2006

The Office of Special Programs in the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health recently received a grant from the Association of Schools of Public Health for a Model Rural Academic Health Department, which includes four very unique, rural-focused public health activities.

BOR accepts Bryan land gift for HSC expansion

December 1, 2006

The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents today authorized acceptance of a gift of 200 acres of land on State Highway 47 in Bryan for expansion of the Texas A&M Health Science Center during its regular meeting on the campus of Prairie View A&M University. The land will be used to consolidate on a single campus the Bryan/College Station-based Health Science Center programs.

Hallmon, Hawes named newest HSC Regents Professors

November 30, 2006

Two faculty members at the Texas A&M Health Science Center have been named the latest recipients of the prestigious Regents Professor Award, including the first from the HSC-School of Rural Public Health. Catherine Hawes, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the HSC-SRPH, and William W. Hallmon, D.M.D., M.S., chair and professor of the Department of Periodontics at the HSC-Baylor College of Dentistry, received the award at the Nov. 30 meeting of the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents. In all, nine A&M System faculty members were designated Regents Professors for 2005-06.

Architecture, construction science students to present designs for new HSC campus Dec. 4

November 29, 2006

Seven teams of Texas A&M University architectural design and construction science students will present their research, design concepts and models for a new sustainable, green campus for the Texas A&M Health Science Center on Monday, Dec. 4.

SRPH student develops dental sealant event for Somerville elementary students

November 21, 2006

Abraham Kulungara, a graduate student at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, recently organized a collaborative effort to provide dental sealants to 45 children at Somerville Elementary School.

Wesson named vice dean of Texas A&M Health Science Center Temple campus

November 13, 2006

Donald E. Wesson, M.D., F.A.C.P., was recently named the new vice dean for the Temple campus of the Texas A&M Health Science Center. Due to arrive Jan. 15, 2007, Dr. Wesson also will serve as chief academic officer for Scott & White and special assistant to the chief of staff for the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System.

COM students receive grant for ongoing work with Martha’s Clinic

November 8, 2006

Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine student leaders recently received a $14,000 matching grant from The Rotary Foundation and Rotary clubs in Temple and Monterrey, Mexico, to purchase new equipment and enhance overall care at Martha

First SRPH Ph.D. candidate defends dissertation

October 25, 2006

Bita Kash, M.B.A., F.A.C.H.E., the first Ph.D. student in the health services research program at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, recently defended her dissertation on

BCD Bridge to Dentistry program seeks support from area dentists

September 21, 2006

Each year, select students in the Dallas area receive academic enrichment and get a peek inside the field of dentistry through the Bridge to Dentistry program provided by the Texas A&M Health Science Center Baylor College of Dentistry. HSC-BCD is seeking practicing dental professionals to play a key role in the various components of the program by serving as mentors and sponsoring area students interested in learning more about careers in dentistry.

IBT researchers find protein essential in death of heart muscle cells

September 18, 2006

(HOUSTON, TX) - Researchers at the Texas A&M Health Science Center Institute of Biosciences and Technology at Houston have identified a key factor in human heart failure that may also be successful against hypertension and erectile dysfunction.

COM dean testifies before U.S. Senate committee

September 18, 2006

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BCD faculty member appointed to ADA commission

August 18, 2006

Dr. Ronald D. Woody, professor and director of implant dentistry at the Texas A&M Health Science Center Baylor College of Dentistry, has been named to the American Dental Association

COM hosts 25th reunion for Charter Class of Aggie docs July 28-29

July 25, 2006

The Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine is hosting a weekend of events July 28-29 to honor the first graduating class of Aggie doctors, the Class of 1981.