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COM hosts Reunion

July 30, 2008

The TAMHSC College of Medicine will host “Reunion ’08” on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 1-2 for alumni and their families, along with the college’s largest-ever incoming class of 135 first-year students.

McLeroy to serve on panel

July 29, 2008

Kenneth McLeroy, Ph.D., professor in the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, was appointed to a four-year term on the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) review panel, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

CON receives approval from Texas Board of Nursing, prepares for first students

July 17, 2008

The Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Nursing received approval Thursday from the Texas Board of Nursing, enabling the college to welcome its charter class of 44 students.

Donnelly appointed to EPA panel

July 14, 2008

Kirby Donnelly, Ph.D., professor and head of environmental and occupational health at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, recently was appointed to serve on the Environmental Protection Agency Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) Scientific Advisory Panel.

Infrequent discussion of activity in primary care

June 19, 2008

Researchers at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health have found physicians discuss social activities in only 31 percent of medical encounters with geriatric patients, and this lack of communication negatively affects overall patient satisfaction, can increase patient anxiety and could mean sacrificing potential health benefits.

COP announces Kimberlee Garza as first-ever director of development

June 6, 2008

Kimberlee D. Garza has joined the Texas A&M Health Science Center Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy as its director of development. She will be responsible for assisting in the establishment of a development program to cultivate private and corporate donations and government grant opportunities toward attaining funding for scholarships, research and professional development for the college.

SRPH Master of Health Administration program earns accreditation

May 30, 2008

The Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health Master of Health Administration (M.H.A.) program recently earned accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education. The program is one of only seven in the state to be accredited and among the youngest ever to be accredited by the CAHME.

NIH grant to enhance dental students

May 27, 2008

The Texas A&M Health Science Center Baylor College of Dentistry received a $633,343 Oral Health Research Education grant from the National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research. The grant will help the college implement a series of curriculum initiatives that will instruct students how to incorporate evidence (clinical research outcomes) into their patient-related decision-making.

Texas A&M University System Board of Regents approves land gift, leasing plans for Texas A&M Health Science Center Round Rock campus

May 23, 2008

Continuing progress in developing its Round Rock campus, the Texas A&M Health Science Center was given approval Friday by the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents to accept an additional land gift and execute leasing plans for its first building. Regents also heard a presentation on the campus