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SRPH dean on national panel addressing public health work force crisis

February 27, 2008

Ciro Sumaya, M.D., M.P.H.T.M., founding dean of the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, was one of four panelists at a Capitol Hill hearing today on the public health work force shortage.

SRPH dean appointed board chair of National Hispanic Medical Association

February 11, 2008

Ciro Sumaya, M.D., M.P.H.T.M., founding dean of the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, was appointed the newest Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Hispanic Medical Association.

SRPH holds “Valentines for Vets” event this week

February 11, 2008

The Healthcare Management Graduate Student Association (HMGSA) at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health will hold

TORCH establishes endowed scholarship at SRPH in memory of organization

February 8, 2008

The Texas Organization of Rural and Community Hospitals has established the first endowed scholarship at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health in honor of its founding president and CEO, John F. Boff. Mr. Boff was CEO of the Texas Organization of Rural and Community Hospitals (TORCH) for 16 years and served on the founding External Advisory Board of the HSC-SRPH until his death in 2006.

HSC receives Coordinating Board approval for new College of Nursing

January 24, 2008

The Texas A&M Health Science Center will have seven colleges beginning this fall after the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board gave approval today to establish a College of Nursing for a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program. The THECB approval at its regular quarterly meeting follows prior approval by the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents. The new College in Bryan-College Station initially will offer the B.S.N. beginning later this year.

Health Science Center, City of Bryan host historic groundbreaking for new Bryan campus

January 16, 2008

The Texas A&M Health Science Center and City of Bryan made history Wednesday with a groundbreaking for the new HSC Bryan Campus

HSC receives $1.5 million from Annenberg Foundation for unique interdisciplinary program

January 8, 2008

The Texas A&M Health Science Center recently received $1.5 million from the Annenberg Foundation to begin an innovative program for interdisciplinary education and health care delivery. The Annenberg Interdisciplinary Studies for Health Care Professionals will strive to shift the current approach to health care delivery from segmented delivery to a more interdisciplinary, productive team-based approach. The goal will be to decrease the de-personalization of overly specialized interests and encourage a global team approach to the methods and processes of health care.

SRPH diabetes patient education kiosks go

November 13, 2007

Two researchers at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health are spearheading a novel approach to patient education on diabetes

RCHI receives federal grant to wire rural Texas communities

September 26, 2007

The Texas A&M Health Science Center Rural and Community Health Institute recently was awarded management of a $1.6 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration to provide electronic connectivity for two communities