Texas A&M University System Board of Regents approves land gift, leasing plans for Texas A&M Health Science Center Round Rock campus
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
Darcy Moudouni, a doctoral student of health policy and management at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, was selected as one of 19 people nationwide for the Delta Omega National Honorary Society in Public Health portion of the research poster presentations at the American Public Health Association (APHA) annual meeting, Oct. 25-29 in San Diego.
The Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health will induct one honorary member, two faculty, eight students and seven alumni into the local Alpha Tau chapter of the Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health on May 16 at a reception. The ceremony will take place at the HSC-SRPH Administration Building, located at the intersection of University Drive and Adriance Road.
The College of Medicine and the School of Rural Public Health at the Texas A&M Health Science Center will host commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 17, while the HSC-Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas will have graduation Wednesday, May 14.
Recognizing its work on the role of genes in the development of heart defects, cleft lip/palate and neural tube birth defects like spina bifida and the transport of folic acid during pregnancy, the Texas A&M Health Science Center Institute of Biosciences and Technology was awarded the 2008 Outstanding Research in Sciences Award from the Texas chapter of the March of Dimes.
The Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health and U.S. Army Medical Department Center & School have entered into an affiliation agreement for the HSC-SRPH to provide classes to students in the Community Health Practices Branch of the Department of Preventive Health Services in the Academy of Health Sciences.
Chevron, the international energy company, recently gave $65,000 to the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health for use by its Department of Environmental and Occupational Health.
Nina Williams and Katy Robertson, students at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, are serving on the HSC President
In honor of National Public Health Week this week (April 7-13), Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health faculty and students participated in the third annual research poster symposium and student poster contest.