The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center, in collaboration with the Brazos County Health Department's Emergency Preparedness Response Team, will hold a free informational update and training session at 1 p.m. tomorrow (Saturday, September 3) for nurse professionals who are willing to assist area hurricane evacuees. All Paramedics, RNs, LVNs, CNAs and nursing students available to volunteer to assist the individuals coming into the Bryan/College Station area as a result of Hurricane Katrina are invited to participate. The Brazos Valley is in critical need of nurse volunteers to assist in the assessment of the evacuees medical needs.
The Coastal Bend Health Education Center (CBHEC), a center of The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center, will host the Third Annual Future Nurses Club Conference. The conference is an educational event that is motivational and inspiring to high school students who are interested in pursuing a career in health care.
Juan F. Castro, M.D., has been selected as Interim Director of The Texas A&M University System Health Science Centers South Texas Center (STC) in McAllen, effective immediately. Dr. Castro also serves as director of the Coastal Bend Health Education Center (CBHEC) in Corpus Christi and will divide his time between the centers.
The Coastal Bend Health Education Center (CBHEC) at The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center will present the second annual Future Nurses Club Conference on Thursday, January 29, 2004, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lone Star Ballroom in Texas A&M University-Corpus Christis University Center. This years conference theme is This is not your Mothers Nursing Career.
The Texas A&M University System Health Science Centers Coastal Bend Health Education Center is sponsoring a conference, Management Leadership in a Complex Health Care Environment: Retention Implication, on Thursday, October 23, 2003 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The conference will be held at the Solomon P. Ortiz International Center, 402 Harbor Drive, in the Corpus ChristiKleberg Room, and will feature Reuben McDaniel, Ed.D., and Ruth Anderson, R.N., Ph.D.
School of Rural Public Health Dean Appointed to National Institutional and Policy Strategies for Increasing the Diversity of the U.S. Health Care Workforce
Ciro V. Sumaya, M.D., M.P.H.T.M., dean of the School of Rural Public Health (SRPH), part of The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center, was appointed to a new study committee that will examine diversity in the health care workforce.