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SRPH Golfers Notch Tournament Wins

May 19, 2004

The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health held its first golf tournament Monday, May 17, at Pebble Creek Country Club. The funds raised will support activities such as student travel to seminars, conferences, or field work; student scholarship support; and student awards and honors at graduation.

Texans Want More Spent on Prevention Research

April 19, 2004

Sixty-five percent of Texans feel the current amount spent on prevention research—less than one cent of every U.S. health care dollar—is too little, according to a poll released today at a Texas Public Health Association meeting in Houston.

New TAMU Partnership for SRPH

April 6, 2004

The School of Rural Public Health (SRPH), at The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center, and the Bioenvironmental Sciences Program, in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University, will soon offer a fast track to a graduate education in public health.

National Public Health Week Begins April 5

April 1, 2004

The School of Rural Public Health (SRPH), part of The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center, will hold community events next week in conjunction with National Public Health Week, which runs April 5-11, 2004.

SRPH Professor Named to Health Improvement Board

March 11, 2004

Marcia Ory, Ph.D., professor in the department of social and behavioral health at The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center’s School of Rural Public Health, was appointed to the board of directors of the Center for Health Improvement (CHI) (formerly the California Center for Health Improvement), a national policy center based in Sacramento, California.

U.S. Representative to Visit South Texas Center

March 1, 2004

Congressman Rubén Hinojosa, representing the 15th District of Texas, will visit The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center’s South Texas Center at 701 East Vermont Street in McAllen tomorrow, Tuesday, March 2, 2004, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Former Senator Carlos Truan Appointed Special Advisor

January 9, 2004

Former Texas Senator Carlos Truan recently joined The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health (SRPH) as Special Advisor to the Dean. In this new role, Truan will provide guidance and counsel to the dean. Truan will also be an adjunct senior lecturer, serving as a major resource to students and faculty in public health policy issues specific to Texas.