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SRPH honors its first Austin distance education graduates

May 3, 2007

The Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health recently honored its first group of Austin distance education students, as each of the 18 soon-to-be graduates will receive a Master of Public Health degree with a concentration in epidemiology and environmental health.

SRPH Active for Life receives Cornerstone Award

April 30, 2007

Seeking to increase the number of physically active mid-life and older adults, the Active for Life program at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health recently received the Cornerstone Award.

SRPH assisting Leon County in administering grant for better access to care, services

April 25, 2007

The Health Resources and Services Administration Office of Rural Health Policy has awarded Leon County a three-year grant of approximately $540,000 to develop a network and infrastructure for increasing access to specialty care and mental health services for county residents, and assistance will be provided by the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health.

SRPH announces student winners of National Public Health Week poster contest

April 5, 2007

In honor of National Public Health Week this week, Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health faculty, staff and students participated in the second annual research poster symposium and student poster contest.

SRPH celebrates National Public Health Week with several activities

March 29, 2007

In recognition of National Public Health Week, the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health will host several events as part of a weeklong series,

SRPH students volunteer with local Meals on Wheels program for several years

March 19, 2007

Students from the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health have consistently participated in the Brazos Valley Meals on Wheels program since the component first opened its doors. Through the HSC-SRPH Rural Public Health Student Association, students deliver 20-25 meals every Wednesday morning, and student Amanda Reichle coordinates the volunteering efforts.

SRPH, City of Alton conduct bicycle giveaway

March 14, 2007

Each spring, the exodus of students from campus leaves behind a trove of treasures, including hundreds of abandoned bicycles. The Center for Community Health Development at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, in conjunction with the City of Alton and 20 other partners, used these bicycles late last year for a special project.

First public health preparedness fellowship awarded to SRPH alumnus

February 27, 2007

Shaun Fernando, M.P.H., an alumnus of the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, has received the newly created Association of Schools of Public Health/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Public Health Preparedness Fellowship.

SRPH researchers find physicians do not always clearly state decisions to patients

February 23, 2007

Researchers at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health have found that under certain conditions, physicians do not clearly state decisions about a course of action for patients.