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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

SRPH receives BVCOG Glen J. Cook Regional Services Award

September 12, 2007

The Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health received the prestigious Glen J. Cook Regional Services Award from the Brazos Valley Council of Governments at its annual meeting Wednesday, Sept. 12.

SRPH student receives 2007 Korean Honor Scholarship

August 23, 2007

Sang Nam Ahn, a doctoral student at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, recently was awarded the 2007 Korean Honor Scholarship from the Republic of Korea ambassador

SRPH Dr. Phillips awarded Health and Human Services Commission contract

August 10, 2007

Charles Phillips, Ph.D., M.P.H., professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, recently was awarded a two-year $967,000 contract from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission to develop a comprehensive assessment tool and a resource allocation model for all Texas children receiving Medicaid personal care services.

SRPH Dr. Sharkey joins NIH study section

August 7, 2007

Joseph Sharkey, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.D., associate professor in the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, recently accepted an invitation to join the National Institutes of Health Community-Level Health Promotion study section.

SRPH Dr. Brender receives NIH award for birth defect study

July 31, 2007

Jean Brender, Ph.D., R.N., associate professor with the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, recently was awarded more than $1.4 million to study the effect of certain medications, nitrates and nitrites in food and water, and the combined effect of these exposures on the risk of birth defects, the leading cause of infant deaths in the United States.

SRPH rural health policy expert participates in first National Rural Assembly

July 26, 2007

Rural health policy expert Dr. Larry Gamm of the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health was among 300 invited participants at the first National Rural Assembly, June 25-27 in Washington D.C.

SRPH doctoral student named president of A&M International Graduate Student Association

July 10, 2007

Sang Nam Ahn, a doctoral student at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, has been named president of the Texas A&M University International Graduate Student Association.

SRPH Dr. Ory receives 2007 Mentorship in Gerontology Award

July 9, 2007

Marcia G. Ory, Ph.D., M.P.H., of the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health recently was selected co-recipient of the 2007 Distinguished Mentorship in Gerontology Award from the Gerontological Society of America.