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SRPH program part of national demonstration project

March 30, 2006

The Master of Health Administration degree program at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health recently was chosen to join nine other sites nationwide in the National Center for Healthcare Leadership

SRPH program part of national demonstration project

March 20, 2006

The Master of Health Administration degree program at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health recently was chosen to join nine other sites nationwide in the National Center for Healthcare Leadership

Brazos Valley Health Partnership awards vans to Brazos Valley Area Agency on Aging

February 27, 2006

The Brazos Valley Health Partnership (BVHP) awarded four mini-vans Thursday to the Brazos Valley Area Agency on Aging, which now assumes management of a free health transportation service providing rural residents rides to health related appointments. The Center for Community Health Development at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health manages a federal grant for the transit system on behalf of the BVHP, which developed the service.

Two SRPH faculty selected to journal advisory board

February 23, 2006

Two faculty with the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health recently were selected to the advisory board of Public Health Reports, the official journal of the U.S. Public Health Service.

SRPH hosts ribbon-cutting for new complex

February 15, 2006

After years of borrowing space in Bryan and College Station, the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health finally has a home of its own to continue innovative efforts for assisting underserved and rural areas of the state. A formal ribbon-cutting occurred Wednesday for the HSC School of Rural Public Health

School of Rural Public Health dean named to national health organization

February 15, 2006

The founding and current dean of the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health recently was chosen a member of the charter class of the National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities Society of Fellows and Scholars.

Active for Life® Receives Award From Archstone Foundation

December 20, 2005

Active for Life ® Receives Award From Archstone Foundation The Active for Life ® program, led by Marcia Ory, Ph.D., at the Texas A&M University System Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, was recognized by the 2005 Archstone Foundation Award of Excellence with an honorable mention. In conjunction with the Gerontological Health Section of the American Public Health Association, the award was created to recognize the best practice models in gerontology and geriatrics.

Texas A&M HSC Homeland Security Office to Host Suicide Bombers Conference

December 5, 2005

Texas A&M Health Science Center’s Office of Homeland Security will host a statewide conference on suicide bombers and homeland security to provide the "know-how" about the typology, methodology motivation, preparation, bombs and techniques used by suicide bombers. The conference will be held at the Ramada Inn in College Station on Dec. 6-7.

November 21 Honors Public Health Heroes

November 18, 2005

November 21 marks the inaugural Public Health Thank You Day. The Texas A&M Health Science Center would like to give special thanks to their local “public health heroes” who protect the nation’s health throughout the year.