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.
A recent study led by Ming Tai-Seale, Ph.D., M.P.H., associate professor at The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center's School of Rural Public Health, indicates that the more choice people feel they have when choosing a doctor, the better they feel about their doctor.
Colin DCunha, M.D., M.H.S.C., F.R.C.P.C., Ontarios Commissioner of Public Health and Assistant Deputy Minister, will present SARS: Response to an Emergent Disease at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 30, as part of the Tenth Annual Jesse D. Ibarra, Jr., M.D., Lectureship in International Health sponsored by The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health and Scott & White.
The Madison Health Network, a group of 14 service organizations, has received a $40,000 grant from the states Office of Rural and Community Affairs (ORCA). The health network is using the grant to begin providing a variety of services at the Madison Health Resource Center in Madisonville, which opened for business on September 8.
Leaders at the School of Rural Public Health (SRPH), part of The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center, and the Biomedical Sciences Program of the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine will sign an agreement today that allows students to obtain both a bachelors degree in Biomedical Sciences and a Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) in five years.