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Research Reveals What Shapes Patient Impressions of Doctors

October 27, 2003

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.

Canadian Commissioner of Public Health to Speak About SARS on September 30

September 23, 2003

Colin D’Cunha, M.D., M.H.S.C., F.R.C.P.C., Ontario’s 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.

Madison Health Network Receives Grant

September 11, 2003

The Madison Health Network, a group of 14 service organizations, has received a $40,000 grant from the state’s 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.

School of Rural Public Health and College of Veterinary Medicine Establish Joint Degree

August 7, 2003

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 bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences and a Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) in five years.