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SRPH researcher finds list of “model” substance abuse prevention programs lacking

November 15, 2007

A researcher at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health has found that a government list of

SRPH diabetes patient education kiosks go

November 13, 2007

Two researchers at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health are spearheading a novel approach to patient education on diabetes

SRPH founding dean Dr. Sumaya to be honored by HRSA

November 2, 2007

Ciro V. Sumaya, M.D., M.P.H.T.M., dean of the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, is one of five former Health Resources and Services Administration administrators invited to participate in the first HRSA Administrators Forum. Titled

SRPH Dr. Gamm receives ACHE Regent

November 1, 2007

Larry Gamm, Ph.D., head and professor of the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, received the Regent

SRPH Dr. Phillips appointed to Frew Advisory Committee

October 30, 2007

Charles Phillips, Ph.D., M.P.H., professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, recently was appointed to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission Frew Advisory Committee by Commissioner Albert Hawkins.

Texas A&M collaborators awarded $6.8 million for health disparities research

October 23, 2007

A $6.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will allow researchers at Texas A&M University and The Texas A&M University System to study rural and minority health issues such as diabetes and obesity. The Center for the Study of Health Disparities at the Texas A&M

SRPH graduate recognized by Mexican Consulate

September 28, 2007

Elaine Hernandez, M.Ed., M.P.H., graduate of the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, recently received an award from the Mexican Consulate in recognition of her

SRPH involved in new Hispanic elders initiative in Lower Rio Grande Valley

September 27, 2007

The Lower Rio Grande Valley is one of eight sites in the United States recently selected for a new Hispanic Aging Initiative by the Department of Health and Human Services and Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. The Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health will provide program assistance for the Valley counties of Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr and Willacy.

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