Public Health Archives

Center for Community Health Development Hosts Health Care Forum

March 29, 2005

For the past four years, researchers at the Center for Community Health Development have worked with underserved areas of the Rio Grande Valley to improve their access to health care. On March 31, the Center’s staff will discuss the project, its accomplishments, and opportunities for expansion while hosting a site visit for staff from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the federal Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The site visit will conclude with a Lower Rio Grande Valley Health Care forum on April 1.

Blanck to Speak at Ibarra Lecture

December 6, 2004

Ronald R. Blanck, D.O., president of The University of North Texas Health Science Center, will present “Evolutions of Medical Care: Technology vs. Public Health” on December 10, 2004, for the 11th annual Jesse D. Ibarra, Jr., M.D., Lectureship in International Health. Dr. Blanck’s presentation will start at 9:30 a.m. in Classroom A at the University Park Plaza in College Station.

Burleson Health Resource Center to Open in Caldwell

October 20, 2004

The Burleson Health Resource Center (BHRC) will hold its grand opening on Thursday, October 28, 2004, from 9:45 to 11:30 a.m. A ribbon cutting will take place at 10 a.m. The BHRC is located on the Burleson St. Joseph Health Center grounds at 1101 Woodson Drive in Caldwell, Texas.

Child Immunization Status Report To Be Discussed

September 14, 2004

Investigators from The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College of Medicine’s Children’s Immunization Education Initiative (CIEI) Program will present their findings from a childhood immunization survey in Hidalgo County colonias at two meetings this week at the A&M Health Science Center’s South Texas Center in McAllen.

SRPH Groundbreaking September 15

September 9, 2004

The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, celebrates the beginning of construction on its new building on Wednesday, September 15, 2004, at 10 a.m. The celebration will be held at the building site on Texas A&M University’s west campus, at the corner of Adriance Lab Road and University Drive.

SRPH Brings Distance Ed Program to Austin

August 19, 2004

For the last five years, the School of Rural Public Health (SRPH), at The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center, has offered its master’s degrees via distance education in several regions of Texas. SRPH begins its first distance education classes in Austin on August 30, 2004. This will be the first Master of Public Health degree program ever offered in Austin.

SRPH Fully Accredited

June 3, 2004

The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health (SRPH) received full accreditation this week from the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). The accreditation lasts for seven years, the maximum amount of time granted to a school, and requires no interim reports from the school.