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Should public health be part of core college curriculum?

June 12, 2020
COVID-19 pandemic sheds light on need for wider public knowledge of diseases and their spread

Global policy changes can have local environmental impact

June 8, 2020
Public health researchers study effects of China’s ban on importing plastic wastes on the environmental health in a U.S. community

Master of Health Administration program reaccredited by CAHME

June 8, 2020
Highest ranked public graduate health administration program in Texas consistently accredited since 2008

Intelligent assistive technology: Researchers investigate technologies to assist adults with dementia

June 2, 2020
Technologies play a growing role in helping adults with dementia but must be developed in an ethical and equitable way

COVID Chemistry

May 29, 2020
The role of environmental chemists in studying disease outbreaks

Early exposure to arsenic can lead to lingering respiratory effects among males

May 26, 2020
Study finds little remaining evidence of chronic respiratory illness in females who have been exposed to the toxin

Researchers investigate sanitation facility use in Indian slums

May 25, 2020
Connecting social networks within communities with low sanitation facility use

Shocks to the health care system: Economic effects of COVID-19 on anesthesia services

May 15, 2020
Health economist from the School of Public Health sheds light on the “economic shock” caused by the pandemic and its impact on anesthesiologists’ practices

What is contact tracing, and how will it work in Texas?

May 12, 2020
School of Public Health experts explain efforts to prevent COVID-19 from having a strong rebound