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SRPH announces student winners of National Public Health Week poster contest

April 5, 2007

In honor of National Public Health Week this week, Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health faculty, staff and students participated in the second annual research poster symposium and student poster contest.

SRPH celebrates National Public Health Week with several activities

March 29, 2007

In recognition of National Public Health Week, the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health will host several events as part of a weeklong series,

SRPH students volunteer with local Meals on Wheels program for several years

March 19, 2007

Students from the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health have consistently participated in the Brazos Valley Meals on Wheels program since the component first opened its doors. Through the HSC-SRPH Rural Public Health Student Association, students deliver 20-25 meals every Wednesday morning, and student Amanda Reichle coordinates the volunteering efforts.

SRPH, City of Alton conduct bicycle giveaway

March 14, 2007

Each spring, the exodus of students from campus leaves behind a trove of treasures, including hundreds of abandoned bicycles. The Center for Community Health Development at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, in conjunction with the City of Alton and 20 other partners, used these bicycles late last year for a special project.

First public health preparedness fellowship awarded to SRPH alumnus

February 27, 2007

Shaun Fernando, M.P.H., an alumnus of the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, has received the newly created Association of Schools of Public Health/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Public Health Preparedness Fellowship.

SRPH researchers find physicians do not always clearly state decisions to patients

February 23, 2007

Researchers at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health have found that under certain conditions, physicians do not clearly state decisions about a course of action for patients.

SRPH researchers provide Christmas gifts in South Texas colonias

January 18, 2007

Researchers, faculty, staff and students from the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health recently donated gifts to children in underserved colonias of San Carlos, Texas.

SRPH faculty members Hawes, Phillips among most cited researchers

January 9, 2007

Catherine Hawes, Ph.D, and Charles Phillips, Ph.D., M.P.H., faculty members at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, were recently recognized as among the top 250 most frequently cited researchers in the field of general social sciences.

CDC awards SRPH center for rural public health preparedness

December 5, 2006

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently notified the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health that its USA Center for Rural Public Health Preparedness will receive nearly $1 million a year for the next four years to train, partner and collaborate with other centers nationwide