Carrillo receives funding from Border Environment Cooperation Commission

Carrillo receives funding from Border Environment Cooperation Commission

September 9, 2014

Genny Carrillo-Zuniga, M.D., Sc.D., associate professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health McAllen campus, was recently awarded funding by the Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC) to develop an environmental health information program between border communities in both Mexico and the U.S.

Taking control of childhood asthma in South Texas

February 28, 2014

Throughout the past two decades asthma cases have steadily increased as a major pediatric health concern across the United States and Texas. According to the American Lung Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, asthma is one of the most common chronic disorders for children today.

Bolin, Zhao, Rene, Carrillo-Zuniga, Benden, Shipp and McLeroy promoted

August 28, 2013

Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health promotes seven faculty members.

Researcher recognized by DSHS for South Texas asthma program

March 5, 2013

A South Texas asthma education program initiated by Genny Carrillo-Zuniga, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.P.H., Sc.D., assistant professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) School of Rural Public Health, recently was awarded the 2012 Discovery Award by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).

Dr. Carrillo accepted into ASTHO fellowship program

February 12, 2013

Genny Carrillo-Zuniga, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.P.H., Sc.D., assistant professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) School of Rural Public Health, has been accepted into the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) 2013 Environmental Public Health Tracking Peer-to-Peer Fellowship Program.

Dr. Carrillo awarded funds to study quality of life for children with asthma

September 14, 2012

Genny Carrillo Zuniga, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.P.H., Sc.D., assistant professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, recently was awarded a two-year, $50,000 contract by the Environmental Protection Agency.

Carrillo appointed to Gulf Task Force

January 11, 2012

Genny Carrillo Zuniga, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.P.H., Sc.D., assistant professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) School of Rural Public Health, has been appointed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to lead the Environmental Education Committee, Gulf Task Force of the U.S.-Mexico Border 2012 Environmental Program.

Carrillo Awarded EPA Award

November 21, 2011

Genny Carrillo Zuniga, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.P.H., Sc.D. was recently awarded the U.S.-Mexico Border 2012 Environmental Leadership Award by William Luthans, representative from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 6 and Eliacib Lejia Garza, representative of the Secretaria de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (SEMARNAT).

Do you know what triggers asthma?

December 20, 2010

Does your child have asthma? You may not be aware that the majority of asthma triggers may be in or around your home, according to an assistant professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health.

SRPH Trains South Texas Health Workers

September 2, 2010

The Texas A&M Health Science Center (HSC) School of Rural Public Health McAllen Campus and the McAllen Asthma Coalition (MAC) recently partnered with the Texas A&M University Center for Housing and Urban Development colonias program (CHUD) to offer asthma certified continuing education training for South Texas community health workers (promotores).