Marcia Ory, Ph.D.

Marcia Ory, Ph.D.


Meghan Wernicke, M.P.H.

Meghan Wernicke, M.P.H.












Marcia Ory, Ph.D., M.P.H., Regents Professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) School of Rural Public Health, recently was appointed to the Texas Cancer Coalition, which includes agencies and researchers working toward cancer control in Texas. Dr. Ory is principal investigator of the Communities of Texas, Cancer-Activity-Research-Education-Support (CTxCARES) program.

Megan Wernicke, M.P.H., program manager of CTxCARES, was recently appointed to the Brazos Valley American Cancer Society Board of Directors.

Dr. Ory also presented preliminary results from the Texas Child Obesity Prevention Policy Evaluation during Texas Obesity Awareness Week at the Legislative Conference Center in the Texas State Capitol on Sept. 22.

— Rae Lynn Mitchell