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Administrative Updates

Students excel during Aggies Invent: Pediatric Medical Applications

November 25, 2015

Dehydration is the second leading cause of death in infants, but what if a simple pacifier could prevent it? Student team DeHydraTect developed a dehydration-detecting pacifier during Aggies Invent: Pediatric Medical Applications.

Health Science Center announces latest regents and emerita faculty designations

November 25, 2015

James Samuel, Ph.D., and Lynne Opperman, Ph.D., are the latest recipients of the Regents Professor Award. Jean Brender, Ph.D., RN, was also formally awarded the Professor Emerita status.

College of Medicine researcher elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

November 24, 2015

Samba Reddy, Ph.D., R.Ph., professor of neuroscience and experimental therapeutics and National Institute of Health (NIH) CounterACT Investigator at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, has been recognized as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Ory named 2016 American Academy of Health Behavior Research Laureate

November 12, 2015

Regents and Distinguished Professor Marcia Ory, Ph.D. has been named the 2016 American Academy of Health Behavior (AAHB) Research Laureate in Health Behavior Research.

Parker appointed to DHS’s Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee

November 12, 2015

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson recently announced the appointment of Gerald W. Parker, D.V.M., Ph.D., along with 27 other new members, to the Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee (HSSTAC). The HSSTAC provides scientific and technical advice on matters related to the expansion of technological capabilities across the homeland security enterprise.

Parker to present on global health security at international meetings in South Korea

September 7, 2015

Gerald Parker, vice president for public health preparedness and response at Texas A&M Health Science Center, is presenting at the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA) high-level meeting and the Seoul Defense Dialogue meeting, both in Seoul, South Korea.

Nationally accredited diabetes education program comes to Kingsville

August 3, 2015

The Coastal Bend Health Education Center (CBHEC) has established an American Diabetes Association recognized program in Kingsville to empower individuals diagnosed with diabetes to take control of their health. The program is funded in part by a grant awarded by the Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas.

Parker named Interim Director of the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases

August 3, 2015

Gerald Parker, DVM, Ph.D., M.S., vice president for public health preparedness and response at the Texas A&M Health Science Center, has been named Interim Director of the Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases.