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Dr. Griffith presenting to CDC on Texas public health preparedness strategic planning

February 25, 2013

Jennifer Griffith, Dr. P.H., M.P.H., assistant professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) School of Rural Public Health, has been invited to present at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response Director’s Seminar Series, April 17 in Atlanta.

Graduate Named ASPH/CDC Global Health Fellow

October 5, 2012

Oseni Abiri, alumnus of the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, has been selected as one of 25 new Allan Rosenfield Global Health Fellows. Abiri will engage in an intensive one-year assignment with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and be based in Nigeria.

Dr. Sharkey awarded grant for border nutrition and obesity project

September 20, 2012

Joseph R. Sharkey, Ph.D., M.P.H., RD, professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) School of Rural Public Health and founding director of the Program for Research in Nutrition and Health Disparities, was recently awarded $140,000 by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Prevention Research Center program for a two-year Texas Border Nutrition and Obesity Policy Research and Evaluation Network project (TxBNOPRE).

SRPH, UNC receive CDC funding for Policies, Programs, and Partners for Fall Prevention Project

September 17, 2012

(COLLEGE STATION, TX) — The Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) School of Rural Public Health, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina schools of Medicine and Public Health, was recently awarded $800,000 by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Prevention Research Center program for a two-year Policies, Programs, and Partners for Fall Prevention (PPPFP) project.

Dr. Benden to Present on Stand-biased Classrooms at CDC Lecture

September 7, 2012

Mark Benden, Ph.D., CPE, assistant professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, will present an invited lecture at the U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on using stand-biased classrooms to combat childhood obesity and promote child learning. The presentation will be Oct. 16 in Atlanta.

Dean Blakely Appointed to Nigeria Advisory Group

September 5, 2012

Craig Blakely, Ph.D., M.P.H, dean of the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, has been appointed to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control International Advisory Group by C. O. Onyebuchi Chukwu, M.D., the Honourable Minister of Health of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.