The Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded a $350,000, 5-year grant to support the creation of the interdisciplinary program in maternal and child health at the school.
Darcy McMaughan, Ph.D. leads the effort to develop the State of Texas Access Reform (STAR) Kids Screening and Assessment Instrument for children and youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities and other complex health conditions.
Rebecca Wells, Ph.D. was invited to present and discuss her research at a Public Health Systems Research Close-Up Briefing conducted by AcademyHealth in Washington D.C.
Rebecca Wells, Ph.D., professor and department head with the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health, recently published a study entitled “Trends in Local Public Child Welfare Agencies 1999-2009,” in Children and Youth Services Review.
Sharkey identifies high rate of childhood hunger among Mexican-origin families in Texas border colonias
A recent study, lead by Joseph Sharkey, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.D., Professor in the Department of Health Promotion and Community Health Sciences, shows alarming rates of child hunger among children of Mexican immigrants.