community health workers

Over $1.1 million in CPRIT grants awarded to Health Science Center faculty for cancer research

January 11, 2016

The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) recently awarded grants totaling over $1.1 million to two faculty members at the Texas A&M Health Science Center, one in the College of Medicine and one in the School of Public Health.

The hands that give: Community health workers provide more than just health education

September 16, 2015

Community health workers are a vital part of the Texas A&M Diabetes Education Program. By providing continuous, supportive and effective care for people with diabetes, community health workers are a key component to increasing the quality of care and improving diabetes outcomes in low-income populations.