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Education

Meeting the needs of today’s – and tomorrow’s – patients: Preparing medical students for an ever-changing world

August 7, 2015

Texas A&M College of Medicine has launched a new medical curriculum aimed at allowing more time, and diverse opportunities, in clinical training to ensure Aggie physicians are amply prepared to lead Texas' future health care workforce.

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.

Let children move around, stand or walk in the classroom. You’ll see the difference

July 24, 2015

Are standing desks the solution to the childhood obesity epidemic? Ergonomic engineer and Associate Professor at the Texas A&M School of Public Health Mark Benden, Ph.D., weighs in on the topic in an editorial piece. 

Dentist, surgeon begins new era in treating head and neck cancers

June 29, 2015

Dr. David Kang, assistant professor in oral and maxillofacial surgery, joined Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry as its first head and neck oncologic and microvascular reconstructive surgeon.

Conference inspires youth to pursue health careers

February 4, 2015

Hundreds of high school students from around the Coastal Bend explored a variety of health careers at the 13th Annual Future Health Professionals Conference hosted by the Texas A&M Health Science Center Coastal Bend Health Education Center (CBHEC) in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Harnessing Anxiety: Research looks for optimal performance in health care

November 5, 2014

In a series of research studies, College of Nursing faculty members have teamed together to find out what can be done for nursing students to be at their best for optimal learning and performance.

South Texas teens get hands-on lesson about Ebola transmission

October 16, 2014

High school students in South Texas learned first-hand about the transmission of Ebola this week during a simulated disease transmission lab facilitated by the Texas A&M Health Science Center Health Careers Program.

Q&A: Unraveling the mysteries of salivary dysfunction

October 7, 2014

Patients often suffer a long time before coming to see Dr. Ibtisam Al-Hashimi, director of the Salivary Dysfunction Clinic at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry. The clinic is uniquely positioned as a hub to treat patients with salivary dysfunction and by default, Sjögren’s syndrome, a little-understood but extremely prevalent autoimmune condition.

College of Nursing welcomes international leaders in educational advancement for lecture series

September 24, 2014

The Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Nursing will welcome two leaders in the advancement and development of higher education online learning and research.

Stepping away from the textbook: A team-based approach to medicine

August 22, 2014

As our health care system is transforming, it is important that the way we teach our future health care professionals transforms as well. Interprofessional education and team-based medicine are at the center of a growing movement of collaborative training among health professions students.